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The budget standoff continues in Washington, even while congress is on recess. Amy Morris, co-host of "The Federal Drive" and executive editor at Federal News Radio 1500 am answers questions on Fox5.
Erik Wasson, staff writer for The Hill, joins us with the latest in the budget back and forth.
The Postal Service is encouraged by the President's recognition of the Postal Service's financial situation. For why, and what's next, we talk with USPS CFO, Joseph Corbett.
Analysts see great risk in the Pentagon's 2012 budget proposal, which bets procurement plans on the services' ability to squeeze billions of dollars from overhead and other spending.
Carrie Budoff Brown, congressional reporter for Politico
Although the White House is confident that a shutdown can be avoided, the government also has a contingency plan in case of a shutdown. These plans have been in place since 1980, says the White House press secretary.
Robert Tobias, director of Key Executive Leadership Programs at American University, says it's easy for federal managers to "hunker down" in the trenches while their budgets are under fire. But Tobias argues that now is the time to re-evaluate and improve how their employees deliver services to the public.
House Speaker John Boehner has raised eyebrows by saying the administration has added 200,000 federal jobs. Partnership for Public Service's John Palguta said it's not the size that matters. It's what you do with it.
The Air Force is working to balance today's needs and tomorrow's challenges while operating under intense fiscal pressures.