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Budget, sequestration and defense sales

On this week's Capital Impact show, Bloomberg Government analysts will discuss how the budget deal will affect next year's government funding,and how budget cuts are affecting U.S. defense industrial capabilities.
December 19, 2013

Tags: acquisition , budget deal , sequestration , Congress , budget 2014 , DoD , defense industrial base , Kevin Brancato , Allen Scott , Bloomberg Government , Capital Impact

Thursday - 12/19/2013, 05:48pm EST
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Will budget cuts be easier on heels of new GAO report?

The Government Accountability Office released its first annual report required by Congress to examine overlap among federal programs. Auditors found agencies have redundant programs in everything from contracting to food safety to literacy education.

Tags: management , Tom Coburn , GAO , DoD , program evaluation , Jason Miller

Tuesday - 03/01/2011, 12:44pm EST

Obama to propose major government reorganization

In the State of the Union, the President said he will submit a proposal to Congress to reduce the overlap among agencies. Obama also called for a five-year freeze in domestic spending, but asked lawmakers to do more with entitlement spending. He also promised to continue to invest in innovation and research and development.

Tags: management , Barack Obama , Paul Ryan , Darrell Issa , White House , State of the Union , Deficit Commission , green energy , government reorganization , earmarks , transparency , Jason Miller

Wednesday - 01/26/2011, 12:55am EST

Read This, Save $146.4 Billion!

So how do you sell something to Congress and the public? You must make sure that the numbers you present look good...even if they don't make sense. Thanks to a sharp-eyed reader, Senior Correspondent Mike Causey is now in possession of the magic numbers formula and if you read today's column you can save yourself $124.6 billion.

Tags: pay and benefits , Mike Causey , furloughs , job cuts

Thursday - 01/13/2011, 04:00am EST

Bill would make deficit commission proposals law

Rep. Kevin Brady (R-Texas) introduces legislation to cut the federal workforce by 10 percent and freeze federal pay for an additional year. The bill includes a host of suggestions to cut spending from both the commission and from the Obama and Bush administrations. Brady said collecting unpaid taxes from federal employees could result in $3 billion.

Tags: management , Kevin Brady , DoD , Justice , IRS , White House , budget deficit , National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and R , Jason Miller

Monday - 01/10/2011, 02:57pm EST

Declining the stimulus

Some states and localities just say no to federal stimulus funding.

Tags: stimulus ,

Tuesday - 05/05/2009, 09:09am EDT
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