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Connolly: Budget uncertainty has 'insidious impact' on feds, contractors

A bevy of issues has piled up on lawmakers' to-do list, including fiscal 2014 funding and a pay raise for federal employees. But they don't have much time to act. Rep. Gerry Connolly (D-Va.), whose district includes many federal employees and contractors, tells Federal News Radio the climate of uncertainty is having a negative impact on both groups.

Tags: budget , Congress , House , Gerry Connolly , pay freeze , workforce , In Depth , Francis Rose , Jack Moore

Wednesday - 09/04/2013, 02:34pm EDT
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FEEA suspends furlough loans to feds

The Federal Employee Education and Assistance Fund announced Wednesday it will have to suspend new furlough loans to civilian federal employees, due to a lack of available funds.

Tags: FEEA , furloughs , loans , Shefali Kapadia , Robert Tobias

Wednesday - 09/04/2013, 09:29am EDT

Agencies' FY 2015 budget planning 'tied up in knots' by uncertainty

Agencies are already planning for their 2015 budgets, and will submit preliminary plans to the Office of Management and Budget next month. Funding for the current year runs out Oct. 1, there's no word on a budget or even a stopgap continuing resolution and the across-the-board sequestration cuts are still threatening to gum up the works.

Tags: management , budget , OMB , Robert Shea , In Depth , Francis Rose , Jack Moore

Wednesday - 08/28/2013, 04:06pm EDT
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From binder clips to sequester pads, one fed takes small steps to tackle big budget problems

Joseph Frankovic looked around his office at the Federal Register and saw that it was being overrun by binder clips. At a time when agencies are struggling to save budget dollars wherever they can, Frankovic saw an opportunity to make a difference - and he took it.

Tags: Joseph Frankovic , Federal Register , NARA , workforce , Michael OConnell , Federal Drive , green government

Thursday - 08/29/2013, 06:43pm EDT

The state of the small business contracting market

Womenable CEO Julie Weeks joins host Mark Amtower to talk about her research on small business contractors and what they can do to earn more government business.
September 2, 2013

Tags: contracting , Julie Weeks , Womenable , American Express Open Forum , American Express , Mark Amtower , Small business contracting , Amtower Off Center , women owned small businesses ,

Monday - 09/02/2013, 07:11pm EDT
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The defense budget and military satellite communications

Todd Harrison, senior fellow for Defense Budget Studies at the Center for Strategic and Budetary Assessments, will discuss how the defense industry is being impacted by sequestration. He will also give us an update on the U.S. military satellite communications system.
August 30 & September 6, 2013

Tags: workforce , Todd Harrison , Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments , DoD budget , MILSATCOM , contracting , Derrick Dortch , Fed Access

Friday - 08/30/2013, 10:41pm EDT
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What's ahead for senior executives?

Senior Executives Association president Carol Bonosaro will discuss a new survey where government execs were asked their opinions on a wide variey of issues.
August 28, 2013

Tags: pay and benefits , budget cuts , Senior Executives Assocation , Senior Executives Service , Carol Bonosaro , Mike Causey , Your Turn

Wednesday - 08/28/2013, 08:03pm EDT
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Hagel talks sequestration and readiness

Secretary of State Chuck Hagel speaks to marines about the impact of sequestration on the military's readiness. Also, Air Force Maj. Gen. Steven Kwast discusses the upcoming Quadrennial Defense Review.

Tags: Pentagon Solutions , Chuck Hagel , Beth McGrath , Steven Kwast , DoD ,

Wednesday - 08/28/2013, 06:19pm EDT
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A foursome you don't want?

Ever hear the old saying that bad things come in threes? It's been around a long time, and it often seems to work out that way. Bad news, bad weather, whatever. Unless you happen to work for the federal government, in which case, make that bad news comes as a foursome, Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says.

Tags: Mike Causey , Federal Report , workforce ,

Wednesday - 08/28/2013, 02:00am EDT

Former Air Force Secretary Michael Donley to lead Pentagon's drive for efficiencies

Former Air Force Secretary Michael Donley has a new job: Help the Defense Department cut its headquarters budget by $40 billion over the next 10 years and streamline the Pentagon's organizational structure. Deputy Defense Secretary Ashton Carter revealed in internal guidance Monday that Donley, who stepped down from the Air Force in June, would lead the efficiencies review.

Tags: DoD , budget , Michael Donley , Air Force , Ashton Carter , Chuck Hagel , efficiencies , Jack Moore

Tuesday - 08/27/2013, 04:48pm EDT
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