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Contractors can expect uncertain, difficult times ahead, expert says

Michael Tinsley, CEO of NeoSystems Corp., tells The Federal Drive with Tom Temin and Emily Kopp, there's little contractors can do to influence agencies facing impending sequestration beyond maintaining good communications and weathering the storm.

Tags: Michael Tinsley , Federal Drive , NeoSystems Corp. , contracting , industry , acquisition , budget , Michael OConnell

Tuesday - 02/05/2013, 11:24am EST
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Obama seeks to delay sequester with short-term fix

President Barack Obama is asking Congress for a short-term deficit reduction package of spending cuts and tax revenue that will delay the effective date of steeper automatic cuts now scheduled to kick in on March 1. Obama said the looming cuts would be economically damaging and must be avoided.

Tags: budget , Congress , Barack Obama , Harry Reid , John Boehner

Tuesday - 02/05/2013, 01:59pm EST

Furloughs vs. buyouts

Are you sick of hearing the F-word coming out of Washington? Would you offer yourself up as buyout bait? If the answer to either is yes, check out Senior Correspondent Mike Causey's Federal Report for the latest forecast.

Tags: Mike Causey , Federal Report , pay and benefits , retirement , buyouts , furloughs ,

Wednesday - 02/06/2013, 02:00am EST

Lawmakers decry impending DoD cuts

On this week's show, Federal News Radio's Jared Serbu talks about the impending cuts with two members of Congress, Rep. Rob Wittman (R-Va.), the chairman of the House Armed Services subcommittee on readiness, and Rep. Jim Moran (D-Va.), whose suburban Washington district includes a high concentration of DoD civilian employees.

Tags: Jared Serbu , On DoD , DoD , Rob Wittman , Jim Moran ,

Wednesday - 02/06/2013, 03:09pm EST
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Shutdown, furlough, what next?

Federal Managers Association President Pat Niehaus and Federal Times reporters Steve Losey and Sean Reilly join host Mike Causey to talk about sequestration and other issues affecting feds.
January 30, 2013

Tags: pay and benefits , government shutdown , furloughs , federal managers , Federal Managers Association , Pat Niehaus , Federal Times , Stephen Losey , Sean Reilly , Roth TSP , Mike Causey , Your Turn

Wednesday - 01/30/2013, 07:55pm EST
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Navy details two rounds of budget cutbacks for 2013

Round one is already in effect and includes a civilian hiring freeze, cancellation of conferences, cutbacks on training, and a reduction in IT spending for the Navy. Round two would involve unpaid civilian furloughs, operational reductions for deployed ships, and cuts to tuition assistance for sailors.

Tags: DoD , Navy , continuing resolution , DoD budget , Jonathan Greenert , John Kirby , Jared Serbu , On DoD , budget

Wednesday - 01/30/2013, 05:14am EST
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DoD details furloughs under sequestration

Deputy Defense Secretary Ashton Carter said employees furloughed because of sequestration would lose one day of work per week for the remainder of the budget year, which ends in September. DoD already is eliminating 46,000 temporary civilian workers in anticipation of budget cuts.

Tags: DoD , budget , workforce , Ashton Carter

Friday - 01/25/2013, 05:16pm EST
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