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Sequestration would mean 12.1 percent cut to agency spending

Agencies could see a budget cut of 12.1 percent starting Jan. 2, 2013, if Congress does not come up with an alternative to sequestration. The estimated reduction comes from a new report by the Congressional Research Service.

Tags: Congressional Research Service , budget , Congress , Jolie Lee

Wednesday - 05/02/2012, 05:30am EDT

OMB: No contingency plans yet for sequestration

A top official at the Office of Management and Budget said it's "premature" to begin planning for the automatic, across-the-board cuts that will go into effect Jan. 2, 2013, if Congress cannot reach a deal to reduce the deficit by $1.2 trillion over the next decade.

Tags: Danny Werfel , OMB , Congress , Paul Ryan , budget ,

Wednesday - 04/25/2012, 02:19pm EDT

OMB says VA should be exempt from sequestration cuts

The Veterans Affairs Department should be exempt from the automatic across-the-board cuts or sequestration laid out in last summer's Budget Control Act, according to an April 23 letter from the Office of Management and Budget.

Tags: Steven Aitken , OMB , VA , budget , GAO , Jolie Lee

Tuesday - 04/24/2012, 09:45am EDT

Budget Control Act unclear about how to make DoD sequestration cuts

BCA does not specify how those cuts would be implemented. One interpretation is every program is cut by the same amount, which would be by about 13 percent. The other interpretation of the act is the overall spending would have to be reduced by 13 percent and the Pentagon could pick and choose the programs to cut, said Kevin Brancato, a defense analyst for Bloomberg Government.

Tags: Kevin Brancato , Bloomberg Government , federal drive , budget , Management ,

Thursday - 04/12/2012, 09:59am EDT
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Budget glass is more than half full for Navy, Marine Corps

Navy and Marine Corps officials are upbeat about how they'll fare under the current round of budget cuts. Navy Department officials said the strategy DoD developed following the passage of the Budget Control Act aligns perfectly with the capabilities of the maritime services.

Tags: DoD , Navy , Marine Corps , budget , Budget Control Act , Robert Work , Buck McKeon , Ray Mabus

Thursday - 04/19/2012, 05:09am EDT
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Congress returns to packed budget agenda, tight deadlines

Congress returns to session this week with a few short months to reach a budget resolution for the new fiscal year starting Oct. 1 and agree on how to avoid the automatic spending cuts of $1.2 trillion over the next decade that will be triggered Jan. 2, 2013, under the Budget Control Act debt limit deal. But don't expect much to get accomplished before the election, say budget experts.

Tags: Steve Bell , Bipartisan Policy Center , Julie Tagen , NARFE , Beth Moten , AFGE , Colleen Kelley , NTEU , pay and benefits , budget , Congress , Budget Control Act , workforce , retirement , Robert Tobias , American University

Monday - 04/16/2012, 11:10am EDT

Sequestration may hit defense industry harder than troops

Sequestration would kill hundreds of thousands of defense industry jobs, the Pentagon warns. Frank Kendall told senators during his nomination hearing to be the DoD acquisition chief that personnel accounts would be shielded so lower-tiered contractors would feel the brunt of cuts.

Tags: DoD , Congress , John McCain , Carl Levin , Industry , Budget Control Act , defense industrial base , Frank Kendall , Heidi Shyu , Jared Serbu

Friday - 03/30/2012, 05:33am EDT
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A month off (without pay)?

Unless Congress gets on the ball, some federal agencies like the FBI say they might have to furlough employees for a month or more next year. Senior Correspondent Mike Causey wants to know: Is this bluff and drama or the real thing?

Tags: Mike Causey , federal report , furloughs , workforce , Management , budget , DoJ , pay and benefits

Tuesday - 03/20/2012, 02:00am EDT

Analysis: GOP cuts will only be deeper compared to sequestration

Steve Bell, senior director of the Economic Policy Project at the Bipartisan Policy Center, told The Federal Drive with Tom Temin that unless something dramatic happens the budget will have about $1 trillion for the next 10 years.

Tags: budget , Steve Bell , Bipartisan Policy Center , federal drive , deficit , House , Congress , Paul Ryan

Monday - 03/19/2012, 11:26am EDT
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SES mobility not 'musical chairs'

Host Mike Causey will talk career mobility with Carol Bonosaro, president of the Senior Executives Service. Federal Times Senior Writers Stephen Losey and Sean Reilly will talk about how pending legislation in Congress will affect your pay and benefits.
March 14, 2012

Tags: pay and benefits , Senior Executives Service , Carol Bonasaro , Federal Times , Sean Reilly , Stephen Losey , retirement , budget battle , USPS , Budget Control Act , pay freeze , Mike Causey , Your Turn with Mike Causey , buyouts , downsizing

Wednesday - 03/14/2012, 11:19pm EDT
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