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Sequestration crisis at the FBI

The drastic budgetary cuts that face the FBI pose a clear and present danger to national security and to the citizens of the United States. If these cuts remain in place it will not be a question of if, but rather when disaster will occur, says Ellen Glasser, president of the Society of Former Special Agents of the FBI.

Tags: FBI , Ellen Glasser

Friday - 11/22/2013, 02:00am EST

How sequestration and hiring freezes are shaping the future of SSA

In this week's edition of Agency of the Month, Dr. Reginald Wells, Deputy Commissioner at the Social Security Administration, discusses the human resources pressures caused by tightening budgets.

Tags: Reginald Wells , SSA , budget , CHCO , human resources , Sean McCalley , Agency of the Month

Thursday - 11/21/2013, 11:24am EST
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Air Force must shrink, with or without sequestration

The Air Force's acting top official says even if sequestration is repealed, the service has an imbalance between its personnel costs and the money it must spend to keep its force trained and ready. Unfortunately, the Air Force may not have any trouble getting airmen to leave the service voluntarily.

Tags: DoD , Air Force , readiness , Eric Fanning , Jared Serbu

Friday - 11/15/2013, 07:58am EST
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Mikulski seeks two-year sequestration solution

Sen. Barbara Mikulski (D-Md.), chairwoman of the Appropriations Committee, took to the Senate floor this week calling on House-Senate budget negotiators to look at replacing the across-the-board sequestration cuts for at least two years.

Tags: Congress , Senate , budget , Barbara Mikulski , Hal Rogers , Jack Moore

Friday - 11/08/2013, 12:23pm EST

Fed groups: Pay and benefits should be off the table in budget talks

A coalition of more than two dozen federal-employee unions and advocacy groups is calling on budget negotiators to come up with a way to undo the across-the-board sequestration budget cuts that are poised to slash agency spending by billions more this year. But following three years of a pay freeze and the recent 16-day government shutdown, the groups are equally adamant that changes to federal employees' pay and benefits should be off the table.

Tags: pay and benefits , Federal-Postal Coalition , NTEU , Colleen Kelley , budget , Congress , retirement contributions , Jack Moore

Friday - 11/08/2013, 10:24am EST

Sequestration's second year worse than its first, military chiefs warn

The heads of DoD's military services say they were able to somewhat blunt sequestration's impact during its first year by using several one-time tactics. But they say the consequences of sudden reductions will get worse in 2014 and beyond.

Tags: DoD , Congress , James Amos , Jonathan Greenert , Raymond Odierno , Mark Welsh , Jared Serbu

Friday - 11/08/2013, 03:57am EST
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Budget experts blame lawmaker 'disengagement' as source of DoD turmoil

Former top staffers say current members of Congress no longer have a stake in any particular appropriation or authorization bill making its way through the legislative gauntlet one reason why DoD and the rest of government continue to stumble from one continuing resolution to the next.

Tags: DoD , Congress , budget , Center for Strategic and International Studies , Jim Dyer , Steve Cortese , Charles Houy , David Lyles , Jared Serbu

Thursday - 11/07/2013, 05:51am EST
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SSA shares lessons learned in tight budget climate

In part two of our Agency of the Month interview with Peter Spencer, deputy commissioner for Budget, Finance, Quality and Management at the Social Security Administration, Spencer says lessons learned in 2013 will help the agency moving forward in 2014 and beyond.

Tags: budget , Peter Spencer , Sean McCalley , Agency of the Month , SSA

Thursday - 11/07/2013, 11:14am EST
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DoD braces for a future of degraded military readiness

Pentagon leaders have spent the past two years warning Congress that sequestration would severely hamper the ability to deploy military forces to contingencies around the world. With no apparent relief in sight from the cuts, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said it's time to start thinking about making the best of a bad situation.

Tags: DoD , Congress , readiness , pay and benefits , Chuck Hagel , Mike Hostage , Ray Odierno , Jared Serbu , management , CSIS

Wednesday - 11/06/2013, 04:00am EST
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