Deborah Lee James

Deborah Lee James: Air Force Seeks $10B Boost for Personnel, Modernization, Stewardship Programs

Deborah Lee James U.S. Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James has told the House Appropriations Committee’s defense panel that the service faces challenges in its goals to meet global ...
Mac Thornberry

Rep. Mac Thornberry Wants Restoration of Pre-Sequestration Budget Caps

Mac Thornberry Mac Thornberry (R-Texas) has proposed to revive pre-sequestration budget caps of $566 billion for national defense and $50.9 billion for overseas operations in a move ...
Stephen Warren

Stephen Warren Outlines VA’s $4B IT Budget Proposal

Stephen Warren Stephen Warren, chief information officer at the Department of Veterans Affairs, provided a summary of the agency’s proposed $4.1 billion budget for information ...
John McHugh

Army Sec. John McHugh: Majority in Congress Seeks to Address Sequestration in FY 2016

John McHugh U.S. Army Secretary John McHugh has expressed optimism that Congress would prevent another round of sequestration in fiscal year 2016, National Defense magazine reported ...
IT Spending

Deltek’s Jennifer Sakole: Federal IT Spending on the Rise

Jennifer Sakole, principal analyst for federal information services at Deltek, has noted a $1.6 billion increase in federal information technology spending in fiscal year 2014, up 2.4 ...
Mike McCord

Mike McCord: DoD Could Submit Another Sequestration Impacts Outline to Congress

Mike McCord Defense Department Comptroller Mike McCord has said DoD will likely produce a document to highlight the effects the agency will see if sequestration resumes in fiscal 2016, ...
CBO

CBO Examines Cost Implications of Energy Savings Performance Contracts for Agencies

A Congressional Budget Office report indicates federal agencies can use energy savings performance contracts to save on their electricity bills as budget appropriations decline. Under ...
Jeh Johnson

CNN: Jeh Johnson Warns Against DHS Workforce Furlough if Congress Blocks Funds

Jeh Johnson Jeh Johnson, secretary of the Department of Homeland Security, said the department could furlough an estimated 30,000 employees if Republican lawmakers continue plans to ...
Dan Tangherlini

Dan Tangherlini: Federal Building Construction, Repair Projects Highlighted in FY 2016 Budget Plan

Dan Tangherlini President Barack Obama has outlined several construction and repair projects in his fiscal 2016 budget proposal in a move to modernize U.S. public buildings. The budget ...
cyber

President Obama Wants to Pump $14B into Cybersecurity Programs

President Barack Obama is seeking $14 billion in funding to bolster the U.S. government’s cybersecurity efforts under the fiscal year 2016 budget plan, Reuters reported Monday. Alina ...