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GAO Reviews Pentagon’s Budget Mgmt Strategy Under Sequestration

The U.S. Defense Department used short-term strategies to manage funds for major programs and functions during fiscal 2013’s sequester, a new Government Accountability Office ...
Ray Mabus

Ray Mabus: Navy Must Maintain Tech R&D Budget

Ray Mabus U.S. Navy Secretary Ray Mabus said at a Defense One-hosted forum Wednesday that the military service wants flexibility in how it spends federal money on weapon systems, Federal ...
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CBO: House Committee’s 2016 NDAA Would Affect Revenue, Direct Spending

A Congressional Budget Office report estimates that passage of the House Armed Services Committee’s 2016 National Defense Authorization Act would lower revenues by $1.3 billion ...
Gen. Martin Dempsey

Martin Dempsey: US Security Strategy Change Needed If FY 2016 Sequester Falls

Martin Dempsey U.S. Army Gen. Martin Dempsey has warned against another round of sequestration as he advocated for President Barack Obama’s fiscal year 2016 budget request before ...
Ashton Carter

Ashton Carter: Pentagon Needs More Stable Funding

Ashton Carter Defense Secretary Ashton Carter has told the Senate’s defense appropriations subcommittee that Pentagon and industry partners need a solid, long-term funding structure ...
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GAO: Navy Needs to Balance UCLASS Program Budget, Requirements

The Government Accountability Office has advised the U.S. Navy to review funding and technology resources for the Unmanned Carrier-Launched Airborne Surveillance Strike aircraft development ...
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Congressional Committee Starts 2016 Budget Talks

A House-Senate budget conference committee held its first public meeting Monday at the Capitol to tackle each party’s fiscal 2016 spending priorities, Defense News reported Monday. John ...
digital government

Mikey Dickerson: Teamwork Key to Gov’t Digital Service Projects

The U.S. Digital Service has been recruiting information technology professionals from the private sector to help federal agencies plan, develop and implement technology-based public ...
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Senate Passes Budget Plan in 52-46 Vote

The Senate has passed a fiscal year 2016 budget that increases military funding and seeks a 10-year deficit reduction of $5.1 trillion without any tax increases, USA Today reported ...
Congress

House to Decide on 2016 Budget Plan This Week; John Boehner Comments

The House of Representatives is set to vote this week on two versions of a spending plan for the next fiscal year, Politico reported Tuesday. Jake Sherman writes House Speaker John ...