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 ...
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, ...
Robert Hale

Robert Hale: Sequestration Not a Sure Thing in 2016

Robert Hale Robert Hale, the former Defense Department comptroller and a current fellow at Booz Allen Hamilton, has outlined several public misconceptions about the sequestration process ...
Jeh Johnson

Homeland Security Funding Set to Expire Friday; Jeh Johnson Comments

Jeh Johnson Lawmakers are facing a tight schedule to pass a $40 billion funding for the Department of Homeland Security in order to prevent a partial agency shutdown, USA Today reported ...
cyber

House Homeland Security Committee to Mull Cyber Legislation at Hearing

The House Homeland Security Committee is scheduled to review President Barack Obama’s cybersecurity legislative proposal at a Feb. 25 hearing, GovInfo Security reported Wednesday. Eric ...
Shaun Donovan

OMB’s Shaun Donovan: Sequester Would Cut $90B From FY 2016 Discretionary Spending

Shaun Donovan The Office of Management and Budget has submitted a report to Congress that says up to $90.4 billion in agencies’ discretionary spending for fiscal year 2016 ...
Thomas Carper

Sen. Thomas Carper’s Cyber Bill Pushes Gov’t-Private Sector Data Sharing

Thomas Carper Sen. Thomas Carper (D-DE) has proposed a new cybersecurity bill that pushes for threat intelligence sharing between the private sector and government by easing regulatory ...
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 ...
budget analysis review

White House Seeks $54B Intelligence Budget for FY 2016

The White House has requested $53.9 billion to fund U.S. spy agencies in fiscal year 2016, the Wall Street Journal reported Monday. Damian Paletta writes that the budget proposal is ...
budget analysis review

President Obama to Release Fiscal 2015 Budget Proposal

President Barack Obama is set to submit his annual budget proposal to Congress for the fiscal year 2015, The Hill reported Thursday. Justin Sink writes the president plans to ask Congress ...