Pentagon

Military Leaders, Senators Caution Against Another Budget Sequester

A group of military leaders and Senate Armed Services Committee members have given caution about the potential impact to Defense Department programs if sequestration is renewed, Defense ...
Megan Smith

Megan Smith: US Digital Services Offices Need People with ‘Technical Quotient’

Megan Smith Federal Chief Technology Officer Megan Smith has highlighted the government’s desire to hire people with a “technical quotient” to help U.S. digital services ...
Gen. Martin Dempsey

Martin Dempsey: Global Security Environment ‘More Dangerous’ as Sequester Looms

Gen. Martin Dempsey Gen. Martin Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, believes that sequestration will adversely affect U.S. national security efforts and its readiness ...
Budget

OMB: Fiscal 2015 Budget Safe from Cuts

The Office of Management and Budget has announced that defense and nondefense appropriations for fiscal year 2015 are safe from sequestration cuts, Federal News Radio reported Friday. Jason ...
Rep. Cynthia Lummis

New Bill Seeks to Limit Federal Hires; Rep. Cynthia Lummis Comments

Rep. Cynthia Lummis Reps. Cynthia Lummis (R-WY) and Mick Mulvaney (R-SC) have introduced a new bill that seeks to limit federal agency hiring in an effort to reduce costs without removing ...
Beth Cobert

Beth Cobert: OMB to Update Digital Services Playbook, TechFAR

Beth Cobert The Office of Management and Budget is updating the Digital Services Playbook and TechFAR to help federal agencies through their transition to digital services and leverage ...
money-graph

CBO: Spending Estimates Indicate Sequestration Not Required in FY 2015

A new report by the Congressional Budget Office says that sequestration is not required for fiscal year 2015 as budget appropriations for defense and nondefense programs do not ...
budget analysis review

White House to Send Congress Proposed FY 2016 Budget Feb. 2

The White House plans to release its proposed fiscal year 2016 budget to Congress on Feb. 2, The Hill newspaper reported Wednesday. Bernie Becker writes that this would be the first ...
Beth Cobert

Beth Cobert: Agencies Report Q4 Developments on Gov’t Performance Priority Goals

Beth Cobert Beth Cobert, deputy director for management at the Office of Management and Budget, has outlined fourth-quarter developments on the Cross-Agency Priority Goals and Agency ...
Bryan Sivak

Report: HHS to Pilot DATA Act Financial Reporting Standards; Bryan Sivak Comments

Bryan Sivak The Department of Health and Human Services will pilot the data standardization measures of the Digital Accountability and Transparency Act over a two-year period beginning ...