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OMB’s Mick Mulvaney: White House Could Release Detailed Budget Plan in May

Mick Mulvaney, director of the Office of Management and Budget, has said President Donald Trump plans to release a detailed version of his budget plan in May that will include a strategy to address U.S. deficits, Reuters reported Sunday. Valerie Volcovici writes Mulvaney told NBC’s “Meet the Press” in an interview the White House does not expect the …

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Trump Inks Executive Order on Govt Reorganization

President Donald Trump has signed an executive order that would require federal agencies to merge functions and cancel unnecessary agencies, components and programs as part of a governmentwide reorganization, Federal News Radio reported Monday. Jason Miller writes the EO would ask agencies to draft and submit a reorganization plan to the Office of …

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OMB: Federal Agencies Reported 30,899 Cybersecurity Incidents to DHS in FY 2016

A report from the Office of Management and Budget says federal agencies reported 30,899 cybersecurity incidents to the Department of Homeland Security‘s U.S. Computer Emergency Readiness Team during fiscal year 2016. Grant Schneider, acting federal chief information security officer, wrote in a White House blog post that the annual Federal Information Security Modernization …

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GAO Urges GSA, OMB to Create Data Verification Procedures for Property Disposal Reports

The Government Accountability Office has called on the General Services Administration and Office of Management and Budget to establish procedures that will help verify if real property disposal reports offer data as intended. GAO said in a report published Thursday it determined GSA’s Federal Real Property Profile and OMB’s report on FRPP disposal data for fiscal …

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Reports: Trump’s Budget Proposal to Include 10% Defense Spending Boost

President Donald Trump’s proposed budget will increase defense-related spending by 10 percent and cut the budget of some federal agencies, The Washington Post reported Monday. A White House official said that Trump plans to boost defense spending by $54 billion and request $30 billion in supplementary military budget for fiscal 2017, Abby Phillip and Kelsey Snell wrote. …

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Trump Orders Federal Agencies to Implement Regulatory Reform Initiatives

President Donald Trump has ordered federal agencies to launch initiatives that will work to reduce the regulatory burden on citizens and to appoint a regulatory reform officer within 60 days of the executive order’s release. The White House said Friday that RROs will oversee agencies’ efforts to implement regulatory reform initiatives and policies such as Executive Order 13771, Executive …

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FedRAMP Seeks Comments on ‘Tailored’ Baseline for Low-Risk Cloud Services

The Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program seeks public feedback on a draft “tailored” baseline meant to accelerate the authorization of low risk cloud services for government use. FedRAMP said Thursday the Tailored baseline will cover minimum security control requirements for low-impact cloud offerings and that authorizing officials could identify additional security controls if needed. The proposed …

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Rep. Mick Mulvaney Gets Senate Approval to Head OMB

The Senate voted 51-49 Thursday to confirm Rep. Mick Mulvaney (R-South Carolina) as director of the Office of Management and Budget, The Hill newspaper reported Thursday. Jordain Carney writes Mulvaney will administer the federal budget process, lead agency performance evaluations and implement strategies and policies for the acquisition of goods and services in the government. The …

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