IT Spending

Industry Looks Into Procurement Reform Talk

Some industry watchers have weighed in on the future of federal information technology procurement and factors that could lead to comprehensive reform on the government’s IT acquisition ...
Budget

Report: President Obama to Sign Contractor Cap Reduction Measures

President Barack Obama is set to sign two measures that will affect government contractor compensation caps in the future, FCW reported Thursday. Adam Mazmanian writes the fiscal year ...
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President Obama Nominates John Roth as DHS Inspector General

President Barack Obama has nominated John Roth as the next inspector general of the Department of Homeland Security, a post that has been vacant since 2011, Federal Times reported Monday. Sean ...
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Susan Rice: White House Remains Committed to Asia Policy Pivot

The Obama administration has reiterated its intention to re-balance its foreign policy focus toward the Asia-Pacific, Reuters reported Wednesday. Steve Holland writes Susan Rice, national ...
WhiteHouse

White House-Congress Budget Standoff Continues; John Boehner Comments

President Barack Obama and key lawmakers did not reach a compromise to end the federal government shutdown during a White House summit held Wednesday, Bloomberg reported Thursday. Congressional ...
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Report: 800K Civilian Workers Could be Furloughed if Gov’t Shuts Down

Data analysis indicates an estimated 800,000 federal civilian workers will experience furloughs if a government shutdown occurs, GovExec reported Tuesday. Kellie Lunney writes USA ...
WhiteHouse

White House Tells Federal Agencies to Prepare for Possible Government Shutdown

The White House is directing agencies to prepare for a possible shutdown of the federal government if lawmakers fail to strike a deal on a continuing resolution, Reuters reports. Steve ...
Budget

Obama Civilian Pay Raise Proposal Due by Month’s End

President Obama has until the end of the month to decide on a salary increase for government employees, GovExec reported Tuesday. Kellie Lunney writes that if the president does not ...
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Boeing-Bell Osprey Takes First Presidential Support Flight

The Marine Corps deployed several Osprey aircraft Saturday to escort a presidential flight to the island of Martha’s Vineyard in Massachusetts, CNN reported Saturday. Greg Clary ...
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White House, Lawmakers Discuss Possible Sequester Relief

Senate Republicans and White House officials are discussing potential legislation aimed at voiding sequestration or lessening the impact of the across-the-board spending cuts, Defense ...