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Beth Cobert Outlines OMB’s FY 2015 Management Goals

Beth Cobert, deputy management director at the Office of Management and Budget, detailed the agency’s reform plans on Tuesday as part of the fiscal year 2015 budget proposal, Federal News Radio reported Tuesday. Jason Miller writes Cobert told reporters Tuesday via teleconference the management agenda includes work to refresh the …

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Charlie Bolden Details NASA’s FY 2015 Space Mission Budget Priorities

NASA has released a fiscal year 2015 budget proposal Tuesday that seeks funding for manned deep-space exploration, observatory and private spacecraft development programs, TheWire.com reported Tuesday. Danielle Wiener-Bronner writes Charlie Bolden, NASA administrator, detailed the agency’s budget priorities for the coming fiscal year on Tuesday via teleconference. The website reports that …

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Chuck Hagel: Pentagon Seeks to Increase FY15 Cyber Funding

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said Tuesday the Pentagon’s fiscal year 2015 budget request will provide a funding increase for cyber intelligence, reconnaissance and security programs, Nextgov reported Wednesday. Jordain Carney writes Hagel will offer a preview of the department’s 2015 budget request on Monday. “We are adjusting our asset base …

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Report: Defense Dept Chiefs Seek to Preserve FY 2015 R&D Funds

Top Defense Department leaders want to funds for research and development initiatives in the Pentagon’s proposed fiscal year 2015 budget amid plans within the U.S. military to realign funding for other programs, Defense News reported Saturday. Marcus Weisgerber and Zachary Fryer-Biggs write Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel consulted with Alan Shaffer, the Pentagon’s …

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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 submit a proposal to Congress by Aug. 31, pay hike will be determined under a provision of the Federal Employees …

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Frank Kendall: Pentagon Could Order F-35 Production Rate Increase

The Defense Department’s lead acquisition official believes the agency could increase the Lockheed Martin F-35 aircraft production rates starting in fiscal year 2015, Flightglobal reported Friday. Dave Majumdar writes such a plan would have the Pentagon purchase 42 aircraft in 2015, 62 in 2016, 76 in 2017 and 100 in …

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