Tag Archives: Federal Budget

Biden Administration Submits Budget Requests for GSA; Katy Kale Quoted

Katy Kale

The Biden Administration submitted to Congress on Friday its priorities for the fiscal year 2022 discretionary spending. Those priorities included in the submission to Congress was the funding request for the U.S. General Service Administration (GSA). These discretionary investments are an element of President Biden’s broader agenda. The budget also includes $500 million for the Technology Modernization Fund (TMF). 

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President Biden’s Defense Appropriations Budget Process Stymied by Congressional Legislative Backlog

Capitol Hill

President Biden is expected to submit to Congress the administration's discretionary spending top line requests for the fiscal year 2022 on Friday, signaling the start of the annual budget and appropriations process. The upcoming $715 billion defense budget request is slightly less than 2021’s request when adjusted for inflation.

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NASA Johnson Space Center Will Host Media to Promote Administration’s Upcoming Missions

NASA has announced that the Johnson Space Center will host media and social media for "State of NASA" events on Monday, Feb. 10, the administration reported on Thursday. Johnson director, Mark Geyer, and NASA associate administrator for Human Exploration and Operations, Doug Loverro will serve as speakers at the event.

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CBO Looks at Effects of Partial Gov’t Shutdown; Forcepoint’s Eric Trexler Comments

The Congressional Budget Office has released a report that assesses the effects of the five-week partial government shutdown on the federal budget and economy. CBO estimates that the partial shutdown resulted in the delay of federal discretionary spending worth approximately $18B for the procurement of goods and services, compensation and other government services, according to the report.

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CBO: Bill on Agency Discretion for IT Security Efforts Would Not Affect Federal Budget

The Congressional Budget Office has said a proposed House bill that would provide federal agencies sole authority to launch efforts to protect information technology systems and data from potential network threats would not affect the federal budget and revenues. CBO said in a report published Thursday the implementation of the Federal Information Systems Safeguards …

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