The Trump administration’s regulatory budget promotes fewer regulations and less growth in cost to agencies, leaving room for better decision making.
The Trump administration needs to work around roadblocks, solidify its plans and use a pinch of skepticism to better the military.
Capitol Hill Republicans say the White House is planning to submit President Donald Trump’s budget plan to Congress in mid-March
The Treasury Department has developed a financial management maturity model to help agencies understand mission value of the CFO’s office.
A judged ruled in favor of thousands of people who claimed the federal government was wrong not to pay them on time for their work during the first week of the government shutdown.
Through asset forfeiture and other means, the Justice Department generates billions of dollars to assist state law enforcement agencies on the war against drugs. Kelly McFadden, director of the financial statement and audit office for the Justice inspector general, explained on Federal Drive with Tom Temin how that money is accounted for.
This spring will see new acquisition reforms from the House Armed Services Committee along with hopes to pass appropriations bills.
The Program Management Improvement and Accountability Act of 2015 would create a “culture of excellence,” promoting wise use of taxpayer dollars.
Federal News Radio has learned President Donald Trump could sign an executive order as soon as this week requiring agencies to develop plans in the coming months to suggest ways to reduce the duplication of agencies, components and programs. The potential EO comes as agencies also are preparing for budget cuts that could range between 5 percent and 20 percent.
David Mader spent the last two years as the controller at the Office of Management and Budget working with the Treasury Department and other agencies to try to get a better handle on why the government spends money that is deemed improper.
FBI Chief Information Officer Gordon Bitko said there’s nothing wrong with technology-driven innovations that help employees perform their missions. The problem is the lack of coordination from on high.
The Trump White House is considering skipping a February budget request to Congress for 2018. It already missed last Monday’s deadline as all new administrations do. But now the smoke signals indicate a proposal won’t come until May. And that could throw Congress more out of whack than it already is. Erik Wasson, congressional reporter for Bloomberg Government, shares the details on Federal Drive with Tom Temin.
Rep. Thomas Massie (R-Ky.) introduced one-sentence bill that would terminate the Education Department by Dec. 31, 2018.
The chairman of the House Armed Services Committee is pushing for funds left behind last year and for new reforms in the year to come.
You don’t have to be an old-timer to sense how rigid and bitter Washington has become, exemplified by the lack of comity in Congress. Federal Drive with Tom Temin turns to Stan Brand, a long-time Washington insider and former counsel to the House, attorney and now senior council at Akin Gump, for some perspective.