Susan R. Johnson, president of the American Foreign Service Association and a career FS officer, discusses how the budget squeeze will impact overseas operations, which – like many other federal agencies – have relatively few friends in Congress. Read the story.
Steve Losey, staff writer for the Federal Times, discusses the details of the Postal Service’s proposal to create and manage its own health plan. Read the story.
Sean Reilly, also of the Federal Times, gives an overview of the budget landscape, with the passage of the most recent continuing resolution this week.