Although President Donald Trump’s skinny budget failed to mention a pay raise for federal employees, a 1.9 percent pay hike may be in the works.
The money reporter for Washington Business Journal provides insight into what the upcoming federal budget could mean for the DC region, which still relies heavily on government contracts and robust government agencies.
In one of the busiest weeks yet, the Trump administration gave Congress two budget proposals to debate.
Host Bob Leins welcomes Michael Townshend, Transition Specialist to the show to talk about determining the best time to retire.
The high paced level of activity this past week centered on the still-sketchy 2018 budget under preparation by the Trump administration. Balancing the big increase the president wants for the Defense Department are cuts averaging 10 percent for civilian agencies.
The tea party wing of the GOP gained a voice in President Donald Trump’s Cabinet on Thursday when Mick Mulvaney was sworn in as director of the White House budget office
The second highest-ranking officers from each of the military services told Congress on Tuesday that they’d welcome a short-term cash infusion along the lines that the President and Defense secretary have directed the military services to propose as add-ons to the 2017 budget in order to bring the armed forces to a higher level of readiness.
Congress changed retention rules for future DoD layoffs, downgrading veterans preference and putting performance ratings in first place. Sounds good? It depends, says Senior Correspondent Mike Causey.
President Trump on Friday ordered the Pentagon to immediately set about the work of figuring out how much money the Defense Department will need to overcome what military leaders have said are serious readiness problems brought on by years of political deadlock over the federal budget.
President-elect Donald Trump nominated Rep. Mick Mulvaney (R-S.C.) to be the director of the Office of Management and Budget.
The 2016 update to the Navy Force Structure Assessment, sent to Congress last week, asserts the service needs a fleet of 355 ships in order to adequately perform its missions. That’s a big change from the 2014 plan of 308 ships the Navy has been building toward.
The House on Thursday cleared bills to keep the government running through April and authorize hundreds of water projects, but a fight over benefits for retired coal miners threatened a government shutdown this weekend
Congressional Republicans on Tuesday unveiled a stopgap spending bill that would also expedite the likely confirmation of President-elect Donald Trump’s pick for defense secretary next year
With only a few days left before the current continuing resolution expires, it’s back. The threat of a government shutdown. It’s likely Congress will avoid that with another CR, but no one knows for how long. David Hawkings, senior editor of Roll Call, joins Federal Drive with Tom Temin to offer insight on whether they’ll inch it along week by week or extend it until May.
As the deadline for a spending bill to fund the federal government draws near, House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) said the Senate’s role in the transition efforts of President-elect Donald Trump could extend the end date of the next continuing resolution past the end of March 2017.