Evidence-based policymaking isn’t necessarily to let others look over the shoulders of federal programs, but rather to help those programs succeed.
The agency that administers the Thrift Savings Plan is getting a big budget boost next year to handle a growing number of enrollees, staff and responsibilities.
Some civilian agencies were spared from deep cuts included in the president’s budget request, but the IRS and EPA would see significant reductions.
The House on Thursday passed a sweeping $1.2 trillion spending bill for the Pentagon, domestic agencies, and foreign aid that GOP leaders say is a conservative win, even though it reversed many of the spending cuts sought by President Trump this spring
EPA advocates say recovery efforts for Hurricanes Harvey and Irma are proof of how important it is to have a fully-funded public health agency.
US budget deficit hit $107.7 billion in August, 8.8 percent higher overall so far this year.
Defense Secretary James Mattis sent a letter to Congress outlining exactly what a three month continuing resolution does to the military.
Trump signs a $15.3 billion disaster aid package despite conservative objections to linking the emergency legislation to a temporary increase in America’s borrowing authority
Senate Republicans have almost doubled the size of President Donald Trump’s emergency Harvey aid package, adding a first installment to help communities in Texas rebuild from the storm _ and stock reserves for looming damage from Hurricane Irma
A group of foreign policy experts assembled by the Atlantic Council advocates a “de-layered” State Department, saying the current structure is “unmanageable.”
Due to current events Congress might try to increase some of DoD’s spending in a CR at the end of the month.
Attacks on the legitimacy of the Congressional Budget Office are damaging to the policy process, incorrect and unfair, says a conservative economic analyst.
Nearly 13 years later, the DHS IG still disapproves of funds allocated to New Orleans by FEMA after Hurricane Katrina.
A new Congressional Budget Office study reviews a variety of possible options for the future of the federal retirement system.