Based on what’s happened so far in 2017, budget expert Stan Collender said the administration is already behind schedule on budgets and appropriations as far ahead as 2019, and the tactics Republican lawmakers are using make catching up unlikely.
A new report from Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee Ranking Member Claire McCaskill cites a pre-decisional budget “passback” document, which indicates the Office of Management and Budget’s plans to freeze pay for civilian employees in 2019.
Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke said he intends to divide the country 13 broad regions where a senior executive would manage and lead each area with joint input and collaboration from each of the department’s bureaus and subcomponents.
Ahead of the president’s fiscal 2019 budget request, set for release next Monday, the National Treasury Employees Union is warning its members of familiar proposals that may reappear.
The first Quadrennial Federal Workforce Priorities Report, which the Office of Personnel Management released earlier this week, describes its future vision and human capital management strategy.
President Donald Trump’s fiscal 2019 budget request includes several other recommendations that would change current retirement, health and other benefits for federal employees.
The Defense Department rolled out the biggest budget request in its history Monday, seeking $686 billion for fiscal 2019.
President Donald Trump is calling for huge raises in the Defense Department budget and more cuts to most civilian agencies in his 2019 budget proposal.
The Trump administration is also suggesting policy changes to the federal hiring process, the requirements that govern the Senior Executive Service.
Members of the American Federation of Government Employees took to Capitol Hill this week, to rally against the proposed pay freeze and cuts included in the president’s 2019 budget request.