cost-cutting

  • Senate Armed Services hears DoD cost-cutting plans

    The Defense Department’s shrinking industrial base is a major roadblock to achieving significant savings over the next three years. In a hearing Tuesday, members of the Senate Armed Services Committee heard DoD’s rationale for plans to save $100 billion over the next three years. Federal New Radio’s Jason Miller brings the latest on DoD’s plans from Capitaol Hill.

  • OMB, oversight committee fail to connect

    Rep. Issa and other Republicans criticize the administration for not testifying on GAO report on duplicative programs. House Oversight and Government Reform Committee promises quarterly hearings on how agencies are chipping away at the widespread overlap.

  • USPS cuts 7,500 jobs, offers $20,000 buyouts

    The Postal Service will offer $20,000 early retirement incentives to administrative employees, who must make a decision on whether to leave USPS by late April. RIF notices will be issued on May 25 to any affected employees who do not voluntarily retire or move to a lower grade.

  • USPS set to release Specific RIFs

    The Postal Service’s redesign continues, and employees may receive Specific RIF notices tomorrow.