President Donald Trump’s budget request sent to Congress May 23 calls for an increase of $1.6 billion for federal technology programs and projects.
President Donald Trump announced his intention to nominate George Nesterczuk, a former senior adviser with broad government experience, to lead the Office of Personnel Management.
The President’s full 2018 budget proposal offers a 1.9 percent pay raise for civilian employees and a 2.1 percent raise to members of the military. But federal employee unions and organizations say the raise does little to undo the damage the President’s proposed cuts to federal retirement benefits will have on current employees and retirees and future government workers. The budget also details workforce reductions at some agencies.
President Donald Trump’s fiscal 2018 budget will request money for the central IT modernization fund and outline more specifics about how agencies can apply for money.
Many of the ideas President Donald Trump outlined in his March budget blueprint remain the same in his final budget proposal, which he released Tuesday. But federal employees will notice other proposals that are new — and have the potential to impact them directly.
Senior Correspondent Mike Causey tells of a hair-raising encounter with Robert S. Mueller, the new special counsel at the Justice Department looking into the “possible coordination” between associates of President Donald Trump and Russian officials.
The Environmental Protection Agency’s CFO said offices should continue to follow April 2017 hiring guidance, while the agency prepares its FY2017 enacted operating plan for Congress.
Rank-and-file feds tell Senior Correspondent Mike Causey if they’re in fear, turmoil or the draining of the swamp is proceeding as planned.
A poll by the American Psychological Association says morale at federal offices is bad and getting worse. Senior Correspondent Mike Causey wants to know what it’s like in your office.
Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue told federal employees he won’t seek workforce cuts as part of the agency-by-agency government reorganization called for by President Donald Trump.
President Donald Trump’s much anticipated and long-waited executive order refocuses agencies’ cybersecurity efforts and further details the new American Technology Council’s role.
If this isn’t take-an-expert-to-lunch month, maybe it should be, says Senior Correspondent Mike Causey. It’s a perfect time to check in on any crystal ball-gazers.
Although President Donald Trump lifted the federal hiring freeze, former DHS CHCO Jeff Neal says many agencies are stuck in hiring limbo.
The more bitter the arguments over the federal budget become on Capitol Hill, the more members might resort to anything. Especially if the Trump administration refuses to spend money it didn’t want appropriated in the first place. There’s a law for that. Rob Levinson, senior defense analyst for Bloomberg Government, joins Federal Drive with Tom Temin to share the details.
President Donald Trump signed his first piece of major legislation Friday, a $1 trillion spending bill to keep the government operating through September.