Mark Warner

  • Sen. Warner: budget is tip of the debt spear

    The ”Gang of Six” is a bipartisan group of senators who’ve decided to try and craft their own compromise budget plan. Sen. Mark Warner leads the gang and joins us with details.

  • Bill would cut $5B in duplicative federal spending

    Two senators propose a bill that would cut $5 billion in duplicative and overlapping government programs.

  • Senate introduces legislation to track federal spending

    Sen. Mark Warner proposed a web-based system to Congress to improve the way federal expenses are reported by federal agencies. It’s the Senate version of a bill proposed last week in the House by Rep. Darrell Issa.

  • Federal Newscast – June 21, 2011

    Newscast stories heard on the June 21, 2011, edition of In Depth with Francis Rose.

  • Postal bill amendment seeks to cut backlog ahead of USPS retirement ‘deluge’

    An amendment to a Senate bill aiming to restructure the U.S. Postal Service’s financial framework would institute new agency reporting requirements for retiring federal workers in anticipation of a “deluge of retirees” from USPS. Sens. Mark Warner (D-Va.) and Barbara Mikulski (D-Md.), introduced an amendment last week that requires the Office of Personnel Management to take new steps to chip away at the longstanding backlog of federal retirement claims.

  • Pentagon restricts F-22 flights, safety a concern

    Facing a mysterious safety problem with the Air Force’s most-prized stealth fighter, Defense Secretary Leon Panetta on Tuesday ordered new flight restrictions on the F-22 and summoned help from Navy and NASA experts.

  • Federal Drive interviews – Nov. 19, 2012

    Sen. Mark Warner (D-Va.) says that in spite of how it may seem, lawmakers understand the dangers of the fiscal cliff and Dr. Arjun Srinivasan talks about drug-resistant viruses known as superbugs that are on the rise.

  • Warner hopeful feds won’t feel a budget ‘jolt’

    Sen. Mark Warner (D-Va.) told The Federal Drive with Tom Temin and Emily Kopp that a large number of lawmakers from both parties support a plan that raises more revenues and recognizes that entitlement programs have got to be made viable over the long term.

  • Lawmakers laying odds against sequester taking place

    Sens. Mark Warner and Bob Corker and Rep. Chris Van Hollen all believe there is at better than a 50 percent chance Congress and the White House will agree on a budget reduction plan before Jan. 1. But federal pay and benefits, and contract spending remain on the table to be part of the cuts.

  • OMB proposes to eliminate, consolidate 376 reports

    The White House submitted a report to Congress as part of the GPRA Modernization Act that details hundreds of unnecessary reports and studies. The report listed 70 DoD reports as well as the desire to streamline the report on duplicate reports.