In today’s Federal Newscast, the National Treasury Employees Union is worried the Trump administration’s plan to eliminate the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program would make it harder for agencies to recruit top talent.
In part two of Federal News Radio’s special report on the DATA Act, experts say the common spending standards can help agencies with their missions, and are trying to understand what it will take to reach full compliance by 2022.
President Donald Trump announced a slew of nominees for key administration positions Friday, after the Senate confirmed a new deputy-level Cabinet official this week.
Open government advocates, industry, and agency officials are eagerly looking toward the May 9 implementation date for standardized federal spending information.
One of the original backers of the spending data standardization law, Warner wants to ensure agencies are still complying with the transparency law.
Are civil servants as overworked, fearful and distracted as we’re told constantly by the media? Senior Correspondent Mike Causey wants to know.
The Treasury Department has developed a financial management maturity model to help agencies understand mission value of the CFO’s office.
David Mader spent the last two years as the controller at the Office of Management and Budget working with the Treasury Department and other agencies to try to get a better handle on why the government spends money that is deemed improper.
Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says feds should brace for a reorganization, and offers some tips to survive it.
A Senate panel, sans Democrats, approve President Donald Trump’s choice of wealthy financier Steven Mnuchin to serve as Treasury secretary.
Civilian agencies are having to balance progress and setbacks as they work to implement the DATA Act by its May rollout. But financial officials admit the deadline is really a starting point for standardized financial reporting.
Despite the Justice Department showing some leadership in DATA Act implementation, the department’s inspector general says there are some areas of full roll out that have the watchdog concerned about meeting a May 2017 deadline.
Federal CIOs say if you want to get on board with agile services, be adaptable, communicate and don’t be afraid to fail.
There are still struggles with parts of the DATA Act implementation, but Treasury and Office of Management and Budget officials say they are working with large agencies and federal auditors to problem solve ahead of the May 2017 deadline.
The Office of Management and Budget published more guidance for agencies on what and how to report spending information to comply with the upcoming implementation of the DATA Act.