Tag: Federal Budget

Federal, Policy

Senate Republicans hammer Biden’s $7.3 trillion budget request as ‘liberal wish list’

March 11, 2024

Via: Fox News

Republicans in the Senate reacted to President Biden’s $7.3 trillion 2025 budget request on Monday, criticizing it as a “liberal wish list” and “reckless.” Biden’s requested budget was revealed on Monday, detailing his plan to raise taxes on corporations and […]

Federal, Policy

Social Security Trustees Predict Benefit Cuts in 2033 without Congressional Action

April 3, 2023

Via: Government Executive

Social Security will no longer be able to pay full benefits in 2033, a year earlier than previously expected, according to a report released Friday. The updated projections, in the annual trustee report, mean that without action to stabilize the […]

Federal, Policy

Tentative Congressional Budget Deal May Not Be Enough to Stop Another Shutdown

February 12, 2019

Via: Fortune

There’s good news and bad news on the government shutdown front. The good: The foundation of a federal budget deal is in place, although still needing work on the details. The bad: It lacks the $5.7 billion that President Trump […]

Federal, Policy

Yellen says tax cuts are blowing up the budget

April 9, 2018


Last year’s aggressive tax cuts are at the heart of a worsening budget situation that will see deficits surge in the years ahead, according to an op-ed by former Fed Chair Janet Yellen and others. The essay, published in Sunday’s […]

Federal, Policy

FITARA progress lies in IT modernization, CIO autonomy, says Dell Federal’s Harris

June 2, 2016

Via: FierceGovernmentIT

Agencies have made definitive but notably modest progress on their Federal Information Technology Acquisition Reform Act, or FITARA, scorecards, and members of Congress are intent on seeing improvement in those grades going forward. According to Dell Federal’s Steve Harris, the […]


GSA platform will ‘cut through the noise,’ empower contracting officers

October 28, 2015

Via: Molly Bernhart Walker

The General Services Administration’s recently launched governmentwide acquisition hub not only better organizes goods and services around categories, it is leading to a better organized government acquisition workforce, said GSA Administrator Denise Turner Roth. GSA’s Acquisition Gateway provides a central […]


GSA, OMB announce plans to create central shared services governing bodies

October 27, 2015

Via: Robert Bartley

The General Services Administration and Office of Management and Budget announced last week their plan to implement a governmentwide shared services management and oversight operating model. The plan includes a Shared Services Governance Board led by OMB that will make […]