Agencies can breathe a sigh of relief after the Congressional Budget Office confirmed its earlier findings that that discretionary spending will not force agencies to face sequestration in the final six weeks of the fiscal year.
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For the next year, all fourth graders and their families will be entitled to a free pass to visit all federal lands and waters for the next year.
In August, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) approved the first revision of its Management Directive 110 (MD-110) since 1999.
Five years ago with the passage of the GPRA Modernization Act of 2010 (GPRAMA), Congress directed agencies to establish an annual strategic review process to track progress on strategic objectives.
The House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform is weighing a vote on a resolution to hold the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA) Administrator in contempt, with Chairman Jason Chaffetz leading the charge while House Democrats stand in opposition.
Last week, the House Ways and Means Committee passed four bills regarding the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and this week, before hitting the floor, the Obama administration has come out in opposition to all four.
In a recent memo, the Office of Management & Budget (OMB) Director Shaun Donovan instructed agencies to prepare a “complete current services baseline” rather than a traditional formal budget request, directing them to wait until the new administration or its transition team is in place.
In an Executive Order promulgated last week, the Obama Administration pushes agencies to use behavioral science insights to better design government programs and policies to serve the public.
President Trump fleshed out his budget team Friday, naming a deputy director of the Office of Management and Budget, plus a regulatory administrator.
Released today, President Donald Trump’s fiscal 2018 budget proposes a series of cuts to the federal retirement system that would significantly impact current retirees and employees, plus future federal employees, according to federal financial experts.
A joint project between the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) and the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), which has been working toward the cross-agency priority goal of developing the federal workforce to its full potential, released its latest quarterly progress report.
The Office of Special Counsel (OSC), the small, independent federal agency with a mission to safeguard the merit system by protecting employees from prohibited personnel practices (PPP), particularly whistleblower reprisal, had a record-breaking fiscal year 2014, according to its annual report.
Since President Obama’s call to agencies in 2011 to review their regulations to identify those that have become outdated or no longer have justifiable costs, considerable progress has been made.
Seven Republican members of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee (EPW) are raising concerns over plans by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to hire nearly 500 employees by the end of September.
The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee unanimously approved the “Making Electronic Government Accountable by Yielding Tangible Efficiencies Act,” bipartisan legislation that would require federal agencies to maintain comprehensive software inventories and use them to track licenses and software usage to reduce duplication.
Lawmakers agreed on a deal early Monday morning to fund the government and avoid a shutdown by week’s end.
One day after signing an across the board hiring freeze, with limited exemptions for military personnel and national security purposes, President Trump’s pick to lead the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) was met with a sharp line of questioning from Democratic Virginia Senators Mark Warner and Tim Kaine.