Trump to Issue First Budget in Mid-March, Promising ‘A Lot More With Less’

President also signals hiring freeze may continue ‘for the American taxpayer.’

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Excellence in Government

The Discipline of High Performers arrowFocus on starting and committing to one thing daily.

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OPM Proposal to Boost Max Pay for Top-Ranked Feds Draws Praise arrowProposed rule was nearly 10 years in the making.

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Legal Group Seeks Probe of FEC Commissioner for Trump Tweet arrowWeintraub challenged president for proof of New Hampshire voter bussing.

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Trump’s New Chief Digital Officer is Already Gone arrowGerrit Lansing made the move to the White House in January after serving as the Republican ...

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A Pep Talk for Federal Employees from NIH’s Collins arrowCivil servants are “an amazing group of dedicated, talented and hard-working people who ...

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How Trump Could Advance Federal Cybersecurity arrowThe administration doesn’t need to start from scratch.

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NASA: Seven Earth-Sized Planets Have Been Spotted Around a Nearby Star arrowAnd all of them are in the temperate zone.

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18F Wants to Change the Rules, Not Break Them, Leader Says arrowPart of hacking government includes finding policies and regulations that are ...

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Arts and Humanities Agencies Brace for Familiar Threat of Extinction arrowThe Trump administration’s reported plan for budget cuts prompts ...

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Route Fifty

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