Budget

Throwing Money at Infrastructure Projects Is Not Enough

It’s time to invest in the workforce we need to implement the bipartisan infrastructure law.

Why Rural Communities Struggle to Bring in Much-needed Federal Grants

A new analysis suggests that over half of communities in the West lack the capacity to take advantage of infrastructure bill funding. Now what?

GovExec Daily: Better Government, Biden and a CEO's Perspective

Robert Shea joins the podcast to discuss the connection between PMA and JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon’s latest shareholder letter.

White House Takes Aim at Administrative Burdens

The Office of Management and Budget wants agencies to cut down on administrative burdens people have to endure to get government benefits. It's using the 1995 Paperwork Reduction Act to do it.

GovExec Daily: Biden's Budget Has a Big Pay Raise In It For Feds

Erich Wagner joins the podcast to discuss the blueprint's workforce provisions.

GovExec Daily: The Biden Budget Spending by the Numbers

Former CBO and OMB official Doug Criscitello joins the podcast to look at the recently-released plan.

Worst-Case Scenario: Almost 13,000 Federal Facilities Could Be Harmed By Flooding

The Biden administration is looking at how the climate crisis will impact the federal budget and revenue.

In About-Face, Army Expects to Shrink Next Year

Chief of Staff McConville says recruiters need to reach families whose children have not served.

GovExec Daily: The Big Takeaways from Biden's FY23 Budget Proposal

Eric Katz joins the podcast to discuss the budget blueprint.

Biden’s 2023 Budget Would Pay for TSA Raises and the Move to General Schedule

The Transportation Security Administration has begun the process of granting its employees full federal civil service rights, although it needs more than $1 billion in additional funding to end the pay disparity with General Schedule workers.

The White House Wants to Give USPS $5 Billion to Boost Mail-In Voting

The Postal Service faced criticism for its election efforts in 2020, but ultimately was largely successful in delivering ballots.

Biden’s Budget Focuses on Making Agencies a ‘Model Employer’

Documents accompanying the president’s fiscal 2023 budget request envisions reforms to federal hiring, internships, and a restructuring of regional Federal Executive Boards.

Biden Is Looking to Improve Pandemic Preparedness With His Budget Proposal  

The budget suggests an investment of $88.2 billion across seven departments, agencies and offices. 

These Are the 12 Most Significant Agency and Program Reforms in Biden's Budget

See how the president is prioritizing his proposed budget increases at nearly every agency in government.

GovExec Daily: Pay, Policy and Biden's FY2023 Budget Blueprint

Tanya Ballard Brown and Courtney Bublé join the podcast to discuss the administration plan released this week.

Biden Wants to Give Nearly Every Agency a Big Budget Boost. How Much Would Your Agency Get?

All of the Cabinet level agencies would see an increase in discretionary funding under the president’s $5.8 trillion fiscal 2023 budget request.