Budget

Biden, Democrats to U.S. House Republicans: Show Us Your Debt Limit Plan

The Treasury Department has been using accounting maneuvers to continue paying all of the country’s bills in full and on time.

Influx of Federal Cash Headed to Trail Projects Nationwide

Some of the money is from new earmarks included in a recent federal spending package. The funding comes as bike and pedestrian trail use has been on the rise.

The IRS Has More Things to Do and Less Staff to Do Them

Former Commissioner of Internal Revenue John Koskinen joins the podcast to discuss the latest fight for IRS funding.

Treasury Implements 'Extraordinary Measures' With Debt Default Looming as Soon as June

Furloughs for federal workers are on the horizon as Republicans vow to demand concessions to raise debt ceiling.

Lawmakers Slam Colleagues’ Talk of 2024 Defense Cuts

Still, Rep. Jordan insists “everything” is on the table.

Clawing Back IRS Funding Is Just the Beginning for Agency Spending Reductions, House Republicans Say

The House on Monday voted to unwind an unprecedented spending surge at IRS and Republicans promised more such efforts are on the way.

Inflation Costs Present Both Barrier, Opportunity For Contractors In 2023

With a fiscal 2023 federal budget in-hand, contractors face both the prospect of a robust year and countervailing cost trends, Deltek says. 

McCarthy's Deal to Secure the House Speakership Puts Agencies at Risk of Severe Budget Cuts

Republicans will demand non-defense spending cuts of up to 25%, putting Congress on a collision course with a shutdown.

5 Things Holding Innovation Back at the IRS

Believe it or not, the IRS has some budget and the will to modernize in the interest of public service.

House Approves Omnibus Spending Bill, Funding Agencies Through September

After significant delay and compromise, Congress has finally set spending levels across government for fiscal 2023.

GovExec Daily: The Spending Deal Saga Nears Its Conclusion

Eric Katz joins the podcast to discuss the omnibus negotiations.

Funding Bill Hits a Snag in the Senate as Holiday Shutdown Looms

Senators cannot agree on which amendments to vote on as part of the fiscal 2023 omnibus.

Omnibus Spending Bill Includes a Ban of TikTok on Government Devices

Sen. Mark Warner, D-Va., told FCW on Monday that Congress might have more work to do regarding national security implications of the popular video-sharing app TikTok in the next session of Congress.

Here Are the Major Takeaways From the $1.7 Trillion Omnibus Spending Bill

See which agencies are getting the biggest funding increases, hiring orders and new policy initiatives in fiscal 2023.

GovExec Daily: The Omnibus, the Shutdown Threat and the New Congress

Eric Katz joins the podcast to discuss the latest in the appropriations process.