Budget

Defense Firms Sound Inflation Alarm as Congress Mulls 2023 Budget

One trade association says Pentagon would lose $110 billion in buying power.

Thousands of FDA Employees Could Face Furloughs or RIFs if Congress Doesn't Act Soon

Congressional inaction would leave FDA's drug and biologics evaluation with limited capacity to function.

The Biden Administration Asks Congress for a Continuing Resolution With $47 Billion for Ukraine, COVID, Monkeypox and Natural Disasters

The request is a stopgap measure, as White House officials say they believe a deal on the fiscal 2023 budget is close.

Senators Can't Agree on Agency Funding Levels, Even As Democrats Hold Back on Some Increases

Republicans deride Democratic priorities in fiscal 2023 bills with just two months until a shutdown.

GovExec Daily: Where Congress is Directing Pork Barrel Spending

Citizens Against Government Waste's Thomas Schatz joins the podcast to discuss wasteful spending and his organization's 2022 Pig Book.

The House Is Ready to Start Voting on Fiscal 2023 Spending Bills, But the Senate Is Much Further Behind

The Senate, the ultimate clearinghouse for funding measures, is just starting the process of writing bills and has not yet agreed upon top-line spending levels.

A House Committee Votes to Boost the Defense Budget By $37B

The House Armed Service Committee’s topline is more than Biden’s budget request, but less than that of its Senate counterpart

Hiring, Body Cams, EVs for Feds and Other Takeaways From House Democrats’ 2023 Spending Priorities

Democrats differed from the president in some key respects in their initial fiscal 2023 funding bills.

A Senate Panel Approves a $45B Boost to the Defense Department's 2023 Topline Funding

The House draft followed Biden’s budget, but lawmakers are expected to debate the funding number next week.

The EEOC Will Keep Online Mediation Around Post-COVID

The EEOC had to offer mediation sessions online because of the pandemic and the agency wants to keep the virtual option for the future.

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.