Budget

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.

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.