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  • FY2017 federal budget will be released February 9
    President Obama will release the FY2017 federal budget to the public and Congress on Tuesday February 9, 2017. This is one week later than the usual date for submission of the budget, which is the first Monday in February. After the FY2017 budget is released senior administration officials will brief the press and begin testifying [...]
  • Carter outlines the FY2017 DoD budget request
    The FY2017 Department of Defense (DoD) budget will total $582.7 billion DoD Secretary Ash Carter revealed in a speech to the Economic Club in Washington, DC today. This amount is consistent with the budget agreement signed in December. Carter said the funds provided in this agreement allow DoD “to focus on the shape, making choices [...]
  • CBO projects budget deficit will increase by $105 billion in FY2016
    The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) projects the 2016 ”baseline” federal budget deficit will be $544 billion, $105 billion higher than in 2015 ($439 billion). If this 2016 deficit projection is achieved, it would mark the first increase in the deficit since 2009. The deficit projection is somewhat misleading, however, as $43 billion of the deficit results [...]
  • OPM moves to reform government’s background check procedures
    Last week, the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) announced changes designed to “modernize and strengthen” procedures for conducting background checks for federal employee and contractors and for protecting sensitive material. The new procedures result from a interagency review directed last year in response to increasing cybersecurity threats. The review was undertaken to “re-examine reforms to [...]
  • President orders SES workforce reforms to improve recruitment and hiring
    President Obama last month ordered federal agencies to take action to improve the Senior Executive Service (SES). Executive Order #13714 was issued to “to strengthen the recruitment, hiring, and development of the Federal Government's senior executives.” Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Director Shaun Donovan, in an OMB blog said the action would “attract, develop [...]
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