A budget plan unveiled Tuesday by the Republican leaders of the House Budget Committee repeats a proposal to require federal employees to pay more of their salary toward their retirement benefits. “In keeping with a recommendation from the National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform, this budget calls for Federal employees—including Members of Congress and […]
- By Roger Chu · March 17th, 2015
- By Roger Chu · March 4th, 2015
GSA eyes changes in price listings
The General Services Administration has launched its online Public Participation Playbook, a resource of best practices and performance metrics for government managers to evaluate and build better services through citizen involvement.
Frustration over lack of access to agency information by federal inspectors general is bubbling over into public view.
On Feb. 2 the White House released its proposed budget for the coming fiscal year — a $1.09 trillion plan that would increase agencies’ discretionary spending by $59.4 billion.
- By Roger Chu · January 29th, 2015
President Obama will propose ending sequestration in his 2016 budget request – boosting the governmentwide budget by $74 billion, according to the administration. Obama will ask for a $37 billion increase in non-defense spending – to about $530 billion in 2016. He will also ask for an additional $38 billion in defense spending – increasing […]
- By Roger Chu · January 28th, 2015
The Pentagon’s top acquisition official submitted legislative proposals to the House Armed Services Committee on Jan. 28 aimed at simplifying what practitioners and observers say is an overly complex acquisition process.
- By Roger Chu · December 11th, 2014
Feds who stayed up late watching C-SPAN probably got more drama than they were expecting from the votes to avert a partial government shutdown.
- By Roger Chu · March 11th, 2013
GSAmart is excited about a new partnership with CurveBeam to offer the government users advanced 3D imaging equipment and solutions for orthopedic and podiatry specialties.
- By Roger Chu · February 7th, 2013
Good month for Lockheed, small businesses