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Former DoD CFO: Continuing resolution most likely budget scenario
Tina Jonas, senior adviser at the Center for Strategic & International studies and former chief financial officer at the Department...
Congress returns to a lot of work
CQ Roll Call senior editor David Hawkings and Politico budget & appropriations reporter Sarah Ferris discuss the daunting Congressional to-do...
The Pentagon Beat
Inside the Army managing editor Courtney McBride and The Hill defense reporter Ellen Mitchell join Francis for this edition of...
Exclusive: White House to announce phase one of management reform effort
Linda Springer, senior advisor at the White House Office of Management and Budget, sat down with Francis for an exclusive...
The White House budget proposal and federal labs
Mike Kuhlman, chief scientist of national security at Battelle, discussed the possible impact of President Trump’s budget proposal for fiscal...
President Trump’s first 100 days & the contracting community
Kevin Plexico, vice president of Deltek, breaks down the most significant trends and themes emerging in this year’s budget and...
Budget deal boosts defense spending
Rep. Donald McEachin (D-VA), a member of the House Armed Services Committee, discussed the budget deal reached in Congress and...
The Federal Beat
FCW editor-in-chief Troy Schneider, Government Executive senior technology editor Frank Konkel, and Fifth Domain Cyber editor Aaron Boyd joined Francis...
Defense industrial base reacts to federal budget plan
Steve Grundman, George Lund fellow at the Atlantic Council and former deputy defense undersecretary for industrial affairs and installations, discussed...
Congress makes deal, gives DoD 2017 spending boost
Roger Zakheim, counsel at Covington & Burling and former general counsel to the House Armed Services Committee, discussed the boost...
Congress reaches deal to fund government through September
Sarah Ferris, budget & appropriations reporter at Politico and John T. Bennett White House correspondent for CQ Roll Call, discuss...
The Federal Beat
Jonathan Nicholson, federal budget and house leadership reporter for Bloomberg BNA, Sarah Ferris, budget and appropriations reporter for Politico, and Capitol Hill...
OMB memo calls for long-term workforce reductions
Charlie Clark, senior correspondent for the Government Executive Media Group, discussed OMB’s call for agency reform plans and the impact...
Trump administration ends hiring freeze, starts government reorganization effort
A hiring freeze President Donald Trump instituted by executive memorandum in January will end Wednesday, as part of the Trump...
Air Force leaders: We’re smaller, older and busier than ever
Gen. Larry Spencer (USAF, ret.), president of the Air Force Association, discussed the White House’s proposed budget and what it...
Trump’s ‘skinny budget’ poised to get some meat on its bones
Robert Shea, principal at Grant Thornton Public Sector, discussed the possible implications of the Trump administration’s budget proposal for the...
Defense spending at the heart of Congressional budget battles
David Hawkings, senior editor at CQ Roll Call, discussed defense spending plans being considered in Congress and how well they...
Some agencies have more re-programming potential than others in 2017
The Trump administration wants to re-program priorities across government. But some branches of the military, and some civilian agencies, have...
White House sends proposed budget levels to agencies
Dan Tangherlini, president of Seamless Docs Federal and former administrator of the General Services Administration, discusses the topline budget numbers...
Congress, administration develop defense budget
Christopher Preble, vice president of defense & foreign policy at the Cato Institute, offered his view on the right way...
Trump 2018 budget request likely to face delays
Cameron Leuthy, senior defense and budget analyst at Bloomberg Government, discusses the timeline of President-Elect Trump’s 2018 budget request.
Reforming the federal budget process in 2017
Steve Redburn, director of fiscal studies at the Centers on Public Service at George Mason University, discusses why he believes...
The future of budget negotiations between DoD and OMB
Roger Zakheim, counsel at Covington & Burling, explained why President-elect Donald Trump’s cabinet picks hint at future budget battles among...
Defense budget negotiations underway
Todd Harrison, director of defense budget analysis at the Center for Strategic and International Studies, discussed the implications of defense...
Planning and prioritizing funding at DoD
Robert Hale, a fellow at Booz Allen and former Undersecretary of Defense, discusses planning and prioritizing funding at the Defense...
What went wrong with budget negotiations
Bloomberg BNA Capitol Hill budget reporter Jonathan Nicholson explained what went wrong with budget negotiations in 2016.
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