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Lawmakers focus on spending ahead of September deadline

Lawmakers focus on spending ahead of September deadline

Sarah Ferris, budget and appropriations reporter at Politico and Nancy Ognanovich, congressional reporter at Bloomberg Government, discuss the grouped spending...
Possible changes coming to the “Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States”

Possible changes coming to the “Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States”

Bill Greenwalt, Senior Fellow at the Atlantic Council’s Brent Scowcroft Center on International Security, discusses possible changes coming to an...
What’s happening this week on Capitol Hill

What’s happening this week on Capitol Hill

Sarah Ferris, budget and appropriations reporter at Politico, and Bloomberg Government Reporter Roxana Tiron detail the latest congressional priorities, such...
Senate prepares to start work on FY19 NDAA

Senate prepares to start work on FY19 NDAA

Roger Zakheim, director of the Reagan Institute and former deputy staff director of HASC, discusses the Senate’s defense authorization priorities...
White House $15B cutback proposal causes agency spending hold

White House $15B cutback proposal causes agency spending hold

Sarah Ferris, budget and appropriations reporter at Politico, and David Hawkings, senior editor at CQ Roll Call discuss the continuing...
Lawmaker pushes for new commission on military aviation safety

Lawmaker pushes for new commission on military aviation safety

Gen. Larry Spencer (USAF, Ret.), president of the Air Force Association, discusses Rep. Adam Smith’s proposed commission on aircraft safety...
House GOP considers limits on JEDI cloud funding

House GOP considers limits on JEDI cloud funding

Nick Wakeman, editor of Washington Technology, discusses Congress threatening to cut JEDI funding unless the Pentagon can provide info on...
White House requests $15B spending cut from federal budget

White House requests $15B spending cut from federal budget

Politico Budget and Appropriations Reporter Sarah Ferris, and David Hawkings, senior editor of CQ Roll Call, discuss the White House...
Agencies await selection for IT modernization funding

Agencies await selection for IT modernization funding

Mike Hettinger, former congressional chief of staff and president of Hettinger Strategy Group and Rich Beutel, principal at Cyrrus Analytics,...
Trump, GOP considering plan to rescind budget spending

Trump, GOP considering plan to rescind budget spending

Sarah Ferris, Budget and Appropriations Reporter at Politico and David Hawkings, Senior Editor of CQ Roll Call, discuss a possible...
Debate over 2019 NDAA starts on Capitol Hill

Debate over 2019 NDAA starts on Capitol Hill

Bill Greenwalt, Senior Fellow at the Brent Scowcroft Center on International Security at the Atlantic Council, discusses the House Armed...
Congressional priorities this week

Congressional priorities this week

Leo Shane III, deputy editor at the Military Times and Paul Shinkman, national security correspondent at U.S. News & World...
What’s ahead this week on Capitol Hill

What’s ahead this week on Capitol Hill

David Hawkings, senior editor at CQ Roll Call, and Jack Fitzpatrick, congressional reporter at Bloomberg Government, join Francis Rose to...
Congress facing Friday spending deal deadline

Congress facing Friday spending deal deadline

Claudia Grisales, congressional reporter at Stars and Stripes, discusses the impending shutdown if Congress misses the deadline to fund the...
Top priorities for Senate Armed Services Personnel Subcommittee

Top priorities for Senate Armed Services Personnel Subcommittee

Sen. Thom Tillis (R-NC), chairman of the Senate Armed Services Personnel Subcommittee, discusses how his committee is overseeing the Department...
Prioritizing IT in government spending bonanza

Prioritizing IT in government spending bonanza

Jonathan Alboum, former CIO at USDA and CTO for Public Sector at Veritas, joins the program to discuss the upcoming...
Appropriations activity on Capitol Hill this week

Appropriations activity on Capitol Hill this week

Time is running out for 2018 budget appropriations, and federal agencies are starting to feel the pressure. While the offices...
Tracking DoD’s Future Years Defense Program

Tracking DoD’s Future Years Defense Program

With every budget request, the Department of Defense sends a document called the Future Years Defense Program, which telegraphs what...
Appropriations to-do list for Congress

Appropriations to-do list for Congress

Now that the government has been funded for another year, Congress has moved on to appropriations. What has to be...
Breaking Down the Budget Deal

Breaking Down the Budget Deal

David Hawkings, senior editor at CQ Roll Call, discusses the ins and outs of the budget deal passed on Friday,...
Top IT modernization priorities for Congress in 2018

Top IT modernization priorities for Congress in 2018

Rep. Gerry Connolly (D-Va.), ranking member of the House Oversight and Government Reform Government Operations Subcommittee, discusses top IT priorities...
Countdown to next spending deadline on Capitol Hill

Countdown to next spending deadline on Capitol Hill

David Hawkings, senior editor at CQ Roll Call, and Sarah Ferris, budget and appropriations reporter at Politico, discuss the upcoming...
Impact of CRs & shutdown on agency modernization efforts

Impact of CRs & shutdown on agency modernization efforts

Mike Hettinger, president of Hettinger Strategy Group, and Rich Beutel, principal at Cyrrus Analytics, discuss the impact of short term...
Federal employees back to work after Congress reaches spending deal

Federal employees back to work after Congress reaches spending deal

Charlie Clark, senior correspondent for Government Executive, and Jack Fitzpatrick, congressional reporter for Bloomberg Government, discuss the short-term spending deal...