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Budget talks underway in Congress as funding deadline nears

Budget talks underway in Congress as funding deadline nears

David Hawkings, senior editor at CQ Roll Call, and Sarah Ferris, budget and appropriations reporter at Politico, discuss the upcoming...
Congress up against government shutdown deadline

Congress up against government shutdown deadline

David Hawkings, senior editor at CQ Roll Call, discusses the race this week on Capitol Hill to fund the government...
The DoD budget, build-up goals and BCA

The DoD budget, build-up goals and BCA

Cameron Leuthy, senior defense and budget analyst for Bloomberg Government, discusses the Congressional Budget Office’s report on President Trump’s proposed...
Shutdown deadline approaching on Capitol Hill

Shutdown deadline approaching on Capitol Hill

David Hawkings, senior editor at CQ Roll Call and Sarah Ferris, budget and appropriations reporter for Politico, discuss the upcoming...
Budget negotiations on Capitol Hill

Budget negotiations on Capitol Hill

David Hawkings, senior editor at CQ Roll Call and Claudia Grisales, congressional reporter at Stars and Stripes, discuss the high-level...
Clock winds down on federal government funding

Clock winds down on federal government funding

Senior Editor at CQ Roll Call David Hawkings, and Politico Budget and Appropriations Reporter Sarah Ferris discuss the budget and...
Tax reform & budget dominate Congressional calendar

Tax reform & budget dominate Congressional calendar

David Hawkings, senior editor at CQ Roll Call and Sarah Ferris, budget and appropriations reporter at Politico, discuss top budget...
Prospects for a defense budget deal

Prospects for a defense budget deal

Susanna Blume, a fellow with the Center for a New American Security, offers insight into negotiations over the National Defense...
Coming up this week on Capitol Hill

Coming up this week on Capitol Hill

Leo Shane III, Capitol Hill bureau chief for Military Times and Sarah Ferris, budget and appropriations reporter at Politico, discuss...
Agencies prepare for passage of the MGT Act

Agencies prepare for passage of the MGT Act

Hettinger Strategy Group president Mike Hettinger and Cyrrus Analytics principal Rich Beutel look to the future of Congress’ legislative priorities...
The IoT Cybersecurity Improvement Act of 2017

The IoT Cybersecurity Improvement Act of 2017

Letitia Long, former director of the National Geospatial Intelligence Agency, discusses the evolving definition of an internet-connected device and whether...
White House, agencies & Congress prioritize relief spending

White House, agencies & Congress prioritize relief spending

Politico’s Budget and Appropriations Reporter Sarah Ferris gives an update on the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s work in providing disaster...
Do’s and don’ts for federal financial managers planning under a CR

Do’s and don’ts for federal financial managers planning under a CR

On the first working day of the new fiscal year, Danny Werfel, director of the Boston Consulting Group, gives advice...
Agencies, industry prepare for the MGT Act

Agencies, industry prepare for the MGT Act

Trey Hodgkins, senior vice president of public sector at the IT Alliance for Public Sector, discusses industry preparations for the...
Packed schedule this week on Capitol Hill

Packed schedule this week on Capitol Hill

Sarah Ferris, budget and appropriations reporter at Politico, and David Hawkings, senior editor at CQ Roll Call, discuss the legislative...
Commission on Evidence-Based Policymaking issues final report

Commission on Evidence-Based Policymaking issues final report

Robert Shea, principal at Grant Thornton Public Sector, discusses the results from the Commission on Evidence-Based Policymaking’s final report.
Senate passes MGT Act as an amendment to the NDAA

Senate passes MGT Act as an amendment to the NDAA

Jeremy Wilcox, managing director of federal public sector at ClearEdge Partners, discusses how the Modernizing Government Technology Act – which...
Issues on Capitol Hill impacting the federal workforce

Issues on Capitol Hill impacting the federal workforce

Jessica Klement, legislative director for the National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association, discusses the ongoing budget decisions on Capitol...
House & Senate Republicans push for FAA extension

House & Senate Republicans push for FAA extension

Shaun Courtney, federal transportation policy reporter for Bloomberg BNA, discusses the upcoming budget deadline for the Federal Aviation Administration.
Future of the 2017 FITARA Enhancement Act

Future of the 2017 FITARA Enhancement Act

Hettinger Strategy Group president Mike Hettinger and Cyrrus Analytics principal Rich Beutel discuss the future of FITARA and offer insight...
Busy budget week ahead on Capitol Hill

Busy budget week ahead on Capitol Hill

David Hawkings, senior editor at CQ Roll Call and Sarah Ferris, budget and appropriations reporter at Politico, discuss the potential...
GSA too political? Former acting administrator says, ‘Just the opposite’

GSA too political? Former acting administrator says, ‘Just the opposite’

Jim Williams, former acting administrator at the General Services Administration, discusses concerns — levied by some lawmakers — the GSA...
Census plagued with budget, leadership challenges

Census plagued with budget, leadership challenges

Phil Sparks and Mary Jo Hoeksema, co-directors of The Census Project, discuss budget and leadership challenges facing the Census Bureau...
Congress returns to a lot of work

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...