The fiscal 2017 budget request that President Obama will deliver to Congress next week will include an average 1.6 percent pay raise for federal employees. An employee's actual raise will depend on military or civilian status as well as locality.
The fiscal 2017 budget request that President Obama will deliver to Congress next week will include $582.7 billion for the Defense Department, said Defense Secretary Ashton Carter in a budget preview.
As cybersecurity continues to take on a more significant role in the total framework of national security, the federal government has matched that increase in importance with a sizeable increase in spending, according to IDC.
Office of Management and Budget Director Shaun Donovan tweeted Jan. 7 that the president's final budget request to Congress will be delivered on Feb. 9.
A proposed rule issued by the Defense Department would allow Congress to put DoD's multi-year contracts on a shorter leash.
In a Jan. 5 announcement, the National Institute of Health's government-wide acquisition contracts program said it has reduced its fees up to 35 percent.
While some agencies have effectively demonstrated that shared services can be consolidated, support services such as acquisition have yet to see a dramatic transformation, according to a report published Dec. 17 by the Partnership for Public Service and Deloitte.
The Fiscal Year 2016 Omnibus Appropriations Bill would fund the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's flagship weather satellites programs at or near the White House's requested levels.
Congressional leadership reached an agreement late Tuesday on a budget deal that appropriates $1.067 trillion in base discretionary budget authority for fiscal 2016.
In an effort to attract innovative technology companies and startups, the Homeland Security Department's Silicon Valley office has devised a new contracting model that uses "targeted non-dilutive funding" and offers opportunities for operational testing and market access.