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OMB Directive M-17-22: New Clock Tickin’ PLUS Earlier Deadlines

By on April 18, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
OMB Directive M-17-22: New Clock Tickin’ PLUS Earlier Deadlines

OMB has put a directive in place to reform federal agencies. The author provides details about this plan and has provided some important supporting documents accompanying the directive.

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White House Confirms Intent to Propose 1.9% Pay Raise in 2018

By on April 12, 2017 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
White House Confirms Intent to Propose 1.9% Pay Raise in 2018

There is now another indication that federal employees will receive an average raise of 1.9% in 2018.

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First Steps in Changing Federal HR

By on April 12, 2017 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
First Steps in Changing Federal HR

With a new guidance memo from OMB, federal workers can start to see what new human resources policies will emerge impacting the federal workforce.

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White House Lifts Hiring Freeze

By on April 12, 2017 in Agency News, Human Resources with 0 Comments
White House Lifts Hiring Freeze

The White House has lifted the federal hiring freeze, but it also announced a long term plan to reduce the overall size of the federal workforce.

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White House Asks Agencies to Limit What They Say About Budget Proposal

By on March 22, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
White House Asks Agencies to Limit What They Say About Budget Proposal

The Office of Management and Budget has asked federal agencies to limit their public comments about the president’s budget blueprint until the full budget is released later this spring.

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Trump’s Budget Proposes Significant Cuts to Federal Agencies

By on March 16, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Trump’s Budget Proposes Significant Cuts to Federal Agencies

President Trump has released his budget proposal for 2018. It calls for significant discretionary spending cuts in many agency budgets, but some agencies will see budget increases over 2017.

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Executive Order Aims to Eliminate Unnecessary Federal Agencies

By on March 13, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Executive Order Aims to Eliminate Unnecessary Federal Agencies

President Trump has signed an executive order that instructs OMB to develop a plan to “reorganize governmental functions and eliminate unnecessary agencies, components of agencies, and agency programs.”

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Trump Administration Proposes Cutting Coast Guard, TSA Budgets to Strengthen Border Security

By on March 8, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Trump Administration Proposes Cutting Coast Guard, TSA Budgets to Strengthen Border Security

The Trump Administration has proposed cuts to several national defense agencies to raise funds for building a border wall and cracking down on illegal immigration.

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Mulvaney Confirmed to Lead OMB

on February 16, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Rep. Mick Mulvaney won a close confirmation vote in the full Senate on Thursday to become the leader of the Office of Management and Budget.

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Where is Esurance Beatrice When You Need Her?

By on January 31, 2017 in Retirement with 0 Comments
Where is Esurance Beatrice When You Need Her?

The author says that it appears that the Trump administration’s nominee to lead the Office of Management and Budget has a fundamental misunderstanding of Social Security’s relationship to the federal debt.

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