OMB touts $47 billion in savings since 2009, approaching Obama’s goal of $50 billion by the end of fiscal 2012.
Proposed rule change would replace detailed list with general guidelines.
Take a look at how sequestration will affect the Defense Department and other agencies.
The Defense Department is generally on the right track with its Better Buying Power initiative, experts say. Some refinements, however, could improve it.
Senator who led the charge for legislation to expand protections for employees who report waste, fraud and abuse sees it pass on the eve of his retirement.
Officials want DOD's workforce to move past solutions that just fulfill requirements, in favor of creativity and leadership.
The Air Force inapporpriately authorized more than $100 million in payments for a handheld device contract, IG finds.
FCC Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel floats a novel idea for mitigating the impact of budget cuts.
The fleet of satellites that enable accurate weather forecasting is aging, and the program intended to replace them is both behind schedule and over-budget. As a result, a lengthy gap without the satellites' data is looking more likely.
Experts generally applaud effort to improve defense acquisitions, with a cautionary note.
Recommendations for the president on large-scale projects and performance improvement are set for release and discussion at a public event.
The effects of sequestration could be mitigated if the president and Congress continue trying to repeal it next year, but it would be a gamble, analysis suggests.