Ashton Carter tells Senate panel he would try to help avoid 'devastating' effects of forced cuts.
The Senate Appropriations Committee approved a budget for the Homeland Security Department that would partially restore some funding that had been cut by the House.
As agencies tighten their belts, contracting is ripe for cost savings, writes columnist Steve Kelman.
With the debt ceiling deal signed into law, outcry over defense cuts and lack of transparency is already loud.
Lawmakers have proposed more than $800 billion in defense cuts, but DOD leaders warned of serious consequences to technological and military readiness.
The Defense Department must keep up with technology to compete on the battlefield, even amid budgetary uncertainty, DOD official says.
As the debt ceiling debate rages on, a newly released computer game gives everyday people a go at solving the nation’s fiscal crisis, the Associated Press reports.
The House and Senate disagree on VA's IT budget for fiscal 2012.
The House Appropriations Committee took scissors to NASA's James Webb Space Telescope program and reduced state and local grant programs run by the Justice Department in its fiscal 2012 budget package.
The Army's CIO proposes to decrease funding for AKO incrementally during the next five years.