Everyone’s trying to figure out what the next four years are going to be like for the federal government. Are agencies on the chopping block? Where is discretionary spending heading? While we don’t have answers, we do have some clues.
Mention capturing almost $10 billion in lost revenue and even federal agencies will sit up and take notice. That’s the amount Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-UT), House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman hopes to collect if his Tax Accountability Act passes.
Second verse, same as the first … It’s incredibly fitting that the final act of the 114th Congress would be a last-minute effort to avert a government shutdown. Forget crafting an actual budget. Continuing resolution or bust’s the theme here.
One of the unexpected developments of the Iraq war under George W. Bush was the explosion of contracting. From security to supplies, tasks that used to be the responsibility of the military got farmed out. Everything old is new again.
We’re back! By now, everyone’s long over their food hangovers (or any other hangover) from Thanksgiving. The question is: how are you coping with the Presidential transition? Way more questions than answers so far, but the NDAA is making progress.
Lots of people are wondering about the future of lots of government-related things in the new Administration, from national security to the economy. Add contractors to that list. So, consider this the first of many glimpses into the crystal ball.
News reports indicate the new Administration is getting off to a bumpy start regarding its transition efforts, which is leaving many Hill observers very unsure about future policies. Now, the Category Management program is also coming under fire. What’s next?
When the OPM breach was discovered last summer, over 20 million federal employees and contractor employees had pieces of their identities stolen. The Chinese are believed to have carried out the hack, but no one knew why – until now.
In a story reported by Federal News Radio, Lisa Pafe, Vice President of Lohfeld Consulting Group, told a webinar audience, “The next administration will shape the future of [federal] IT.” Category management and IT modernization are the next big opportunities.
Just when you thought this frustrating, infuriating, never-ending Presidential election couldn’t possibly get any worse comes a report that states that voting in battleground states might end up playing a significant role in the prospects of government contractors. Oh, good.