The Federal Eye: defense budget


Posted at 06:01 AM ET, 07/08/2013

DoD civilian furloughs set to begin Monday

The move amounts to a 20 percent cut in pay for hundreds of thousands of defense workers over the next three months.

By Steve Vogel  |  06:01 AM ET, 07/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  defense budget, defense furloughs

Posted at 05:36 PM ET, 01/28/2013

White House: Automatic cuts 'not supported by virtually anyone in Washington'

White House press secretary reiterates that automatic spending cuts known as a sequester were never designed to take effect.

By Lisa Rein  |  05:36 PM ET, 01/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  defense budget, defense contractors, federal budget, federal emloyees, federal employees, fiscal cliff, Government Efficiency, sequestration

Posted at 11:04 AM ET, 12/19/2012

Conferees accept DoD job cut plan

Civilian federal employment at the Defense Department would be cut along with the planned reductions in military personnel in coming years under a House-Senate agreement announced Tuesday evening.

By Eric Yoder  |  11:04 AM ET, 12/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  civilian defense jobs, defense budget, defense contractors, defense department jobs, federal employees

Posted at 09:59 AM ET, 12/13/2012

Local House members oppose potential DoD job cuts

Washington-area members of the House will ask their colleagues to reject a Senate plan that could result in about a 5 percent loss of Defense Department civilian positions, along with a similar cut in contractor jobs.

By Eric Yoder  |  09:59 AM ET, 12/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  civilian defense jobs, defense budget, defense contractors, defense department, federal employees, federal jobs

Posted at 02:34 PM ET, 12/05/2012

Defense forum: Steep cuts likely, regardless of fiscal cliff

The Defense Department faces steep cuts in the next decade regardless of whether the government goes off the fiscal cliff, speakers at a defense forum in Washington said.

By Steve Vogel  |  02:34 PM ET, 12/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  defense budget; sequestration and defense budget; defense forum on fiscal cliff