Posts Tagged: continuing

A Look at the Next Two Weeks…And Beyond

by Steve Charles, Co-founder and Executive Vice President With the Washington Nationals now eliminated for sure from this season’s baseball playoffs, Washington the city and the market can focus fully on handicapping the possibility of a government shutdown next week. Just in case, the White House issued a memo this month on agency operations during… Read more »

Hoyer Pessimistic about FY14 Budget Compromise

by Rick Antonucci, Analyst In a press interview, Minority Whip Steny Hoyer, representative from Maryland, stated that he did not believe there was any chance Congress would pass a budget before October. The budgets passed by the Republican led House and the Democrat led Senate have a $91 Billion disparity and Hoyer says that the… Read more »

Michael Huerta: 700 NextGen Ground Radio Stations to be Ready in 2014

Federal Aviation Administration chief Michael Huerta told an industry forum Wednesday the U.S. will have all 700 ground radio stations for the automatic dependent surveillance-broadcast system deployed and in operation next year, Aviation Today reports. Woodrow Bellamy writes the nation currently has more than 500 ADS-B ground radio stations in place as part of the… Read more »

Understanding Continuing Resolutions and Government Shutdowns

Chicken Little squawked about the sky falling. Pundits warn about the Fiscal Cliff. But federal agencies nearly every year hold up the sky while walking on the edge of a cliff. This is the world of Continuing Resolutions and Government Shutdowns. In only four cases since 1975 has Congress passed all appropriation bills before the… Read more »

Best Continuing Ed Events in 2012 For Gov Managers & Execs?

Attention all crafty, connected GovLoopers… What are the best upcoming continuing education and/or professional development events in 2012? Ideally the conference(s) are focused on management, business intelligence, transparency, and governance issues, while also budget-friendly given the continuing financial crunch. For example, the 2012 MDMS event below features best-selling authors Dave Norton, Dan Pink, and Mark… Read more »

Understanding the Continuing Resolution

Confused and befuddled by the debate over the FY 2011 Continuing Resolution? Here’s a good overview of what it all means. My colleague, Carl Moravitz, used to be the budget director for several major federal agencies. He pulled together a brief slide deck explaining what the Continuing Resolution means. Agencies face significant uncertainty, and it… Read more »

Continuing Resolutions Don’t Have to Be a Pain

Agencies are again operating under a CR. Here are some suggestions to help budget officers avoid disrupting agency operations during the CR period. There have been three recent papers on CRs: * Continuing Resolutions: Uncertainty Limited Management Options and Increased Workload in Selected Agencies, GAO, #09-879, Sep 2009 * Interim Continuing Resolutions: Potential Impacts on… Read more »