Senate outlines $6.4B in cuts to defense spending

The Senate Armed Services Committee is calling for $6.4 billion in defense spending cuts as it pushes forward its proposed DOD authorization for full Senate consideration.

What's ahead for states in fiscal disarray?

State executives see a slow recovery ahead, but are there bright spots?

The dark side of DOD's acquisition reform bid

Tech initiatives could be at risk in DOD's tug of war between efficiency and spending.


How smaller budget may mean more business

Budget cuts might create more business for systems integrators. What three trends must you understand?

Millions for Army e-mail project at risk

A House subcommittee hesitates to fund e-mail migration until the Army shows its homework.

Big 3 defense contractors feel axe of 1,000 cuts

Three major defense contractors in the Washington, D.C., region will be handing out pink slips until July.

Savvy agencies want IT that lowers costs, improves efficiencies

The economic crisis and government budget cuts may be forcing feds to tighten their belts, but that hasn't stopped them from embracing today's latest technology, according to a new survey. In fact, it's those new tech solutions that are helping them survive during the cash crunch.

Push on for more defense cuts

The House Appropriations Committee has proposed spending caps for its 12 subcommittees to trim billions of dollars from the fiscal 2012 budget.

Maryland contractors worry about future contracts

Maryland contractors are nervous about the impact of the recent spending resolution.

Dell ‘very bullish’ on buying more companies to boost fed sales

Despite tight federal budgets during the next several years, Dell Computer Corp. will continue to acquire companies to further deepen its footprint as a government services provider. And it has $15 billion in cash to do so.

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