Workforce Cuts Not a Priority Despite Trump's Budget Proposal

By Public Spend Forum ‌‌ posted 7 days ago


Agency leaders are more interested in achieving President Trump's desired budget savings through workforce efficiency and improved customer service, vice the staffing cuts proposed in the administration's first budget request to Congress. Speaking at a Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee panel, leaders from four federal agencies shared their progress toward meeting OMB's deadline for preliminary, high-level plans to implement its "Comprehensive Plan for Reforming the Federal Government and Reducing the Federal Workforce." Positive news for nervous federal employees: no agency representative described any plans to cut jobs.

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