In Depth Show Blog – April 9

This is the In Depth show blog. Here you can listen to our interviews, find more information about the guests on the show each day, as well as links to other stories and resources we discuss.

Today’s guests:

Tom Shoop
Government Executive

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The charity bandwagon rolls into Washington, D.C. More government leaders exempt from sequestration are donating portions of their salaries to show solidarity with the federal workforce. Tom Shoop, editor-in-chief at Government Executive, joins In Depth to discuss the growing list of federal executives donating part of their salaries.

Who’s Forfeiting Pay Alongside Furloughed Employees? (related link)

Dale Meyerrose
MeyerRose Group

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The Air Force designates six cyber tools as weapons. Lt. Gen. John Hyten, vice commander of Air Force Space Command, says the designation will get the cyber tools into the funding game. Dale Meyerrose, the president of the MeyerRose Group and former chief information officer at the Office of the Director of National Intelligence, says the move to classify these tools as weapons makes sense logistically and operationally.

Jeff Steinhoff
Executive Director
KPMG Government Institute

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Your agency’s chief financial officer ranks higher on the agency pecking order than ever before. With budgets getting tighter, financial management is front and center. Jeff Steinhoff, the executive director of the KPMG Government Institute and former assistant comptroller general of the United States for Accounting and Information Management at the Government Accountability Office.

This interview is part of the Federal News Radio special report “Rise of the Money People.”

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