Federal News Countdown: Security clearances, telework’s end

Two experts in the world of the federal government choose and rank the three news stories from the current week that they think are most important to people who work for the federal government. This discussion gives Federal employees and contractors a chance to hear what their peers are thinking about, talking about and dealing with.

Guests on the Federal News Countdown:

  • Lee Dougherty, partner, Fluet, Huber & Hoang
  • Bob Suda, president and senior consultant, Suda and Associates

Lee Dougherty’s stories:

#3 Dereliction of Duty (Washington Examiner)


#2 OMB puts agencies on stand-by for possible shutdown (Washington Business Journal)

#1 Pentagon to probe security clearance procedures after Navy Yard shooting (Fox News)

Bob Suda’s stories:

#3 Thousands of Federal Paychecks Are Delayed Three Days (Government Executive)

#2 Some managers hope the next administration will abandon telework (Nextgov)

#1 Deadly shooting prompts examination of clearance process (FCW)