Federal News Countdown: Budget deal and its impact

Al Burman, president of Jefferson Consulting and Rob Burton, a partner at Venable, joined Francis Rose to count down the top federal stories of the week. (Photo by Michael O’Connell/Federal News Radio)

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:

  • Al Burman, president, Jefferson Consulting
  • Rob Burton, Partner, Venable

Al Burman’s stories:

#3 Senior Executives Bash Pentagon’s Cuts to Bonuses (Government Executive)

#2 Proposed Budget Deal Offers Stability for Federal IT (Nextgo)

#1 FITARA axed from defense bill (FCW)

Rob Burton’s stories:

#3 VA puts reverse auctions on hiatus again to study value proposition (Federal News Radio)

#2 Defense authorization bill leaves out reforms to federal IT acquisition (Federal News Radio)

#1 Budget deal: Feds dodge a bullet… (Federal News Radio)


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