Federal News Countdown: VA bonuses, DHS shutdown

Jessica Klement, Legislative Director of NARFE, and Debra Roth, a partner at Shaw Bransford & Roth, coutn down the week’s top federal stories with Francis Rose.

Guests on the Federal News Countdown:

  • Jessica Klement, Legislative Director, NARFE
  • Debra Roth, Partner, Shaw Bransford & Roth

Jessica Klement’s stories:

#3 OMB unties a few of the travel, conference spending knots (Federal News Radio)

#2 Where the feds are: Not just in capital area (The Washington Post)

#1 Panel Backs Bill Establishing that Yes, VA Can Claw Back Bonuses (Government Executive)

Debra Roth’s stories:

#3 Furlough appeals falter: 99.5 percent denied so far (The Washington Post)

#2 VA secretary lashes out at lawmaker who says nothing is changing at the agency (Fierce Government)

#1 DHS shutdown would force furlough of 30,000 employees (Federal Times)


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