The top ten federal stories of 2012

Michael Keating, senior editor, Government Product News

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January 7, 2013 — This week on “Amtower Off Center”, host Mark Amtower interviews Michael Keating, senior editor for Government Product News, on the ten biggest federal stories in 2012.

Topics include:

  • teleworking
  • pay in the public sector
  • government procurement director pay over the past decade
  • state per capita spending on government services
  • Aeron chairs and government purchasing
  • budget issues at federal and state level
  • government spending on events and the GSA fallout


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