• 2018 according to federal manager associations

    Host Ben Carnes will be joined by management associations representing federal employees – including the Professional Managers Association (PMA) and the Federal Law Enforcement Officers Association (FLEOA) – who will discuss the ongoing federal reorganization, what managers within the federal government are experiencing ‘on the ground,’ and what challenges the organizations must prepare for in 2018.

    January 12, 2018

  • Fact-checking in the era of fake news

    Tune in this week for a special encore presentation of our Fake News show with experts from Knight Foundation, Politifact, and American University.

    December 14, 2017

  • This Week On FEDtalk: 2017 In Review

    Tune in this week for a panel discussion year in review with top federal government reporters.

    December 1, 2017

  • This week on FEDtalk: Gov goes modern

    News coverage is consistently filled with reports of the latest purported government “scandal” or failure. While these issues may often deserve attention, they frequently drown out examples of government done well.

    November 17, 2017

  • What you need to know about Open Season and CFC

    This week on FEDtalk, we are helping visitors prepare for Open Season by giving them an inside look at the Virtual Benefits Fair with Long Term Care’s Joan Melanson.

    November 3, 2017

  • Doing More with Less

    This week on FEDtalk, we are discussing the dwindling capacity of members and their staffs to effectively do their jobs as responsibilities increase.

    October 20, 2017

  • Prepare for Open Season

    Tune in to FEDtalk this week for a look at the Open Season Virtual Benefits Fair, plus hear from Blue Cross Blue Shield Association about their best FEHB offerings during Open Season.

    October 6, 2017

  • We the Podcast People

    This week on FEDtalk, we are excited to host two prominent figures in the world of podcasting, both of whom have started new projects focusing on the U.S. Constitution.

    September 22, 2017

  • Labor Policy and Agency Re-org

    Tune in to FEDtalk this week for a discussion on labor policy, budget negotiations, and agency re-organization.

    September 8, 2017

  • Wrap up Your Summer in the National Parks

    Tune in this week to hear an encore airing of our chat with National Parks Service (NPS) officials. Get tips on viewing the solar eclipse and how to make the most of the final weeks of summer.

    August 18, 2017

  • This week on FEDtalk: Running late for (presidential) appointments

    Tune in to FEDtalk this week for a discussion on the presidential appointment process, including the history of presidential appointments, and the possible risks associated with a historically slow risk of appointments, as well as a spate of acting appointments on which the clock is running out.

    August 4, 2017

  • A national dialogue with Arlington National Cemetery

    In about 25 years, Arlington National Cemetery (ANC) will run out of space as an active cemetery to honor our Nation’s veterans. Therefore, changes to either eligibility criteria and/or expansion of the cemetery’s geographic footprint are required, and that’s where the American people come in.

    July 21, 2017

  • Presidential stories you’ve never heard

    Tune in to this special encore presentation of our Presidents show to learn about the most interesting presidential stories you’ve never heard.

    July 7, 2017

  • Enhancements & whistleblower programs

    Tune in this week for a special show on whistleblower programs with the Justice Department’s Deputy IG, a Deputy Counsel at Department of Homeland Security’s Office of Inspector General, and the Office of Special Counsel’s Chief of Investigation and Prosecution.

    June 16, 2017