The strength and durability of the budget depends not only on the agency, but also on regulations such as the federal hiring freeze. David Lewis, professor of political science at Vanderbilt, joined Federal Drive with Tom Temin to discuss how federal executives can deal with the potential crossover.
Thousands of rules come out each year from regulatory agencies that place a large burden on the economy. Sen. James Lankford (R-Okla.), chairman of the subcommittee on regulatory affairs and federal management, joined Federal Drive with Tom Temin to discuss why regulatory reform is needed.
In today's Top Federal Headlines, Customs and Border Protection lays out what it wants in its wall along the U.S. southern border.
Although the Veterans Affairs Department handed over a dozen large construction projects to the Army Corps of Engineers, VA is still responsible for certain management functions, like knowing when a project will be finished and for how much. David Wise, director of physical infrastructure issues at the Government Accountability Office, shares some insight on Federal Drive with Tom Temin.
The Trump administration is seeking a big increase in defense spending. Big like 10 percent, or more than $50 billion for 2018. Rob Levinson, senior defense analyst for Bloomberg Government, shares his analysis on Federal Drive with Tom Temin.
President Donald Trump's executive order is a timely, necessary step to improve procurement operations and service to the American people.
The Justice Department's latest press release doesn't do justice to what has occurred in the now-infamous "Fat Leonard" case.
In today's Top Federal Headlines, citing a lack of bandwith, the Pentagon is instructing its employees to not watch any games from the NCAA tournament on DoD computers.
The Veterans Choice Act provides VA with the opportunity to redefine what its role will be in 10 years.
Few types of deals raise the hackles of services contractors more than lowest-price, technically acceptable. Some recent protest decisions should should make them feel a little better about LPTA. Procurement attorney Joseph Petrillo of the law firm Petrillo and Powell tells Federal Drive with Tom Temin they can and have won with higher prices when they justify higher costs.
In today's Top Federal Headlines, President Trump's budget request includes a boost in defense spending and contractors could see a healthy chunk of it.
President Donald Trump's reorganization order is a little different. His stated objective is for government to do less.
For the Veterans Affairs Department, low morale and difficulty attracting talent are two of the challenges keeping it on the Government Accountability Office's high-risk list. Margot Conrad, director of education and outreach at the Partnership for Public Service, offers her take on Federal Drive with Tom Temin.
The Intelligence Advanced Projects Research Activity is using crowdsourcing to improve human reasoning. It's called the CREATE program. Dr. Steve Rieber, the program director, fills in Federal Drive with Tom Temin on all the details.