Larry Allen, president of Allen Federal Business Partners, shared potential obstacles for government contractors on Federal Drive with Tom Temin.
Everyone loves wearing cotton, and one reason the US cotton industry is competitive worldwide is the work of Johnie Jenkins, a long-serving scientist at the Agricultural Research Service.
Military leaders worry the nation is losing it’s competitive military advantage. The Commission on National Defense Strategy has called for a boost in spending, which is not an uncommon Washington response.
In today’s Federal Newscast, Representative Elijah Cummings (D-MD) is asking the Office of Special Counsel to rescind its recent memo prohibiting certain speech such as resist or impeachment.
The National Academy of Public Administration wants to answer two big questions about government oversight: What & how.
Getting a top-notch IT crew takes real planning and strategy. The Secret Service has a lot of work to do there.
Recent policy from OSC aims to clarify if and how discussing impeachment might take place. Some feds are still confused.
In today’s Federal Newscast, the Defense Department’s Inspector General says the Air Force missed certain steps that could have prevented last year’s mass shooting in Sutherland Springs, Texas.
The National Science Foundation is looking to build a “market” for technology aimed at lowering the barriers for federal employees today to get the jobs of the future.
The Department of Veterans Affairs is partnering with private sector companies to expand its growing telehealth program.
The federal acquisition system might be complicated and slow, but it’s not immune to change. In fact, Congress and its own practitioners are constantly tinkering with it.
In today’s Federal Newscast, a new study by the RAND Corporation analyzes how military pay stacks up against civilian pay over the last 20 years.
The Defense Department will consolidate the 28 agencies of the fourth estate’s networks into just two. Currently, they serve on 34 different networks.
Task Force offers both new and old ideas for fixing the cash-poor Postal Service.
Tom Temin is the host of The Federal Drive, 6 a.m.-10 a.m. on 1500 AM in the Washington, D.C. region and online everywhere. Tom has 30 years experience in journalism, mostly in technology markets.
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