Federal Drive

  • Wednesday Morning Federal Newsstand

    Good morning! Let the transitioning begin, eh? Here’s a quick look at what else is going on while you get caught up on all the election news: Most civil service lawmakers win reelection (GovExec) Contractor…

  • And Then, Tomorrow Morning…

    As the election season comes to a close, the transition period to a new administration begins. John Palguta, vice president for policy at the Partnership for Public Service, joins us to talk about what federal…

  • Fixing the Bubble

    The economy will probably be at the top of the next administration’s agenda, but how will the new President deal with the mortgage problems that led to the financial downturn in the first place? Alex…

  • Not Without Glitches

    We’re learning about problems with voting machines in Virginia. CNN’s Bob Constantini joins us live with details. Click to hear the interview.

  • Federal Observers

    Voter turnout is expected to be extremely high today. With that in mind, the Justice Department is sending out more than 800 people to keep an eye on the election in 23 states. Debra Roth,…

  • Leadership Matters

    Are Congressional hearings affecting how the Food and Drug Administration does its work? FederalNewsRadio commentator Lurita Doan has a prescription for the Hill. Click to hear the interview.

  • Tuesday Morning Federal Newsstand

    Welcome to Election Day, 2008! Washington, DC, Area Dismissal or Closure Procedures (OPM memo) Agencies end fiscal 2008 with higher management marks (GovExec) CRS warns against destruction of Web pages, records (FCW) TSA allows ads…

  • How to Employ a FOIA

    Have you ever filed or granted a Freedom Of Information Act request? What’s the best way to handle them? Joining us now is Scott Amey, general counsel with the Project on Government Oversight. He recently…

  • Thoroughly Modern GSA

    Sometimes we take for granted the buildings we work in. We never think about the maintenance that goes into preserving them for generations to come. The General Services Administration is the agency responsible for this…

  • Musical Chairs on The Hill

    All 435 seats in the House and a third of the Senate are up for grabs in tomorrow’s election. What will Congress look like when it is all said and done? Jonathan Allen, politics reporter…

  • A Final Crackdown

    A crackdown on companies that hire illegal immigrants could be revived over the coming weeks. The Bush Administration is trying to get its No Match initiative up and running. If the program gets the go-ahead…

  • Celebrating Heroines in Technology

    Do you ever have trouble finding information on your office’s network? Cynthia Hilsinger is hoping to change that for her agency. She’s the Data Asset Manager for Headquarters Air Force, Information Management Media and Graphics…

  • Monday Morning Federal Newsstand

    Next up to deploy: Civilians (FederalTimes) Anticipating Cuts in Military Spending, Budget Planners Sharpen Their Pencils (NYTimes) Raytheon looking for cyber-workers (WashingtonBusinessJournal) Wanted: Falcons, Handlers For Mission in Afghanistan (WashingtonPost) Congressmen vie for leadership on…

  • Counting Down

    Preparing for the 2010 Census is a complicated process, to say the least. With a year and a half to go, how far along is the U.S. Census Bureau? Arnold Jackson, Associate Director for the…