Federal Drive

  • Anything Else is Not an Option

    As budgets tighten in the current economic climate, what green technologies and strategies could your agency or business be using to save money? Joe Cascio, U.S. Federal Environmental Executive, joins us to help answer these…

  • I Hope They’re Ours

    Look to the heavens today, but don’t be alarmed. You’ve heard that old Superman slogan: it’s a bird … it’s a plane … Well today, it’s “Falcon Virgo,” several planes in a training exercise from…

  • Tipping the Balance

    It’s official: Democrats will not get their super-majority in Congress. We’re learning this morning that Georgia Republican Saxby Chambliss has beat Democrat Jim Martin for in that hotly contested race there. It was Georgia’s first…

  • Wednesday Morning Federal Newsstand

    Executive order curtailing bargaining rights draws fire (GovExec) US soldiers re-enlisting because of poor economy Divorce rate increases in Marine Corps, Army GSA gets new congressional affairs leader (FCW) FDIC criticizes how banks charge overdraft…

  • Planning for the Future

    What should President-elect Barack Obama think about in terms of military planning? The Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments has a plan for the “long haul.” Senior Fellow Robert Martinage explains what that is and…

  • Efficient and Effective

    Getting the right people in the right positions is one of the many challenges facing President-elect Barack Obama and his team. The Partnership for Public Service has teamed up with Grant Thorton to get the…

  • Playing Well With Others

    President-elect Barack Obama is not a Washington insider, which means he might not know Congress as much as some think. This according to Howard Paster, Executive Vice President for Public Relations at the WPP Group…

  • Historic Proportions

    It’s no secret that our country is facing what many are calling a historic financial crisis. While the federal government has bailed out a variety of institutions, some are saying more needs to be done.…

  • Leadership Matters

    Why should you tune into the Army – Navy game this weekend? FederalNewsRadio commentator Lurita Doan, and former head of the General Services Administration, joins us with an answer in her weekly Leadership Matters op-ed.…

  • But Wait! There’s More!

    Columnist, former presidential appointee, and Army fan Lurita Doan plays FederalNewsRadio chanteuse. Click to sing along with Lurita.

  • Tuesday Morning Federal Newsstand

    Study reveals the success of Pentagon personnel system is unclear (GovExec) National security adviser seeks to forge consensus Defense secretary says nuclear gaffes unacceptable GAO: More information needed on northern border Bush sorry economic crisis…

  • Monday Morning Federal Newsstand

    The Cabinet Possibilities Who Are Saying ‘No, Thanks’ (for Now) (WashingtonPost) Federal buildings go unwatched (GovExec) Homeland Security in disarray, officials warn (BostonGlobe) Labor Dept. Accused of Straying From Enforcement (WashingtonPost) NASA curbs removable media…

  • Trimming The Fat

    The US could have a federal deficit of $1 trillion and many are asking what, if anything, can be done? James Horney, Director of Federal Fiscal Policy at the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities,…

  • Union Changes

    Joining a union could become much easier under a bill floating thru Congress. It’s called the Employee Free Choice Act. Some say the bill would give workers a bigger say in their companies. But there’s…