Congress and the budget

February 10,2014 – This week on For Your Benefit, hosts Bob Leins and Tammy Flanagan welcome Dr. Kenneth Gold, director, and Dr. Marian Currinder, senior fellow and curriculum chair, from the Government Affairs Institute at Georgetown University.

The mission of the Government Affairs Institute is to provide education and training about congressional processes, organization and practices, and about selected legislative policy issues.

The discussion focuses on today’s political environment and the state of affairs of the federal government budget.

Learn about the political dynamics of the 113th Congress and its impact on:

  • productivity;
  • compromise and bipartisanship;
  • passage of major legislation;
  • executive orders vs. legislation;
  • the federal budget.

The show is your opportunity to learn about Congress and the impacts its decisions have on the federal employee.