• Bill to eliminate pay cap for VA’s top healthcare workers passes Senate

    In today’s Federal Newscast, the Competitive Pay for Leaders in Veterans Health Care Act will correct an unintended consequence from a 2010 bill that was supposed to help Veterans Affairs Department fill Senior Executive Service positions.

  • Sequestration to have no effect on agency spending in 2020

    In today’s Federal Newscast, the Congressional Budget Office says agencies will not have to cut their spending because of sequestration in fiscal 2020, bad news for budget hawks concerned about the national debt.

  • What you’ll care about in 2020

    Anything affecting people and their careers — the stories never stop coming.

  • Marijuana, space and Star Wars: 2019 was wild for the military, here’s what 2020 holds

    This past year saw some interesting topics pop up in the military; 2020 may see the same.

  • Air Force announces new ways of learning digital skills, working on faster apps

    The Air Force is preparing to invest in what it’s calling Digital U, an online schoolhouse similar to Udemy or Codecademy that will let airmen learn basic cyber skills.

  • The role of journalism for business in DC

    Peter Abrahams, market president and publisher at the Washington Business Journal, discusses the way the region’s economic development is accelerating, how Amazon’s HQ2 is playing a part, and how the region can keep its talent.

  • Readying to welcome Amazon’s HQ2

    Alex Iams, Interim Director of Arlington Economic Development, discusses the process of making sure D.C. is ready for Amazon’s HQ2, and some of the new things we can expect from it.

  • Is the venture capital well running dry?

    On this episode, we speak with Andy Medici, Money and Tech reporter at Washington Business Journal, about where the D.C. region stands with respect to venture capital funding and economy health.

  • The danger in GSA’s online marketplaces

    The General Services Administration’s multiple-award schedule contracts generate about $45 billion in annual sales. The challenge will be to build portals, not flea markets.

  • The region is feeling the Amazon ripple effect

    Michael Hoffman, president of GovernmentCIO Media, discusses the results of an upcoming survey on sentiment for technology consumers in the region, as well as how companies are scrambling to take advantage of Amazon’s HQ2 plans.