Fannie Mae

  • Federal arbiters to cut down leave, telework days for HHS employees

    In today’s Federal Newscast, the Federal Services Impasses Panel sides mostly with management in a disputed between labor groups and the Health and Human Services Department.

  • Are escape rooms for cyber education a new trend in government?

    The Federal Housing Finance Authority awards a four-month contract for a vendor to create a two-day cybersecurity themed escape room.

  • Lawrance Evans: Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac still in conservatorship

    Legislation in 2008 put the government-backed secondary mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac into conservatorship by a new agency. Eight years later, the Federal Housing Finance Agency is still conserving Fannie and Freddie. Now the Government Accountability Office is urging Congress to force everyone to clarify their goals here so a lingering situation can get off the dime. For more, Federal Drive with Tom Temin turns to Lawrance Evans Jr., director of financial markets and community investment issues at GAO.

  • Depot Dollars Post War

    On this week’s Capital Impact show, Bloomberg Government analysts will discuss how sequestration is affecting the budget for depot maintenance, and what would happen to the economy if Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac were eliminated. August 8, 2013

  • Dodd-Frank turns 3, housing and congress

    On this week’s Capital Impact show, Bloomberg Government analysts will discuss what’s ahead for Congress, the implementation of Dodd-Frank, and possible changes to Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. July 25, 2013

  • Fiscal Cliff, Freddie, Fannie & Jobs

    On this week’s Bloomberg Government Capital Impact show, analysts will discuss how the fiscal cliff crisis is impacting businesses. Also, what does the future look like for Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae? December 13, 2012

  • Friday morning federal headlines – Nov. 18, 2011

    The Morning Federal Newscast is a daily compilation of the stories you hear Federal Drive hosts Tom Temin and Amy Morris discuss throughout the show each day. The Newscast is designed to give users more information about the stories you hear on the air.

  • Lawmakers consider federal pay system for Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac execs

    Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae came under fire from the House Oversight and Reform Committee on Wednesday for awarding millions of dollars to executives. The hearing came just a day after the House Financial Services Committee passed a bill to convert execs’ pay to the federal pay system.

  • 41 month sentence for former Fannie Mae employee

    The former employee planted a virus in the agency’s network the day he was fired

  • Obama to name Smith to head Housing Finance Agency

    President Obama said he intends to nominate Joseph Smith to be head of the Federal Housing Finance Agency.