Paul Wiedefeld

  • Lawmakers anxiously await Veterans Affairs’ new community care standards

    In today’s Federal Newscast, there are many Democrats in Congress worried about VA’s new regulations expanding veterans’ access to private care.

  • Shutdown has cost small businesses $2.3 billion

    In today’s Federal Newscast, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce estimates there were about $2.3 billion in government contracts that would have been issued to small firms over the past month, but weren’t because of the government shutdown.

  • D.C. Metrorail will reopen at 5 a.m. on March 17

    Washington Metro Area Transit Authority General Manager Paul Wiedefeld announced during a press conference March 16 that the D.C. Metrorail will reopen around 5 a.m. on Thursday. He cautioned that some areas may be under single tracking conditions if further need for repairs are discovered.