How do you measure the value of spending on prevention? That’s a recurring challenge for federal agencies sensitive to the dangers of cybersecurity breaches.
Imagine an organization with the mission of finding fault with nearly everything everyone else does. In a nutshell, that’s exactly what GAO does.
House members said they’re working on new legislation designed to clarify and improve protections for federal whistleblowers.
Philip Wallach, senior fellow for governance at the R Street Institute, breaks down how the federal budgeting process could be improved.
In today’s Federal Newscast, up to $1 billion from DoD is now available to help support the Homeland Security Department’s drug enforcement efforts at the southern border.
The Office of Technology Assessment provided insight to Congress on technology and its implications and was defunded in 1995, but a recently recovered staff member of the House Judiciary Committee argued it’s time to bring it back.
While the Trump administration faces pushback from unions and members of Congress over its trio of federal workforce-related executive orders, more than half a million government workers, it turns out, won’t fall under the orders’ purview.
As a White House Postal task force conducts a review of the USPS business model, Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) has a few suggestions.
Host Ben Carnes of Shaw Bransford & Roth is joined by a panel of budget experts to discuss the current federal funding landscape, how we got here, and if there is any hope for a better future.
January 26, 2018
Agency employees traditionally refrain from advocating particular policies, yet the billion dollars the government spends annually on public affairs activities sometimes strays into propaganda. That’s according to analysis by the right-of-center think tank, R Street Institute. Kevin Kosar, senior fellow and governance project director at the R Street Institute, joins Federal Drive with Tom Temin with more.