R Street Institute

FILE - In this June 3, 2017, file photo, the coal-fired Plant Scherer in Juliette, Ga. The Trump administration is doing away with a decades-old air emissions policy opposed by fossil fuel companies, a move that environmental groups say will result in more pollution. The Environmental Protection Agency issued notice Thursday it is withdrawing the “once-in always-in” policy under the Clean Air Act, which dictated how major sources of hazardous air pollutants are regulated. (AP Photo/Branden Camp, File)

Does that Supreme Court decision on the EPA change the agency itself?

One Supreme Court case that generated the most controversy lately was a 6-3 ruling that the EPA doesn’t have authority to regulate power plants’ greenhouse…

Read more
AP Photo/Manuel Balce CenetaFILE - In this Feb. 25, 2015 file photo, the Homeland Security Department headquarters in northwest Washington. President Joe Biden has selected two former senior National Security Agency officials for key cyber roles in his administration.  Chris Inglis, a former NSA deputy director, is being nominated as the government's first national cyber director. Jen Easterly, a former deputy for counterterrorism at the NSA, has been tapped to run the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency at the Department of Homeland Security. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File)

How will Homeland Security pivot to violent domestic extremism?

Read more
(Amelia Brust/Federal News Network)

Experts laud SolarWinds post-attack efforts, but why’d it take a massive cyber incident to make changes?

Read more
Eric White/Federal News NetworkZach Graves Lincoln Network Sasha Moss R Street Institute studio Tom Temin

Arguing for the return of the Office of Technology Assessment

Read more
Federal News Radio pinwheel icon

Sen. Sanders pitches USPS as one-stop shop for mail, printing, banking

As a White House Postal task force conducts a review of the USPS  business model, Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) has a few suggestions.

Read more

The delicate budget balancing act

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…

Read more

Kevin Kosar: When policy advocacy slips into propaganda

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.

Read more