Federal News Countdown: True VA scandal, veterans fire back

Friday - 5/30/2014, 3:04pm EDT

Debra Roth, partner at Shaw Bransford & Roth, and Tim McManus, vice president for education and outreach at the Partnership for Public Service, counted down the week's top federal stories with Francis Rose. (Photo by Michael O'Connell/Federal News Radio)


Guests on the Federal News Countdown:

  • Tim McManus, Vice President for Education and Outreach, Partnership for Public Service

  • Debra Roth, Partner, Shaw Bransford & Roth

Tim McManus' stories:

#3 OPM expanding HRstat to help agencies parse workforce data (Federal News Radio)

#2 Preparing for a shortage of feds in science and tech (Nextgov)

#1 The true VA scandal is shared across the federal government (The Washington Post)

Debra Roth's stories:

#3 Federal Employees and Retirees Owed $3.31B in Back Taxes at the End of Fiscal 2013 (Government Executive)

#2 Veterans Fire Back at Letter by Senator (The New York Times)

#1 Is It Constitutional to Make VA Execs At-Will Employees? (Government Executive)