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Federal Drive Interviews -- Jan. 4, 2013
Friday - 1/4/2013, 8:39am EST
certified financial planner
Arthur Stein Financial, LLC. Inc.
The Thrift Savings Plan closed 2012 with a stronger showing in nearly all the funds than the previous year. Art Stein, a certified financial planner, tells us what it all means.
RELATED STORY: TSP closes out 2012 with strong showing
senior fellow for defense budget studies
Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments
Late last month, amid all the uncertainty over sequestration, the Pentagon went on a spending spree. It awarded billions of dollars to top-contractors to keep major projects going and even start some new ones.
chief of American Community Survey office
U.S. Census Bureau
The Census Bureau has been a technology innovator when it comes to surveying and counting the public for a century. Now the agency that pioneered the punch card is taking a Web-first approach to its signature American Community Survey.
RELATED STORY: Census Bureau to Offer American Community Survey Internet Response (Census Bureau)
McKenna, Long and Aldridge
Federal contracts and agencies have long been in a tug of war over insourcing and outsourcing. One agency, the Air Force, canceled a services contract because it decided to take the work in-house. Dellew Corporation sued. It didn't win, but neither did the Air Force.
director of physical infrastructure issues
Government Accountability Office
The Senate confirmed Michael Huerta as the new administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration in a unanimous vote on Tuesday. Unions and trade groups hailed the move. And it's good that Huerta has garnered so much good will, because he'll have a lot to do at FAA. The effort to modernize air traffic control has been a turbulent one. The push to get stakeholders on the same page and to get operators invested without instant gratification has also been challenging.
GAO REPORT: FAA Faces Implementation Challenges
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