Reporters' Roundup: The day that everything changed, 'inherently governmental' defined

Friday - 9/9/2011, 6:58pm EDT

Mike Causey, senior correspondent, Federal News Radio

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Emily Kopp, reporter, Federal News Radio

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Jason Miller, executive editor, Federal News Radio

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  • Sunday, of course, is the 10th anniversary of 9/11, and everywhere you turn, the media is covering it, and people are talking about it. Federal News Radio Senior Correspondent Mike Causey is writing about it in his column today.

  • The Office of Federal Procurement says agencies can't contract for security services in a combat zone any more. That's one of a handful of new jobs that can only be done by federal employees. OFPP will issue Monday a final policy letter clarifying and redefining what functions are inherently governmental. Federal News Radio's Jason Miller joins us with details.

  • The Treasury Department is changing its strategy to combat terrorist funding after the Sept. 11 attacks. And officials say the new approach is working. Putting al-Qaida on shaky financial ground is part of the strategy. Federal News Radio's Emily Kopp has the story.