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Federal Drive interviews - Sept. 4
Tuesday - 9/4/2012, 8:44am EDT
A book about the killing of Osama bin Laden comes out today. The Pentagon is threatening legal action against the former Navy SEAL who wrote a new book. After the warnings, the publisher rushed the book to market and advance sales are brisk. Defense Department lawyers have written to Matt Bissonnette, who goes by the pen name Mark Owen. They say he's violating standard Navy agreements to never divulge classified information. Bissonnette did not clear his book with the Pentagon.
The new GOP party platform calls for a 10 percent cut to the federal workforce, plus a reduction in pay and benefits. Times are already tough so how do federal managers prepare for the possibility of such a drastic change? Palguta shares findings from a recent Partnership survey of federal human capital chiefs.
Amid the tension about the possible effects of sequestration on federal contractors, there's one sector that is still expected to thrive. Medical supplies and equipment sales are expected to grow 14 percent in the next two years. And since schedules are managed through the Veterans Affairs Department, those numbers are sequester proof. Friel has a new report on this topic.
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