Shows & Panels
- The 2014 Big Picture on Cyber Security
- AFCEA Answers
- Ask the CIO
- Connected Government
- Consolidating Mission-critical Systems
- Constituent Servicing
- The Data Privacy Imperative: Safeguarding Sensitive Data
- Eliminating the Pitfalls: Steps to Virtualization in Government
- Federal Executive Forum
- Federal Tech Talk
- Government Cloud Brokerage: Who, What, When, Where, Why?
- Government Mobility
- The Intersection: Where Technology Meets Transformation
- Maximizing ROI Through Data Center Consolidation
- Mobile Device Management
- The Modern Federal Threat Landscape
- Moving to the Cloud. What's the best approach for me
- Navigating Tough Choices in Government Cloud Computing
- Satellite Communications: Acquiring SATCOM in Tight Times
- Transformative Technology: Desktop Virtualization in Government
- Understanding the Intersection of Customer Service and Security in the Cloud
Shows & Panels
Monday - Friday, 6-9 a.m.
Hosts Tom Temin and Emily Kopp bring you the latest news affecting the federal community each weekday morning, featuring interviews with top government executives and contractors. Listen live from 6 to 9 a.m. or download archived interviews below.
Union president calls Senate fiscal cliff bill 'bad deal'
Tuesday - 1/1/2013, 5:01pm EST
"The most important federal workforce issue of our generation - sequestration - continues to hang over the head of federal employees throughout government," said William R. Dougan, national president of the National Federation of Federal Employees in a statement released Tuesday.
He added that the Senate's plan fails to address the country's borrowing limit, resulting in "another prolonged political standoff, leaving federal workers uncertain of whether they will have a job to come back to for a third time in two years."
While the Senate bill does succeed in extending the "shared sacrifice from the wealthiest Americans," Dougan said it doesn't go far enough.
"If we are to maintain a government capable of serving the vital needs of its people, we must put a permanent end to the non-stop partisan brinksmanship that has brought us to the edge so many times," he said. "Federal employees cannot continue to be a pawn in these political games."