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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 on our daily show blogs.
Federal Drive Interviews -- March 8, 2013
Friday - 3/8/2013, 10:37am EST
National Border Patrol Council
Border Patrol agents say they're getting the short end of sequestration's stick. Customs and Border Protection's plan to cope with the budget cuts includes furloughs and less overtime for agents. The agency says it's focusing its limited resources on core mission areas and trying to do it in the least disruptive way possible, while not compromising security. The National Border Patrol Council disagrees. Council Vice President Shawn Moran said the plan could cut agents' pay by 40 percent.
senior scientist for scientific integrity
Union of Concerned Scientists
A watchdog group is releasing a report card on scientific integrity at federal agencies. It's a comprehensive look at how agencies have implemented a 2009 White House mandate to protect research from political interference.
registered employee benefit consultant
Last time we spoke with registered employee benefit consultant Ed Zurndorfer, he said furloughed feds should not borrow from their Thrift Savings Plan funds for extra cash. But what can you do instead? Ed joins us now with more planning tips for the coming furloughs.
senior advisor to the administrator director of Mobile Solutions
We talk a lot on this show about how new technology is helping agencies save money or become more efficient. But for one agency, a particular recent invention has literally revolutionized its field. Mobile phones have enabled the U.S. Agency for International Development to help poor countries in ways hard to imagine only a few years ago. The agency created a Mobile Solutions team to capitalize on cell phones' popularity in developing countries.
MORE FROM THE FEDERAL DRIVE
- A Better Defined and Implemented National Strategy Is Needed to Address Persistent Challenges (GAO)
- Report: VA sent data over unsecured networks (Federal News Radio)
- GSA hits pause on recruiting cloud security testers (Washington Business Journal)