Federal Drive Show Blog - April 10, 2013

Wednesday - 4/10/2013, 12:02pm EDT

On the Federal Drive show blog, you can listen to our interviews, find more information about the guests on the show each day, as well as links to other stories and resources we discuss.

Today's guests:

Bob Dacey
Chief Accountant
GAO

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As the GAO sizes up the federal balance sheets of agencies, the bottom line is always fuzzy. But Bob Dacey tells the Federal Drive that doesn't mean agency operations will be hurt. This interview is part of Federal News Radio's weeklong mutli-media series 'Rise of the Money People.'

Bob Cusack
Editor-in-chief
The Hill

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The Government Printing Office is warming up for some heavy lifting after displaying copies of the fiscal 2014 budget that are hot off the presses. The White House says this plan is a compromise between Democratic and Republican positions. Bob Cusack, the editor-in-chief of The Hill newspaper discusses the details of the plan.

Tim Lawler
Director at Grant Thornton
Grant Thornton

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The Federal Government spends $500-600 billion annually on grants and nearly every department has a major grants program. As part of our weeklong multimedia series, Rise of the Money People, we turn to Tim Lawler, director of the grants management practice at Grant Thornton and former director of financial management at the FAA, to found out how to streamline the grants process.

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