Federal News Countdown: IT reform introduced, budget agreement passes

Friday - 12/20/2013, 1:28pm EST

Federal News Countdown

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Two experts in the world of the federal government choose and rank the three news stories from the current week that they think are most important to people who work for the federal government. This discussion gives Federal employees and contractors a chance to hear what their peers are thinking about, talking about and dealing with.

Guests on the Federal News Countdown:

  • Roger Baker, Chief Strategy Officer and former Chief Information Officer, Department of Veterans Affairs

  • Francis Rose, host of In Depth with Francis Rose

Roger Baker's stories:

#3 F.D.A. Questions Safety of Antibacterial Soaps (The New York Times)

#2 What a waste -- Sen. Coburn releases annual survey of wasteful government spending (Federal News Radio)

#1 IT reform bill introduced in Senate (FCW)


Francis Rose's stories:

#3 Some Target customers unable to get through to company (WTOP)

#2 Senate confirms turnaround specialist to head IRS (Federal News Radio)

#1 Bipartisan budget agreement clears Congress (Federal News Radio)