Reporters' Roundup: Lower health insurance for feds?

Thursday - 3/24/2011, 7:01pm EDT

WFED's Jason Miller on the DorobekINSIDER

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WFED's Jared Serbu on the DorobekINSIDER

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These are the stories Federal News Radio reporters are working on today.

  • The Office of Personnel Management will give federal health insurance providers a gentle push tomorrow through its annual call letter. OPM Director John Berry says the changes are part of a broader innovation agenda his agency is pursuing to lower the costs of health insurance for employees. Federal News Radio's Jason Miller joins us with details and analysis of OPM's plans.

  • The Postal Service announced plans today to cut 7,500 jobs, following up on plans that Postmaster General Patrick Donahoe first announced in January, to create a leaner, flatter, more efficient management structure. WFED's Jared Serbu has the details.