Shows & Panels
- AFCEA Answers
- Ask the CIO
- The Big Data Dilemma
- Carrying On with Continuity of Operations
- Connected Government
- Constituent Servicing
- Continuous Monitoring: Tools and Techniques for Trustworthy Government IT
- The Cyber Imperative
- Cyber Solutions for 2013 and Beyond
- The Data Privacy Imperative: Safeguarding Sensitive Data
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- The Reality of Continuous Monitoring... Is Your Agency Secure?
- Veterans in Private Sector: Making the Transition
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Bloomberg Government's Capital Impact airs Thursdays at 11 a.m. Focusing on the business implications of government actions, Capital Impact explores the effects of government spending in core industries of defense, IT and technology, energy, finance, health care and transportation, and the appropriations process in Congress. For more information about Bloomberg Government, visit them online at BGov.com.
Airline emissions and border surge
Thursday - 8/15/2013, 7:28pm EDT
- In all this talk of reducing your carbon footprint we typically look at our giant gas guzzling vehicles. Thoughts turn to a more environmentally friendly hybrid vehicle, one that produces far less or in some cases no carbon dioxide. We never seem to look up and consider what airlines are doing to the environment. Bloomberg View columnist Megan McArdle addresses the topic in her piece Air Travel is Worse Than a Hummer With Wings.
- Contractors stung by sequestration would see some relief under the Senate immigration bill, which would boost border security spending by 82 percent, according to a Bloomberg Government estimate. BGOV Senior Transportation Analyst Matthew Hummer will explain the so called "border surge" amendment on this week''s Capital Impact.
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||Megan McArdle is a Bloomberg View columnist who writes on economics, business and public policy looking at the latest news, research and market trends and engaging with the biggest questions of the day. Her book, "The Up Side of Down," will be published by Viking in February 2014.|
||Matthew Hummer is a transportation analyst at Bloomberg Government. He was an economic analyst at The Millennium Challenge Corporation, a U.S. foreign aid agency that invests in public infrastructure in developing countries. At MCC, Hummer conducted cost-benefit analysis for transportation and energy projects. He holds finance and economics degrees from Fordham University and a master's of public policy from Georgetown University.|