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Hosts Tom Temin and Emily Kopp bring you the latest news affecting the federal community each weekday morning. Be up-to-date before you step in the office.
Roger Baker, VA's assistant secretary in the Office of Information and Technology, helped improve the agency's management of IT projects, implement mobile devices and continued to address cybersecurity.
FAA moves closer to widespread US drone flights with plan for 6 test sites across the country
Republicans stall Hagel vote, drawing White House ire, but confirmation still likely
US Senate's oldest member, NJ's Frank Lautenberg, 89, says he'll retire when his term ends
The Morning Federal Newscast is a daily compilation of the stories you hear Federal Drive hosts Tom Temin and Emily Kopp discuss throughout the show each day. The Newscast is designed to give FederalNewsRadio.com users more information about the stories you hear on the air. In today's news, the IRS is claiming success in a nationwide crackdown on suspected identity thieves and GSA wants to bolster security outside the the Commerce Department's headquarters.
Consequences of failure laid out in budget debate as time to avoid sweeping cuts grows short
James Clapper, the director of National Intelligence, tells Federal News Radio he's concerned about the effects of sequestration on the intelligence community.
GAO adds two new areas to the list, NOAA's satellite programs and the federal government's financial risk because of climate change. Comptroller General Gene Dodaro said nearly every initiative on the list made progress in fixing their problems over the last two years.
The Department of Veterans Affairs' work to automate payments under the complicated Post-9/11 GI bill is coming to fruition. But schools and students complain about inability to track status of claims.
Senate GOP blocks vote on Hagel nomination as defense secretary, new vote after week's recess
IRS website overwhelmed by people checking status of tax refunds; agency pleads for restraint
Correction: Brennan-CIA story
Senate Democrats to unveil bill to replace automatic budget cuts
Obama administration officials are painting a bleak picture of how federal agencies would fare under sequestration, the automatic budget cuts slated to go into effect in two weeks. The Senate Appropriations Committee heard testimony from several Obama administration officials about the consequences of the cuts, which are set to take effect March 1. However, Danny Werfel, controller of the Office of Management and Budget, emphasized to the committee that employee furloughs would not be immediate.
Scarred from political skirmishes, Boehner content to let Democratic proposals come to him
AP Interview: Outgoing Social Security commissioner says benefit cuts, tax hikes inevitable
A total of 30 programs, once again, are considered troubled, including two new areas. But, the Government Accountability Office removed the IRS' Business Systems Modernization program after 18 years on the list, and interagency contracting after 8 years.
Despite a veto threat a year ago, House proponents of a cyber information sharing bill say productive talks now are underway with the Obama administration. Reps. Mike Rogers and Dutch Ruppersberger re-introduced the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act (CISPA) trying to address privacy and civil liberties concerns.