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So, what's next?

Federal News Radio Senior Correspondent Mike Causey answers your calls and emails about a wide variety of issues affecting federal workers.
April 29, 2013

Monday - 04/29/2013, 11:24pm EDT
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Chained CPI, TSP, and the 2014 budget

Financial Planner Art Stein and Federal Times Senior Staff Writer Stephen Losey join host Mike Causey to talk about a number of issues affecting federal workers.
April 24, 2013

Wednesday - 04/24/2013, 06:52pm EDT
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Chained CPI, TSP, and the 2014 budget

Financial Planner Art Stein and Federal Times Senior Staff Writer Stephen Losey join host Mike Causey to talk about a number of issues affecting federal workers.
April 17, 2013

Wednesday - 04/17/2013, 06:52pm EDT
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EEOC hosts Executive Leadership Conference

Jo Linda Johnson and Dexter Brooks from the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission will talk about the organization's upcoming leadership conference.
March 8, 2013

Friday - 03/08/2013, 09:21pm EST
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What are the top issues facing veterans in 2013?

Host Derrick Dortch hosts a roundtable discussion of veteran's issues, with representatives from the Veterans of Foreign Wars.
January 11, 2013(Encore presentation January 25, 2013)

Friday - 01/11/2013, 11:43pm EST
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A health tax credit and deficit reduction consequences

On this week's Bloomberg Government Capital Impact, analysts discuss whether a health tax credit will work as intended plus the unintended consequences of deficit reductions for healthcare providers.

Thursday - 10/25/2012, 02:09am EDT
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Capitol Police ink up new restrictions on tattoos

Are tattoos a symbol of personal expression or are do they undermine public confidence when seen on the arms or legs of a police officer? Capitol Hill Police officials say yes and are cracking down on tattoos and a revised grooming policy would require officers to hide their art-covered arms and legs when on duty. But rank and file officers worry that the new rules are subjective and an over-reach.

Tuesday - 07/24/2012, 11:14am EDT
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Health law on trial

On this week's edition of Bloomberg Government's Capital Impact show, former Senate Majority Leader Tom Daschle discusses the Affordable Care Act and the potential political fallout of a high court reversal.

Tuesday - 06/19/2012, 03:12pm EDT
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Energy in focus: The future of power plants and the energy debate in Congress

On this week's Capital Impact show, energy analysts Rob Barnett and Richard Heidorn discuss the future of nuclear power. Plus, the latest on the congressional energy debate with Loren Duggan and Derek Wallbank.

Thursday - 05/03/2012, 04:49pm EDT
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Congress to take on billions in duplicative programs

A bipartisan team in the House and Senate introduced legislation on Monday to take on "wasteful" duplication in the federal government. The bill would create a "duplicative score" for all bills introduced to Congress, similar to a potential cost estimate

Thursday - 04/19/2012, 05:32pm EDT

Wide range of construction to fall under streamlined permitting efforts

Marco Giamberardino, senior director of the Federal and Heavy Construction Division at the Associated General Contractors of America, discusses the administration's efforts to streamline the federal permitting process.

Monday - 01/30/2012, 10:11am EST
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State of the Union: What was in it for feds?

President Barack Obama hit on some issues important to federal employees during his State of the Union address Tuesday night, including his push for a reorganization of some federal agencies. But, he also called for the creation of two new "units" to help fight counterfeit goods and financial fraud.

Wednesday - 01/25/2012, 01:18am EST
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An overhaul of the SES system?

Senior Executives Association president Carol Bonosaro will discuss civil service reform when she joins host Mike Causey on today's show.
January 11, 2012

Wednesday - 01/11/2012, 08:04pm EST
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Carolyn Davis takes lessons from federal career into new one

Davis retired after 42 years in government. She said she's tried to live by a few basic principles, get the job done, get it done right and get it done on time.

Thursday - 12/29/2011, 07:26pm EST
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UPS pilots suing FAA; don't want to fly tired

United Parcel Service pilots went to court Thursday hoping to make the government include them under new rules designed to ensure airline pilots aren't too sleepy to fly.

Thursday - 12/22/2011, 04:19pm EST

Library of Congress, TIGTA offer telework security lessons

Security is a major telework concern for the Library of Congress and the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration. But, both agencies have found ways to make it work for them.

Sunday - 12/11/2011, 11:01pm EST

GPO appoints new inspector general

Michael Raponi is the new inspector general at the Government Printing Office.

Monday - 11/07/2011, 12:58pm EST

MSPB offers advice on telwork

Despite some management concerns, the Merit Systems Protection Board says there are many benefits to telework as long as the process is managed effectively.

Sunday - 11/06/2011, 09:24pm EST

GSA rolls out 'opt-out' telework policy

The General Services Administration will announce a new policy that expands its telework and mobility options for employees.

Sunday - 10/30/2011, 10:33pm EDT
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Geopolitical issues facing the United States

STRATFOR Vice President of Intelligence Fred Burton joins host Derrick Dortch on today's show.
October 28, 2011

Friday - 10/28/2011, 10:42pm EDT
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