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Nearly 4,000 workers who were furloughed in a two-week partial shutdown of the Federal Aviation Administration this summer were told Friday in an email that they will receive back pay.
Host Mike Causey is joined by Steve Bauer, executive director of the Federal Employees Education and Assistance Fund, and Federal Times editor Steve Losey.
September 28, 2011
With Congress divided over nearly everything, the continuity of the government itself is uncertain. Rep. Jim Moran (D-Va.) told Federal News Radio he holds little confidence Congress can pass appropriations bills by the time government funding runs out at the end of the month.
On today's Federal Drive: Lawmakers plan to promote structural reforms in the Homeland Security Department through its authorization bill and the Senate Armed Services Committee mulls the numbers of the top ranks of the Defense Department.
Pete Kasperowicz, a staff writer for The Hill newspaper, joined the Federal Drive to discuss some of the provisions that the final FAA reauthorization bill will likely contain.
On today's Federal Drive: Intelligence Community leaders indicate they will continue to focus on the workforce even as it faces looming budget cuts and the House passes an FAA reauthorization to stave off a shutdown at the transportation agency.
Erik Wasson, a staff writer for The Hill newspaper, joined the Federal Drive to discuss what the Congressional initiatives and wrangling could mean for federal employees.
Congress returns to work this coming week, divided over measures to create jobs and scorned by the nation it was elected to help lead.
On today's Federal Drive: The Labor Department and contractors are butting heads over a new final rule, the Army makes progress on digitizing Arlington Cemetery records and the Combined Federal Campaign kicks off its 50th year.
Ten years after the 9/11 attacks, government screening has made it harder for foreign students to enroll in civilian flight schools as a handful of the hijackers did, banking on America being inviting and a place to learn quickly.
The Homeland Security Department is a young agency that was formed as a result of 9/11. Steve Cooper discusses the development of the agency. Cooper was the first Chief Information Officer at Homeland Security and is the current CIO at FAA.
What do you do when your paycheck comes up short, to the tune of 50 percent short. It's happening to some federal workers, but there is a life-line, Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says.
Robyn Kehoe, the director of field operations at FEEA, joined the Federal Drive to discuss the options available to furloughed federal workers.
Five-year-old Frank Allocco is 37,000 feet above America, face pressed against the window.
At the heart of the bitter dispute over funding the Federal Aviation Administration is an ongoing brawl between Republicans and Democrats over the rights of labor unions.
A bipartisan group of congressmen have introduced legislation to let FAA employees receive back pay for the two weeks that they were furloughed. Senate Democrats have introduced a similar bill.
On today's Federal Drive: new BRAC developments, a bill in the House to give backpay to furloughed FAA workers and congressional efforts to kill the F-35.
On Today's Federal Drive: The effect of the S&P downgrade on federal agencies, GSA rethinks new pay-for-parking rule and the Army cuts civilian personnel.
Cindy Troutman is the President of CGH Technologies.
FAA Administrator Randy Babbitt told Federal News Radio he is optimistic FAA employees could be back to work as early as Monday following the two-week partial shutdown that furloughed 4,000 workers. Babbitt said the partisan fighting that sidelined the agency "is not any way to run the world's greatest and safest aviation system."