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2:16 am, May 26, 2015

Federal News Radio News Stream

The News Stream is a continuously updated list of every story, interview, panel discussion, and feature added to FederalNewsRadio.com. As a story is posted to the website, it will appear at the top of the News Stream. Never miss a beat with Federal News Radio's News Stream.

Rick Holgate, CIO, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives

The budget bills the House and Senate are negotiating this week won't do away with the specter of sequestration. The automatic budget cuts in 2013 impacted the dialogue between industry and agencies, according to Rick Holgate, chief information officer at the Bureau of Alchohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives. Holgate is also outgoing president of the American Council of Technology, after serving in that role for two years. On In Depth, he tells Federal News Radio's Francis Rose at ACT-IAC's Management of Change conference, how sequestration affected the relationship between industry and government and how that relationship has been repaired in the last two years.

Monday - 05/18/2015, 04:23pm EDT
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John Owens, CIO, US Patent and Trademark Office

The Patent and Trademark Office is reviewing the results of the IT Vets Hiring Fair of 2015 that took place a few weeks ago. John Owens, chief information officer at PTO, tells In Depth with Francis Rose his takeaways from the hiring fair and what he's looking for.

Monday - 05/18/2015, 04:02pm EDT
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Nancy Lindborg, President, U.S. Institute of Peace

It's a small agency of only 300 people. But it has big ambitions preventing, mitigating and resolving violent conflicts around the world. Most people know the U.S. Institute of Peace by the unusual architecture of its building, not far from the State Department. Nancy Lindborg is the new president of the Institute. She joined Tom Temin on the Federal Drive with more on the agency and its mission.

Monday - 05/18/2015, 10:43am EDT
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Carolyn Colvin, Acting Commissioner, Social Security Administration

At 80-years-old, the Social Security Administration is hardly retiring like the millions of Americans it supports. In fact, it spends a lot of time looking far into the future. Social Security recently released Vision 2025, a living document designed to outline how SSA can accomplish its three main priorities: Better customer service, exceptional employees and organizational innovation. Carolyn Colvin is the acting commissioner of SSA. She joined Tom Temin on the Federal Drive to review more about Vision 2025, and outline what else it can help SSA accomplish.

Monday - 05/18/2015, 09:48am EDT
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The employment outlook from the Department of Labor's Office of Disability Employment Policy

What are the strategic priorities for the U.S. Dept. of Labor's Office of Disability Employment Policy? What are the persistent barriers to employment for people with disabilities? How is technology creating new opportunities for people with disabilities? Join host Michael Keegan as he explores these questions with Kathy Martinez, Assistant Secretary of Labor for Disability Employment Policy.

Monday - 05/18/2015, 09:48am EDT

Monday federal headlines - May 18, 2015

The Federal Headlines is a daily compilation of the stories you hear discussed on Federal News Radio each day. It is designed to give FederalNewsRadio.com readers more information about the stories heard on the radio. In today's news, the Veterans Affairs Department launches five challenges, records management is something agencies have to be told to do and the Special Inspector for Afghanistan Reconstruction finds there's still a chance to leave that country with a functioning civil airspace system.

Monday - 05/18/2015, 09:06am EDT

Edwin Fountain, Vice Chair, World War I Centennial Commission

In the pantheon of major memorials in Washington, there's a big one missing: World War I. The centennial celebration of the end of the Great War is less than three years away. But the WWI Centennial Commission opens a design competition later this week. It's looking for a plan to fit well in D.C.'s Pershing Park. Edwin Fountain, the vice chair of the Centennial Commission, joined Tom Temin on the Federal Drive with more on the competition.

Monday - 05/18/2015, 09:00am EDT
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Federal employees have property rights to their jobs, even the ones you want to fire

Commentary: Career federal (and other public) employees have a property interest in their jobs. It's a major distinction with the private sector. It's a long established fact. But when's the last time you heard it stated, asks Federal Drive host Tom Temin.

Monday - 05/18/2015, 05:32am EDT

Inside the Reporter's Notebook: TSA, HHS speed up move to cyber dashboards

In this week's Inside the Reporter's Notebook, the hope and expectation of the Homeland Security Department's continuous diagnostics and mitigation (CDM) program hasn't diminished as the cyber program has rolled out over the past year, executive editor Jason Miller reports.

Monday - 05/18/2015, 05:12am EDT

Tax-deferred pay raise? No thanks!

More than a quarter of FERS employees are not contributing the full 5 percent salary amount into the TSP. Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says it's a case of free money being turned down for no good reason.

Monday - 05/18/2015, 03:00am EDT

The few, the proud, the mailman?

Federal employees have it tough. Especially, if you're a letter carrier. Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says you better be careful, because it's a dog-bite-mailman world out there.

Monday - 05/18/2015, 03:00am EDT

The federal hiring market in 2015

Talent acquisition manager Mike Bruni will discuss job trends in the federal government, the kinds of workers that agencies need, and how to land a job in what is a competitive and challenging federal market.
May 15, 2015

Friday - 05/15/2015, 06:41pm EDT
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Federal News Countdown: Cyber attacks, Teddy out of the pram

Molly O'Neill of CGI Federal and Simon Szykman of Attain count down the week's top federal stories with Francis Rose on Federal News Countdown.

Friday - 05/15/2015, 05:45pm EDT
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Tammy Flanagan, National Institute of Transition Planning

Some longtime federal employees in the Federal Employees Retirement System have access to the FERS Supplement. Tammy Flanagan, senior benefits director for the National Institute of Transition Planning, tells In Depth with Francis Rose when you should use it and why your FERS supplement is different from your Social Security benefits.

Friday - 05/15/2015, 04:52pm EDT
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Steve Grundman, George Lund Fellow, Atlantic Council

Defense Secretary Ash Carter looks to Silicon Valley for help with its new cyber strategy. But Carter doesn't have too much time to get the partnership off the ground before the Obama administration leaves and another one takes its place. Steve Grundman, George Lund fellow at the Atlantic Council and former deputy defense undersecretary for industrial affairs and installations, tells In Depth with Francis Rose why Carter should focus on the wins he can earn now.

Friday - 05/15/2015, 04:49pm EDT
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California man cited for flying drone near White House

The U.S. Park Police have cited the operator of a small drone outside the White House with violating a federal law that prohibits flying unmanned aerial vehicles over Washington.

Friday - 05/15/2015, 11:58am EDT

NASA using carrot, not stick in push for shared services

Larry Sweet, the NASA chief information officer, said he's not mandating the use of enterprise services such as the I3P contract, but rather is making the case by ensuring mission needs are met and the commodity IT is affordable.

Friday - 05/15/2015, 11:50am EDT
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Four ways to make your agency's social media a success story

Most agencies are on at least Facebook and Twitter, and many are dipping their toes into Instagram, LinkedIn, Flickr, YouTube and even Snapchat. But it's not enough to just throw out information on social media -- it has to be a two-way street.

Friday - 05/15/2015, 11:31am EDT

Secure Cloud Computing "Progress & Best Practices" 2015

Listen Tuesday May 19th @ 12pm

Friday - 05/15/2015, 10:42am EDT

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Friday - 05/15/2015, 10:41am EDT
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