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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.
US Navy deploys new ship to Singapore even as automatic budget cuts pinch federal spending
Mary Jo White, Obama's pick to lead SEC, faces Senate panel; confirmation expected
AP IMPACT: Far from the front lines, combat stress troubles Air Force intelligence units
Veronica Villalobos of OPM talks about progress in making federal offices more diverse. Jeff Sessions of Red River discusses a new poll about slashing the federal budget. Damon Penn of FEMA talks about his agency's emergency alert system. John Hunt of the USDA's Forest Products Laboratory discusses how his office helped to create a 100 percent sustainable studio for a Fox TV show. L. Preston Bryant talks about what might the District of Columbia look like without its century-old law that limits building heights. John Mahoney of Tully Rinckey discusses a recent ruling that will help some feds with disabilities.
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 TSP warns of an unsanctioned third-party app and Jack Byrne, the man credited with the modern day success of Geico, has died.
Senate Democrats and Republicans released a 2013 government funding bill Monday that includes language to extend the federal pay freeze through the end of the calendar year, while providing additional funding for domestic priorities like health research and highway projects.
The Pentagon will send furlough notices to civilian employees in the next two weeks. Defense components would not be spared from furloughs, regardless of any other efforts they take to offset sequestration.
US citing national security in censoring public records more than ever since Obama's election
Senate Democrats unveil government funding bill to prevent shutdown as long-term battles loom
Defense secretary will review general's decision to overturn conviction in sexual assault case
Agencies must meet annual goals between 2013 and 2015 to enter data into the Past Performance Information Retrieval System. Joe Jordan, the administrator of the Office of Federal Procurement Policy, said inputting and referring to vendor performance information can reduce risks for agencies.
AP source: Obama poised to nominate Justice Dept. civil rights official to head Dept. of Labor
Myron Guttmann of the National Science Foundation talks about a new effort to make it easier for people to use agencies' scientific research. Brian Friel of Bloomberg Government explains how the government is changing the way it shops for tech services. Christopher Ling of Booz Allen Hamilton talks about how cybersecurity professionals need the ability to predict future attacks and stop them before they happen.
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 Labor Department sent furlough notices to 4,700 employees and a watchdog group is giving the Obama Administration one thumb up on its transparency initiatives.
Internal review finds no systemic issues with regard to the misdiagnosis of post-traumatic stress among soldiers, but it makes dozens of recommendations for improving the disability evaluation system.
The number of federal workers and retirees who owed delinquent income taxes jumped by nearly 12 percent in 2011, the Internal Revenue Service said Friday.
White House going forward with Easter egg roll, but no tour for Iowa 6th graders
In order to counter funding reductions due to sequestration, Customs and Border Protection has begun sending furlough notices to many of its 60,000 employees. An officer in the union representing CBP agents says these measures amount to a 40 percent reduction in salaries.
National Border Patrol Council Vice President Shawn Moran says the CBP furlough plan could cut agents' pay by 40 percent. Francesca Grifo of the Union for Concerned Scientists talk about a new report on scientific integrity at federal agencies. Registered employee benefit consultant Ed Zurndorfer talks about what furloughed feds should do instead of taking money from their TSP funds. Priya Jaisinghani of USAID discusses the Mobile Solutions team which capitalizes on cell phones' popularity in developing countries.
Federal agencies reported more than 48,000 cyber attacks in 2012 and continue to struggle to defend their networks, according to a new report from the Government Accountability Office. Senators are now renewing their push for comprehensive cyber legislation, which would include an update to FISMA.