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Post-shutdown threat, will Congress take up 'sacred cows'?

Erik Wasson, a staff writer with The Hill newspaper, joined the Federal Drive with Tom Temin and Amy Morris to discuss 2012 agency budgets and the deficit-reducing supercommittee.

Tags: Federal Drive , Tom Temin , Congress , budget , House , Senate , Erik Wasson , The Hill

Wednesday - 09/28/2011, 07:41am EDT

DoD works to prevent domestic violence

DoD's Family Advocacy Program works with military couples and families to show them how to build healthier relationships.

Tags: DoD Report , DoD , Federal Drive , Tom Temin , domestic violence

Thursday - 09/29/2011, 10:49am EDT

Thursday morning federal headlines - Sept. 29

The Morning Federal Newscast is a daily compilation of the stories you hear Federal Drive hosts Tom Temin and Amy Morris discuss throughout the show each day. The Newscast is designed to give users more information about the stories you hear on the air.

Tags: Federal Drive , Federal Drive newscast , Tom Temin , hiring reform , VA , Mark Center , GSA , CSC

Thursday - 09/29/2011, 08:42am EDT

CDC: Plot of 'Contagion' not so farfetched

Dr. Barbara Reynolds, the senior crisis communication adviser at the CDC, joined the Federal Drive with Tom Temin and Amy Morris to talk about the real-life work that CDC does in responding to health threats.

Tags: CDC , barbara reynolds , contagion , Federal Drive , Tom Temin ,

Tuesday - 09/27/2011, 08:42am EDT

Wednesday morning federal headlines - Sept. 28

On today's Federal Drive: OMB takes a more hands-off approach in giving agencies 2013 budget guidance, two companies dropped their protest of an Interior Department cloud-computing contract and the USPS debt deadline is extended.

Tags: Federal Drive , Federal Drive newscast , Tom Temin , OMB , budget , Jack Lew , NASA , USPS , GSA

Wednesday - 09/28/2011, 08:30am EDT

Purported hacker group members worldwide rounded up, arrested

Authorities around the world are rounding up the members of the hacking groups LulzSecurity and Anonymous. Dozens of arrests have been made so far.

Tags: Cybersecurity , Cybersecurity Update , Federal Drive , Tom Temin , LulzSec , Anonymous , FBI

Wednesday - 09/28/2011, 09:28am EDT

Hackers prey on typo-prone web users using doppleganger sites

So-called typo-squatters take advantage of human fallibility by creating fake or spoof web sites that come up under common misspellings. Usually the sites are just a nuisance. But now, typo-squatting has taken a dangerous turn.

Tags: Federal Drive , Tom Temin , Cybersecurity , Cybersecurity Update , infoworld , typo-squatters

Wednesday - 09/28/2011, 08:53am EDT

After averting shutdown, a bigger budget fight brews

The Senate passed a continuing resolution to extend spending six weeks beyond the current fiscal year, ending on Friday. The House plans to vote Monday on the bill which funds government until Nov. 18. But on Nov. 23 is another important budget date the joint select committee on deficit reduction must submit its recommendations to Congress on ways to reduce $1.2 trillion to $1.5 trillion in cuts over the next decade.

Tags: Federal Drive , Tom Temin , Steve Bell , Bipartisan Policy Center , Congress , continuing resolution , shutdown

Tuesday - 09/27/2011, 08:26am EDT

Tuesday morning federal headlines - Sept. 27

On today's Federal Drive: The Senate has appeared to avert a government shutdown with the passage of a stopgap funding measure and a proposed bill would allow federal employees to donate unused sick leave to other feds.

Tags: Federal Drive , Tom Temin , Federal Drive newscast , shutdown , Congress , Senate , Jim Moran , OPM , FEHB

Tuesday - 09/27/2011, 08:03am EDT

Friday morning federal headlines - Sept. 23

On today's Federal Drive: OPM releases the 2011 Employee Viewpoint Survey, Democratic senators are examining G.I. Bill education benefits that flow to for-profit colleges and the House passes a continuing resolution that Senate Democrats have vowed to vote down.

Tags: Federal Drive , Federal Drive newscast , Tom Temin , Congress , OPM , GI Bill , CR

Friday - 09/23/2011, 08:04am EDT
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