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A one-shot $250 check for retired feds?

Will retirees get a one-time $250 check? On this week's Your Turn host Mike Causey talks with Dan Adcock and David Snell from National Active and Retired Federal Employees about the upcoming lame duck session of Congress.
October 27, 2010

Tags: pay and benefits , COLA , retirees , Dan Adcock , David Snell , NARFE , Mike Causey , Your Turn

Tuesday - 10/26/2010, 04:29pm EDT
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Analysis: What to expect for FY 2011 budgets

When your agency funding comes through may be the best indicator of how much you're getting. The Hill's Bob Cusack explains.

Tags: Federal Drive , Bob Cusack , FY 2011 budget , appropriations , Suzanne Kubota

Wednesday - 10/20/2010, 10:31am EDT
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What conflict of interest? How power blinds us to our flaws

The Wall Street Journals reports on Congressional staffers' trades begs the question: Why do people in power risk losing so much for a little more gain?

Tags: Must Reads , Dorobek Insider , Wall Street Journal , stocks , trading , conflict of interest , transparency

Tuesday - 10/19/2010, 03:20pm EDT

Sen. Warner pushes agency performance reforms

Warner's proposed legislation requires federal agencies to do less work with performance data more often. More details from Mark Warner.

Tags: Federal Drive , Congressional Spotlight , Government Performance Modernization Act , management , Mark Warner , Suzanne Kubota

Friday - 10/15/2010, 09:08am EDT
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Execs push to clear stormy privacy skies of cloud computing

system, what kind of legal protection can you expect? The protection isn't the same for data stored on your personal home computer, and top cloud vendors say it's time for that to change.

Tags: technology , cloud computing , Electronic Communications Privacy Act , Microsoft , Google , Amazon , Salesforce.com , Rackspace

Tuesday - 10/12/2010, 01:15pm EDT

House waiting on Senate to act on 420 bills

More than 400 bills have passed the House than the Senate. The Hill's Ian Swanson says he thinks only two are sure to survive.

Tags: Federal Drive , The Hill , Ian Swanson , pay and benefits , Suzanne Kubota

Wednesday - 10/06/2010, 10:31am EDT
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Bill would expand DHS cyber authority

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) has introduced the Strengthening Cybersecurity for Critical Infrastructure Act, which would allow the Administration to create a more robust set of regulations for the information systems that control our critical infrastructure.

Tags: Federal Drive , Cybersecurity Update , cybersecurity , Jim Langevin , DHS ,

Friday - 10/01/2010, 10:30am EDT

Law requires FEMA to streamline preparedness

Congressman Henry Cuellar's homeland security bill to direct the Federal Emergency Management Agency to assess the efficiency of homeland security grants is about to become law. He explains how it will work.

Tags: Federal Drive , Henry Cuellar , Congressional Spotlight , FEMA , performance management , management , DHS

Friday - 10/01/2010, 10:08am EDT
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Small business recruited to help affordability efforts

The top procurement officer of a Top 100 DoD contractor gives a thumbs up to the newly announced Pentagon acquisition reforms. WFED's Scott Carr reports.

Tags: Federal Drive , DoD Report , contracting , small business , acquisition , acquisition reform , management , Scott Carr

Friday - 10/01/2010, 09:40am EDT
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