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Jason Miller, Executive Editor, Federal News Radio

The Secretary of Homeland Security and two of his predecessors are calling on lawmakers to remove the politics from the debate over funding the department. Jeh Johnson, the current DHS secretary, and Michael Chertoff and Tom Ridge, DHS leaders under former President George W. Bush, berated the decision of Congress to tie DHS funding to the immigration debate. Federal News Radio Executive Editor Jason Miller tells In Depth with Francis Rose about the latest with impending partial DHS shutdown and what it will mean to agency employees and contractors.

Tags: Jason Miller , DHS , shutdown , budget , Jeh Johnson , In Depth

Wednesday - 02/25/2015, 05:41pm EST
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Ann Dunkin named CIO at EPA

Ann Dunkin has been named chief information officer at the Environmental Protection Agency. Her first day on the job was Monday, Feb. 23. Dunkin previously served as senior adviser to EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy.

Tags: Ann Dunkin , EPA , CIO , Women of Washington , Aileen Black , Gigi Schumm , technology , nominations

Tuesday - 02/24/2015, 05:36pm EST

IGs ask Congress to strengthen oversight tools

Four inspectors general tell the Senate Homeland Security & Government Affairs Committee they need legislative help in order to help them effectively oversee federal agencies.

Tags: oversight , OIG , inspector general , Inspector General Act , Senate , Senate Homeland and Governmental Affairs Committee , Michael Horowitz , Justice Department , FBI , John Roth , DHS , CIGIE , Ron Johnson , Claire McCaskill , Steve Linick , State Department , SSA , Michael OConnell

Tuesday - 02/24/2015, 03:58pm EST

GOP struggles for way out as DHS shutdown looms

Tags: DHS , shutdown ,

Tuesday - 02/24/2015, 05:17am EST

David Hawkings, Senior Editor, Roll Call

Friday is deadline day for the Homeland Security Department. Sen. Mitch McConnell(R-Ky.) will try/tried for the fourth time today to introduce the House's bill to fund DHS. David Hawkings is Senior Editor at Roll Call and writes the Hawkings Here blog. On In Depth with Francis Rose, he explained what to watch for next in the DHS showdown.

Tags: David Hawkings , Roll Call , DHS , Mitch McConnell , In Depth

Monday - 02/23/2015, 04:58pm EST
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DHS cyber programs to ‘grind to a halt' if 2015 funding lapses

Andy Ozment, the assistant secretary of the Office of Cybersecurity and Communications within the National Protections and Programs Directorate (NPPD), said the continuous diagnostics and mitigation (CDM) and Einstein 3A programs would be "gravely" affected if Congress doesn't pass DHS funding bill by Feb. 28.

Tags: management , cybersecurity , budget , shutdown , DHS , Andy Ozment , Continuous diagnostics and mitigation , Einstein 3A , American Bar Association

Friday - 02/20/2015, 01:00pm EST

White House + Congress = Chutzpah

Senior Correspondent Mike Causey does the math behind the origins of sequestration and comes up with a not-so-surprising answer.

Tags: Mike Causey , Mike Causeys Federal Report , sequestration ,

Monday - 02/23/2015, 03:00am EST
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