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Update on the state of State feds in Egypt

Hundreds of foreigners have evacuated from Egypt, but it hasn't been easy. CNN's Bob Costantini gives us an update on the unfolding situation.

Tags: State , Egypt , CNN , Bob Constantini

Monday - 01/31/2011, 09:40am EST
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Background checks move to the forefront

The Supreme Court has refused to stop federal investigations into the private lives of people who want to work at government installations _ even those who don't have security clearances and don't work on secret projects. Debra Roth explains what's going on here.

Tags: Legal Loop , pay and benefits , background check , Security clearances , Debra Roth , NASA , JPL , SCOTUS

Thursday - 01/27/2011, 09:41am EST
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GAO: E-Verify better, but...

The system used to check the legality of new employees has the potential to wrongly flag 180,000 people a year as ineligible to work in America, according to the GAO.

Tags: GAO , E-verify , DHS , CSIS , Richard Stana

Wednesday - 01/26/2011, 10:41am EST
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IPv4 addresses may run out this week

The current crop of Internet addresses could start to disappear this week if a regional Internet registry makes one more request for two blocks of addresses

Tags: Cybersecurity Update , cybersecuirtyrity , IPv4 , IPv6 , IANA

Tuesday - 01/25/2011, 09:30am EST

Navy explains split LCS contract

Lockheed Martin and Austal Limited will each build ten ships. Rear Admiral David Lewis, the Navy's Program Executive Officer for Ships, explains why that was necessary.

Tags: DoD Report , Navy , LCS , Littoral Combat Ship , David Lewis

Monday - 01/24/2011, 09:40am EST
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USMC Commandant glad EFV is gone

About 80 percent of the Corps' tactical vehicle budget would have gone to the costly program.

Tags: DoD Report , Pentagon , USMC , EFV , Expeditionary Fighting Vehicle , James Amos

Friday - 01/14/2011, 09:40am EST

Causey looks back on fed bashing

In 2010, federal employees' pay and benefits came under attack by lawmakers faced with a gaping deficit. Federal News Radio's Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says we might be able to see the future by looking at the past.

Tags: pay and benefits , fed bashing , pay debate , Mike Causey , Suzanne Kubota , attrition , RIF

Thursday - 01/13/2011, 10:55am EST
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Will OPM block Chambers' reinstatement?

The decision about what comes next for Teresa Chambers will have to come from OPM, not Interior. Attorney Debra Roth explains.

Tags: pay and benefits , Teresa Chambers , whistleblower , OPM , DOI , Debra Roth , Shaw Bransford & Roth , MSPB , Suzanne Kubota

Thursday - 01/13/2011, 09:41am EST
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Commerce proposes creating privacy rights policy

The Dept. of Commerce calls for consideration of a new set of principles - A "Privacy Bill of Rights". National Telecommunications and Information Administration's Daniel Weitzner explains the move.

Tags: Commerce , privacy rights , Daniel Weitzner , National Telecommunications and Information Admini

Friday - 01/07/2011, 09:41am EST
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The greening of Navy blue: a progress report

Camelina biofuel has broken the sound barrier. Tom Hicks, Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Energy tells us why that's important.

Tags: DoD Report , Navy , green energy , Tom Hicks , Suzanne Kubota , biofuels

Wednesday - 01/05/2011, 10:40am EST
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