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Cuts, tax loopholes and sequestration - April 4, 2014 and April 18, 2014

This week on AFGE's Inside Government, Frank Clemente, executive director of Americans for Tax Fairness discusses the realities of tax reform; Bill Press of the Bill Press Show talks about the Affordable Care Act and its impact on the midterm elections, Union Radio and sequestration; Katherine McFate, president and CEO of the Center for Effective Government examines the impact of current federal funding levels; and, AFGE National President J. David Cox explains why AFGE is advocating for a 4 percent pay increase for government employees.

Tags: AFGE , Inside Government , Frank Clemente , J. David Cox , Bill Press , sequestration , tax reform , Affordable Care Act , budget

Tuesday - 04/15/2014, 10:36am EDT
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Momentum builds to reform the regulatory process

Senate lawmakers, White House officials and good government groups say the current way agencies develop regulations is broken. They agree it takes too long, is too complicated and not transparent enough.

Tags: management , Howard Shelanski , Angus King , OIRA , Senate Homeland Security and Government Affairs Committee , Rob Portman , regulations , rulemaking , Congress , Jason Miller

Wednesday - 03/12/2014, 04:02am EDT
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Federal Drive Interviews -- Jan. 8, 2013

Martin Libicki of Rand Corp talks about the 2013 Defense Authorization Bill. Dov Zakheim reviews what DoD Secretary-nominee Chuck Hagel can expect from Congress. Attorney Mark Schamel explains how the Defense Authorization Bill helps off-duty law enforcement agents. Erik Olson of the Pew Health Group discusses new food safety rules issued by the FDA. John Palguta of the Partnership for Public Service previews the SAMMIE nomination process. Katherine McFate discusses OMB Watch's name change.

Tags: Martin Libicki , RAND Corporation , Dov Zakheim , Senate , DoD , Chuck Hagel , Mark Schamel , Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice , Defense Authorization Bill , Officer Safety Act , Erik Olson , FDA , Pew Health Group , John Palguta , SAMMIE , Partnership for Public Service , Center for Effective Government , OMB Watch , DoD Report , cybersecurity , Cybersecurity Update , Federal Drive

Tuesday - 01/08/2013, 08:41am EST

New FOIA portal promotes transparency, eases agency interactions

The Environmental Protection Agency partnered with the Commerce Department and National Archives to launch a new online portal aimed at streamlining the Freedom of Information Act request process for both the public and federal agencies.

Tags: FOIA , FOIAOnline , NARA , EPA , Commerce Department , Regulations.gov , OMB Watch , open government , transparency , Federal Drive , Michael OConnell , information sharing

Tuesday - 10/02/2012, 06:15am EDT
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OMB tells agencies to measure cumulative effects of regs

Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs administrator Cass Sunstein sent two memos to agencies telling them to take specific steps to improve and reduce duplication in new and existing rules.

Tags: OMB , OIRA , management , OMBWatch , Coalition for Sensible Safeguards , regulations , Unified Agenda , Jason Miller , Cass Sunstein

Tuesday - 03/20/2012, 05:33pm EDT

Obama open gov plan is important step

Katherine McFate is the president and CEO of OMB Watch.

Tags: OMB Watch , In Depth , open gov , Barack Obama , transparency , technology

Wednesday - 09/21/2011, 07:05pm EDT
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