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Federal Drive Show Blog - May 7, 2013

On the Federal Drive show blog, you can listen to our interviews, find more information about the guests on the show each day, as well as links to other stories and resources we discuss.

Tags: Melanie Ann Pustay , Tom Devine , Federal Drive

Tuesday - 05/07/2013, 10:27am EDT

Federal Drive Interviews -- Nov. 14, 2012

JJ Green of WTOP discusses the national security implications of the Petraeus scandal. Conference Chairman Steve Goodrich talks about the upcoming Human Capital Management Federal Conference. Jeremy Herb of The Hill newspaper reports on what Congress thinks of the Petraeus scandal. Lorelei St. James of the GAO talks about a partnership between the Department of Transportation and the Army Corps of Engineers.

Tags: JJ Green , Steve Goodrich , Jeremy Herb , WTOP , Center for Organizational Excellence , HCMFC , The Hill , David Petraeus , Marine Transportation System , DoD , DoD Report , GAO , cybersecurity , Cybersecurity Update

Wednesday - 11/14/2012, 10:06am EST

GAO: Long-term savings, short-term hurdle in dollar coin switch

The federal government could save $4.4 billion over the next three decades by phasing out the $1 bill with a $1 coin, according to a new Government Accountability Office report. But the cost estimates for the first 10 years actually spell a loss for the government to the tune of $531 million.

Tags: GAO , dollar coin , In Depth , Francis Rose , Scott Brown , financial management , Treasury

Monday - 02/20/2012, 06:19pm EST
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GAO says switch to dollar coins could save $5.5 billion

A jingling of coins may soon replace the rustling of dollar bills, if a new, money- saving plan by the GAO is enacted. The move could save the U.S. more than $5.5 billion over 30 years, GAO's Lorelei St. James told Federal News Radio.

Tags: GAO , U.S. Mint , Federal Reserve System , Bureau of Engraving and Printing , Federal Drive , money , dollar bill

Monday - 10/31/2011, 11:37am EDT
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GAO: Agency rules allow conferences at resort locations

A recent GAO report looked at agencies' policies for choosing the locations of conferences and found that cost was the number one factor when it came to planning. Details from GAO's Lorelei St. James.

Tags: Federal Drive , management , GAO , federal travel , resorts , conferences , Suzanne Kubota , GSA , SSA , USDA , DoC , DoD , HHS , DHS , DOI , DoJ , DoT , Treasury , VA

Monday - 06/14/2010, 11:33am EDT
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