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New TSA Administrator plans for success

As the Administrator for the Transportation Security Administration, John S. Pistole begins his tenure with the agency, he talks with Federal News Radio about his top goals, priorities and issues including collective bargaining and body scanners.

Tags: Federal Drive , John Pistole , TSA , collective bargaining , ATR

Friday - 08/13/2010, 03:21pm EDT

Locke: Commerce cashes in on principles

Census 2010 goes from "most likely to fail" to $1.6 billion in the black. Federal News Radio talks with the Secretary of the Department of Commerce, Gary Locke, about the turnaround and what's on the horizon for the department.

Tags: 2010 census , Gary Locke , Commerce , Federal Drive , 2020 Census , National Export Initiative

Wednesday - 08/11/2010, 09:08am EDT

US Passports still vulnerable to fraud

Posing as someone else and using fake birth certificates and driver's licenses to get a U.S. passport can still work. For the second time in two years, the GAO has found holes in the country's security by deliberately using fraudulent material to obtain passports. But the hole has gotten smaller. GAO's Greg Kutz joins us with details.

Tags: Federal Drive , State , GAO , passports , Greg Kutz ,

Monday - 08/02/2010, 10:31am EDT

Savings bonds go all electronic

If you have an allotment to buy U.S. savings bonds through your military pay, you need to take a couple of steps before the U.S. Savings Bond Payroll Savings Plan goes all electronic by the end of August. Joyce Harris, the director of Public and Legislative Affairs at the Bureau of the Public Debt, at the Treasury Department tell us what they are.

Tags: Federal Drive , pay and benefits , savings bonds , Treasury , Joyce Harris , DFAS

Tuesday - 07/20/2010, 10:13am EDT

USGS feds unshaken by D.C. earthquake

As a magnitude 3.6 quake struck the D.C. area just a few minutes past 5 a.m. this morning, the USGS stood ready within moments with answers. Geophysicist Jessica Sigala said it's all part of her really cool job in government.

Tags: Federal Drive , newsstand , USGS , DC earthquake , Jessica Sigala , Cool Jobs in Government ,

Friday - 07/16/2010, 08:32am EDT

Heritage: General Schedule should be abandoned

A new report suggests federal pay is burdening the American taxpayer. Study author James Sherk with the Heritage Foundation has details.

Tags: Federal Drive , federal pay , Heritage Foundation , James Sherk , pay debate ,

Tuesday - 07/13/2010, 10:45am EDT

OPM study on workplace flexibility moves forward

OPM's new study is focused on workplace flexibility, but what are they hoping to learn?

Tags: Deloitte Consulting , Federal Drive , OPM , workplace flexibility , Naomi Leventhal , ROWE , telework

Friday - 07/09/2010, 10:40am EDT

Bad credit reports don't imperil your federal job

In the aftermath of the DFAS firings, should you be worried about your financial information affecting your job?

Tags: Federal Drive , DFAS , firings , credit history , Debra Roth ,

Thursday - 07/08/2010, 10:40am EDT

Former insider says DHS needs to get bigger

Breaking up the Department of Homeland Security shouldn't be an option, but a bigger budget is needed. Former DHS chief of staff Jan Lesher tells Federal News Radio about her lessons learned.

Tags: Federal Drive , Jan Lesher , DHS , Lesher Communications , managment , lessons learned ,

Tuesday - 07/06/2010, 10:48am EDT

Mission, then religion, in the federal workspace

A NASA employee is filing an amended complaint against the agency after he was demoted for discussing intelligent design at his laboratory. Attorney Bill Bransford explains it for us.

Tags: Federal Drive , pay and benefits , Legal Loop , Bill Bransford , NASA , religion , Casini , David Coppedge , Alliance Defense Fund ,

Thursday - 06/10/2010, 10:50am EDT
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