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Details about supercommittee cuts remain elusive

With a week until the deficit panel's deadline, Bill Frenzel, a guest scholar of economic studies at the Brookings Institution, said details about what will be cut and by how much remain up in the air. "At the point, we don't know where any of these axes are going to fall," he said.

Tags: Congress , House , Senate , budget , supercommittee , Bill Frenzel , Brookings Institution , Federal Drive , Amy Morris

Wednesday - 11/16/2011, 12:05pm EST
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Tags: NCMA , contracting , acqusition , GCMC , Jan Frye , VA , industry , Stan Soloway , PSC , BAE Systems , Charlie Chadwick , Amy Morris

Thursday - 11/10/2011, 04:18pm EST

How does industry view procurement reforms?

Soloway, whose group represents scores of government contractors, discussed how federal procurement reforms have been viewed on the industry side.

Tags: 2011 GCMC , NCMA , contracting , acquisition , Stan Soloway , Federal Drive , Amy Morris , Dan Gordon , OFPP

Monday - 11/14/2011, 11:00am EST
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As open season kicks off, OPM uses Web to get word out

Shirley Patterson, the assistant director of federal employee insurance options at OPM, told the Federal Drive with Tom Temin and Amy Morris the agency turned to a new channel of communication to get the word out this year: webcasts.

Tags: OPM , Shirley Patterson , FEHBP , Open Season , health insurance , Federal Drive , Amy Morris

Monday - 11/14/2011, 08:23am EST
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DoD pushes business training for veterans

The Defense Department has announced new opportunities for service members and wounded veterans who are now returning home from Iraq and Afghanistan.

Tags: Federal Drive , Amy Morris , DoD , DoD Report , Small Business Administration , veterans , hiring

Thursday - 11/10/2011, 09:00am EST

USDA yanks Christmas tree fees after criticism

The White House said Wednesday it was reversing its decision to approve an industry-sponsored Christmas tree promotion program after conservatives accused the Agriculture Department of spoiling Christmas with a new tree tax.

Tags: USDA , Congress , christmas trees , Federal Drive , Amy Morris

Wednesday - 11/09/2011, 06:08pm EST

Cyber weaknesses could deter US from cyber war

America's critical computer networks are so vulnerable to attack, it should act as a deterrent to war, U.S. cybersecurity expert, Richard Clarke said, according to the Associated Press.

Tags: cybersecurity , Cybersecurity Update , Federal Drive , Amy Morris , Richard Clarke , cyber war , China , Russia

Tuesday - 11/08/2011, 08:24am EST

Automatic cuts would 'hollow out the military'

Alexander Bolton of The Hill discusses the status of potential cuts to federal spending that supercommitte is considering.

Tags: Congress , DoD , budget , Federal Drive , Amy Morris , Alexander Bolton , The Hill , supercommittee

Wednesday - 11/09/2011, 10:25am EST
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GAO examines lessons learned from Fed's AIG bailout

Orice Williams Brown, GAO's director of Financial Markets and Community Investment, joined the Federal Drive with Tom Temin and Amy Morris to discuss the agency's recent report on efforts by the Federal Reserve during the early days of the 2008 financial crisis.

Tags: Federal Reserve , GAO , Treasury , AIG , Orice Williams Brown , Federal Drive , Amy Morris

Tuesday - 11/08/2011, 11:00am EST
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