bnv.fnr.search/tags;tile=1;pos=top;sz=728x90;ord=
12:22 pm, October 21, 2014

Search Result

Search Tags:  Tom Temin

Tom Temin, Host, Federal News Radio

Today is the first official day on the job for Bob Work as deputy secretary of Defense. The Senate confirmed him yesterday by voice vote. He's a known quantity at DoD. He left as deputy secretary of the Navy about a year ago. Federal News Radio's Tom Temin says Work has a great reputation.

Tags: Bob Work , DoD , In Depth ,

Thursday - 05/01/2014, 06:36pm EDT
Listen

TJ Kennedy, Deputy General Manager, First Responder Network Authority

The time it takes for emergency personnel to respond to a crisis is crucial. And as we witnessed in the Navy Yard shootings, the miscommunication between law enforcement and emergency personnel can slow efforts to get things under control. The First Responder Network Authority is planning to build an interoperable wireless network for federal, state and local first responders. TJ Kennedy, the deputy general manager for FirstNet, told Federal Drive hosts Tom Temin and Emily Kopp how the network came to be.

Tags: TJ Kennedy , First Responder Network Authority , Federal Drive , Emily Kopp

Thursday - 05/01/2014, 10:25am EDT
Listen

Joe Petrillo, Procurement Attorney, Petrillo & Powell

CERCLA sounds like a 1960s television character made out of a rug. It's actually an environmental law that can have a big effect on federal contracting. One recent CERCLA case shows how a gasoline contract from World War II can affect a procurement today. Attorney Joe Petrillo explained the case to Federal Drive hosts Tom Temin and Emily Kopp.

Tags: Joe Petrillo , Petrillo and Powell , contracting , Federal Drive , Emily Kopp

Thursday - 05/01/2014, 10:39am EDT
Listen

Matt Hummer, Senior Transportation Analyst, Bloomberg Government

Congress is trying to be a good citizen this month. By passing the easy bills first, it hopes to get some real work done before arguing about the contentious stuff. That means it's tackling things like the construction budgets for Veterans Affairs and the Defense Department. Matt Hummer, senior transportation analyst with Bloomberg Government, told Federal Drive hosts Tom Temin and Emily Kopp what's in some of the bills Congress has already passed.

Tags: Matt Hummer , Bloomberg Government , Congress , Federal Drive , Emily Kopp

Thursday - 05/01/2014, 10:34am EDT
Listen

Rachel Canty, Immigration and Customs Enforcement

Immigration and Customs Enforcement is deploying Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP) employees to schools. They will monitor international students up close. The agency says the field representatives are integral to protecting national security. Rachel Canty, deputy director of the SEVP at ICE, told Federal Drive hosts Tom Temin and Emily Kopp what the SEVP employees will accomplish.

Tags: Rachel Canty , Immigration and Customs Enforcement , Federal Drive , Emily Kopp

Wednesday - 04/30/2014, 10:07am EDT
Listen

Federal Drive Show Blog - September 9, 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: Federal Drive , Emily Kopp , Jason Miller , Kshemendra Paul , Heather Reilly , Kimberly Elenberg

Monday - 09/09/2013, 10:55am EDT

Lt. Tim Hawkins, Spokesperson, Navy Submarine Force

A few hours change in sleep patterns might not seem like a big deal. But for members of the Navy's silent service, it could have major implications. The Navy has given commanders the green light to change submariners' sleep schedules, so that they more closely resemble life above the ocean's service. Now, sailors' work days will begin every 24 hours, instead of every 18 hours. Lt. Tim Hawkins, a spokesman for the submarine force, told Federal Drive hosts Tom Temin and Emily Kopp what prompted the changes.

Tags: Tim Hawkins , Navy , Federal Drive , Emily Kopp

Wednesday - 04/30/2014, 10:10am EDT
Listen

John Sopko, Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction

Corruption and instability in Afghanistan threaten to derail billions of dollars of U.S. aid. Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction John Sopko recounts the problems in a new report to Congress. His team investigated $31 billion worth of programs and projects during the first three months of this year. Sopko told Federal Drive hosts Tom Temin and Emily Kopp some of the mistakes discovered through the report.

Tags: John Sopko , SIGAR , DoD , oversight , Federal Drive , Emily Kopp

Wednesday - 04/30/2014, 09:47am EDT
Listen

Sgt. Maj. Ray Chandler, U.S. Army

The military has doubled-down on efforts to prevent sexual assault. They've labeled this month "Sexual Assault Awareness Month." It's a topic Sgt. Maj. of the Army Ray Chandler brings up whenever he visits soldiers. He says "Take back your Army" from those who commit sexual assault. Chandler told Federal Drive hosts Tom Temin and Emily Kopp some of the most recent statistics about sexual assault in the Army.

Tags: Raymond Chandler , DoD , Army , Federal Drive , Emily Kopp

Wednesday - 04/30/2014, 10:21am EDT
Listen

Jason Miller, Executive Editor, Federal News Radio

In a win for open-government advocates, President Barack Obama plans to sign the Digital Accountability and Transparency (DATA) Act into law. Big changes are ahead for federal agencies. Federal News Radio Executive Editor Jason Miller explained to Federal Drive hosts Tom Temin and Emily Kopp why getting the bill to the President's desk may have been the easy part of this nearly three-year effort. Read Federal News Radio's related article.

Tags: Federal Drive , Emily Kopp , Jason Miller , DATA Act

Wednesday - 04/30/2014, 10:16am EDT
Listen
  •  
  • 30
  •