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Host Mike Causey is joined by estate planner Tom O'Rourke to discuss what you need to do to make sure your estate is in order. Also, Federal Times reporter Steve Losey gives us an update on a couple of bills making their way through Congress.
April 27, 2011
Congress returns next week facing two urgent fiscal questions: What to do about raising the federal government's borrowing threshold and how to pass a budget for the next fiscal year that honors the fiscal austerity of the current political moment?
The Senior Executives Association is honoring these career feds who are excelling at their jobs, and the President of the SEA, Carol Bonosaro, shares some of their stories.
In the Defense department, the goal of consolidating tens of thousands of IT systems and networks into a more manageable structure is not exactly new. But some leaders in the department think with new budget pressures in play, they'll be able to make some serious progress.
Defense Secretary Robert Gates says he's committed to the Air Force's new refueling tanker.
Janet Bodnar, editor of Kiplinger's Personal Finance
Former deputy defense secretary Rudy Deleon gives his take on the President's call for Defense to slash spending.
The Federal Broadband Minute, provided by Hughes. "Can your network save your agency money and still deliver bandwidth efficient service?" The answer is yes and the savings are at the field office. Here's how: don't pay for high cost, dedicated access lines and MPLS ports for field office connectivity. Instead, call Hughes and get an affordable managed broadband service the benefits are huge. By replacing costly special access with affordable broadband, Hughes can save your agency up to $300 per month, per site multiply that by all your field offices and see the savings take off. Orůmaybe you think your network should provide better service for the cost of what you already pay. Whether it's more savings or better quality, Hughes' National Managed Broadband Service is the answer. And get a path diverse, back up solution for the same price as your primary network alone. Enable your government field office of the future from Hughes.
The White House and congressional Republicans on Tuesday signaled a new willingness to work together to reach a long-term budget deal. We get the latest from The Hill's Erik Wasson.
James Carafano, director of the Douglas and Sarah Allison Center for Foreign Policy Studies at the Heritage Foundation, discusses the possible DoD cuts.