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Fiscal Cliff, Freddie, Fannie & Jobs

On this week's Bloomberg Government Capital Impact show, analysts will discuss how the fiscal cliff crisis is impacting businesses. Also, what does the future look like for Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae?
December 13, 2012

Tags: acquisition , fiscal cliff , sequestration , Freddie Mac , Fannie Mae , Robert Litan , Tony Costello , deficit reduction , Congress , Nela Richardson , loans , Hurricane Sandy , Allen Scott , Bloomberg Government , Capital Impact

Thursday - 12/13/2012, 06:53pm EST
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Acquisition reform and more

Allen Federal president Larry Allen joins host Mark Amtower to talk a wide range of government procurement issues.
September 19, 2011(Encore presentation October 24, 2011)

Tags: contracting , acquisition , procurement , Larry Allen , Allen Federal , OFPP , GAO , acquisition reform , marketing , business development , Joe Biden , FY 2011 budget , FY 2012 budget , continuing resolution , Mark Amtower , Amtower Off Center

Monday - 09/19/2011, 09:00pm EDT
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White House announces plan to cut government waste

The President signed an executive order Monday creating an oversight board to identify areas where agencies can eliminate or streamline.

Tags: Barack Obama , Joe Biden , White House , budget , wasteful spending , executive order , Jolie Lee

Monday - 06/13/2011, 01:45pm EDT
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Spending compromise does not include GOP cuts

Jeanne Cummings, assistant managing editor for Politico

Tags: Jeanne Cummings , Politico , Harry Reid , spending , government shutdown

Tuesday - 03/01/2011, 08:20pm EST
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GOP spending plan puts Metro funding in jeopardy

As lawmakers look for ways to slash and save, critical funding for Metro could be at risk.

Tags: Metro , Richard Sarles , Adam Tuss ,

Monday - 02/14/2011, 04:37pm EST

House GOP targets more programs for deeper budget cuts

Republican leaders in the House are calling for even deeper budgets cuts by putting forward a plan that cuts about $60 billion to hundreds of federal programs for the seven months remaining in the current fiscal year.

Tags: Congress , budget , Hal Rogers , Republicans , Barack Obama , government shutdown , deficit , Associated Press , Washington Post , House Appropriations Committee , Jolie Lee

Friday - 02/11/2011, 12:49pm EST

Spending vote wanted before State of the Union

Republicans plan to send President Barack Obama a message just a few hours before his State of the Union speech Tuesday.

Tags: Congress , government , State of the Union

Monday - 01/24/2011, 08:11am EST

CBP to recompete $1 billion in contracts in 2011

The agency needs to lower IT contract costs to use money for staff and other mission-critical needs. Customs and Border Protection must deal with a several hundred million dollar technology budget cut while needing to update its infrastructure.

Tags: technology , contracting , industry , pay and benefits , Ken Ritchhart , DHS , CBP , IAC , technology services , performance-based contracting , Jason Miller

Thursday - 01/13/2011, 06:45am EST
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Pension, health care programs could be cut next

The Fiscal Commission issued its final set of recommendations detailing several that would affect federal employees. The panel suggested reducing the federal workforce by 200,000 employees over the next five years, changing the FEHB to a defined contribution premium program and several other short term changes.

Tags: management , White House , OMB , National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and R , Paul Posner , Robert Shea , Alice Rivlin , George Mason University , Grant Thornton , budget deficit , pay freeze , Jason Miller

Thursday - 12/02/2010, 07:00am EST
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How to find low hanging DoD spending cut fruit

US sending big helicopters to help flood relief, Pentagon says Rolling Stone writer denied embed

Tags: Federal Drive , DoD Report , defense , Jim McAleese , Pakistan , Rolling Stone ,

Wednesday - 08/04/2010, 08:40am EDT