Remembering Mike Causey: Federal community loses a peerless reporter – and a friend
Longtime readers and the federal community Mike Causey covered all these years are sharing what he meant to them, after his death this week at 82 years old.
Since the death of our friend and colleague Mike Causey, we at Federal News Network have been overwhelmed — in the most positive sense of the word! — by an outpouring of love, support and memories about Mike from his listeners and readers throughout the years.
The pandemic changed federal banking regulations. Mainly because auditors could not go to banks in person to check the books and the procedures. Regulators figured out a way to do remote bank supervision, but they all did not update their risk profiles, according to the Government Accountability Office. To find out more about what GAO uncovered, the Federal Drive with Tom Temin spoke with Michael Clements, GAO’s director of financial markets and community investment.
Whether it was used during the height of the pandemic, or if it is used now because of its convenience, telehealth has become a mainstay in the healthcare field. The Health Resources and Services Administration, an agency of the Department of Health and Human Services, is trying to spread the word about its resources available to help people understand telehealth and the implications of using it. For more, Eric White from the Federal Drive with Tom Temin spoke with the Director for the Office for the Advancement of Telehealth at HRSA, Heather Dimeris.
Barely a month after the IRS got $80 billion to rebuild its workforce and upgrade its legacy IT, House Republican leaders are making repealing this funding their top legislative priority ahead of this November’s elections.
In spite of ongoing efforts to combat sexual assault, a recent survey showed the armed services have a bigger problem than ever. Now top military personnel describe how they plan to fix the problem.