The Labor Department’s unemployment insurance program pays out $3.5 billion a year improperly, an error rate of more than 10 percent. Justin Bullock, assistant professor at the Bush School of Government and Public Service at Texas A & M, studied this problem. He shares the results on Federal Drive with Tom Temin.
President Donald Trump is naming Jared Kushner, the assistant to the President and his son-in-law, to lead the new Office of American Innovation.
White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer said the resolution is part of a package, signed by President Donald Trump, to “roll back job killing rules.”
The General Services Administration will create a new special item number under Schedule 70 for approved products under the Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation (CDM) program as part of the effort to add flexibility to the initiative.
Nation Analytics founder Brian Friel and Larry Allen, president of Allen Federal business Partners, join host Mark Amtower on this week’s Amtower Off Center to discuss the state of the contracting landscape. March 27, 2017
Robin Camarote, the co-founder of Federal MicroConsulting, offers some advice for how industry partners can ensure they are helping agencies most effectively.
Top officials in two military branches say a yearlong continuing resolution would stop civilian hiring and flying hours.
A Defense Business Board report remains a thorn in DoD’s side, even as the agency stands to get an additional $54 billion in spending for fiscal 2018.
Deidre Lee, chair of the Section 809 Acquisition Advisory Panel, joins host Roger Waldron on this week’s Off the Shelf to discuss the panel’s mission and agenda for its ongoing review of DoD acquisition. March 21, 2017
This week on Amtower Off Center, business strategist Bob Davis joins host Mark Amtower to discuss business strategy development in the government contracting market. March 20, 2017
The Air Force Digital Service is trying to keep the Air Force from making software mistakes before they happen.
President Donald Trump’s executive order is a timely, necessary step to improve procurement operations and service to the American people.
Trump’s 2017 supplemental budget goes over the legal budget caps.
Few types of deals raise the hackles of services contractors more than lowest-price, technically acceptable. Some recent protest decisions should should make them feel a little better about LPTA. Procurement attorney Joseph Petrillo of the law firm Petrillo and Powell tells Federal Drive with Tom Temin they can and have won with higher prices when they justify higher costs.
What happens when a government contractor employee calls out to the government suspected wrongdoing by his or her company? That’s the topic of an ongoing pilot program launched in 2013. Marie Mak, director of acquisition and sourcing management at the Government Accountability Office, tells Federal Drive with Tom Temin how that program is working out.