The Senate has approved a bill that would add thousands of new border agents to the federal payroll. The $600 million measure is designed to beef up security along the US-Mexico border. President Obama plans to sign it today. CNN’s Lisa Desjardins joined the Federal Drive with specifics on what’s in the bill and what it would do.
Tom Temin is the host of The Federal Drive, which airs from 6-9 a.m. on 1500 AM in the Washington, DC region and online everywhere. Tom has 30 years experience in journalism, mostly in technology markets. Before coming to Federal News Radio, he was a long-serving editor-in-chief of Government Computer News and Washington Technology magazines.