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Fred Hochberg — chairman and president, Export-Import Bank
What’s it like to be a political football? A small and often overlooked agency found out this spring. The Export-Import Bank lends money to American companies that do business abroad. That notion doesn’t sit well with some conservatives on Capitol Hill. In May, they claimed the agency’s work amounted to corporate welfare. They held up a bill reauthorizing the bank, relenting just days before it would have hit its lending limit. Since then, the bank has faded from the headlines, but it’s still around and growing.
John Palguta — vice president for policy, Partnership for Public Service
John Palguta, the vice president for policy at the Partnership for Public Service, discusses recently introduced legislation that aims to reform the senor executive service.
Tom Temin is the host of The Federal Drive, which airs from 6-10 a.m. on 1500 AM in the Washington, D.C. 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.