When and if fiscal 2014 arrives, it will bring lots of new opportunities for federal contractors. Bloomberg government has put together a list of 20 of the biggest opportunities. Kevin Brancato is a senior defense analyst for Bloomberg Government.
Take fewer resources, and add in more mandates and a shrinking workforce. Federal chief financial officers say it’s a recipe for disaster. A new survey by the Association of Government Accountants and Grant Thornton finds federal CFOs cannot do more than the basics of financial management. Federal News Radio’s Executive Editor Jason Miller has details and analysis of AGA’s 18th annual CFO survey.
Mark Gaston Pearce Chairman National Labor Relations Board
Talk about a skeleton crew. The government shutdown has reduced the National Labor Relations Board to the board members themselves, the acting general counsel, the executive secretary, the solicitor, the CIO and the director of security. Just 11 people out of more then 1,600 employees. The general counsel side and the board side each have their respective duties. But Board Chairman Mark Gaston Pearce says the few people working on the general counsel side are looking out for the board.
Leaders of the Senate Intelligence Committee are nearing agreement on a cybersecurity bill. It’s meant to encourage companies to share cyber threat information with each other and the government. Federal News Radio’s Jared Serbu reports.
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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.