This year, women made great strides in breaking federal glass ceilings. The Pentagon has ordered services to open more combat positions to women. And it looks like Janet Yellen will become the first female Fed chief.
Yet the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission felt compelled to release a report on obstacles to women’s achievement in federal offices. Alexis Howard leads the EEOC’s Women’s Work Group.
Julie Murray Attorney Public Citizen Litigation Group
More than two years ago, President Barack Obama made sweeping promises to change the way the government addressed global development. He spoke at the United Nations. He pledged billions of dollars. And yet the White House never published the presidential policy directive telling agencies what to do.
A federal district judge has ruled the government must release the document. Julie Murray, an attorney with Public Citizen, filed the lawsuit.
Mike Causey Senior Correspondent Federal News Radio
The new budget deal could impact your health insurance. The law lets the Office of Personnel Management set up a self-plus-one plan for federal couples. Federal News Radio Senior Correspondent Mike Causey has more on what this means for federal employees.
Federal News Radio wanted to know what insiders considered the top federal IT story of the year. So we surveyed more than a dozen past and present federal officials. Executive Editor Jason Miller has the answer.
The Navy is making changes to the way it handles contracting in foreign ports in the wake of an international multibillion-dollar bribery scandal. More from Federal News Radio’s DoD reporter, Jared Serbu.
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Tom Temin is the host of The Federal Drive, which airs from 6-8 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.