Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts says Congressional stinginess is the biggest threat the judicial branch faces. In his annual report, Roberts warns that funding cuts are hurting the courts’ ability to serve Americans. Beth Frerking is editor in chief at National Law Journal. She has an analysis of the situation.
Robert Lemos Technology Journalist and Contributor Dark Reading
If this year is anything like 2013, get ready for more aggressive cybersecurity breaches. As the recent hits on Target, Snapchat and Skype show, hackers are getting more sophisticated and bold. Robert Lemos tracks the cyber threat landscape for Dark Reading. He shares lessons from last year’s cyber attacks.
Michael Murray Principal Adviser for Disability Policies and Programs Office of Personnel Management
People with disabilities make up a record percentage of new federal hires. That’s the good news, according to the Office of Personnel Management. But the absolute numbers are not so cheery. Together, agencies hired 16,000 people with disabilities. That’s not enough to keep pace with a presidential order to hire 100,000 people with disabilities over five years. Michael Murray is a principal adviser to OPM’s government-wide disability policies and programs.
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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.