Federal News Countdown: Dissecting what the budget means for feds

Two experts in the world of the federal government choose and rank the three news stories from the current week that they think are most important to people who work for the federal government. This discussion gives Federal employees and contractors a chance to hear what their peers are thinking about, talking about and dealing with.

Guests on the Federal News Countdown:

  • John Kamensky, senior fellow, IBM Center for the Business of Government
  • Dan Blair, president, National Academy of Public Administration

John Kamensky’s stories:

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#3 OSTP asks agencies for ‘bold, ambitious’ open government initiatives (Federal News Radio)


#2 Obama to propose employee training improvements in 2015 budget (Federal News Radio)

#1 Obama Budget Offers a Refreshed Management Agenda (GovExec)

Dan Blair’s stories:

#3 White House Backs Major Postal Overhaul (GovExec)

#2 Union Calls Obama’s Proposed 1 Percent Raise ‘Pitiful’ (GovExec)

#1 Dorian S. Nakamoto Denies He’s Bitcoin Founder (Huffington Post)