Sunday, of course, is the 10th anniversary of 9/11, and everywhere you turn, the media is covering it, and people are talking about it. Federal News Radio Senior Correspondent Mike Causey is writing about it in his column today.
The Office of Federal Procurement says agencies can’t contract for security services in a combat zone any more. That’s one of a handful of new jobs that can only be done by federal employees. OFPP will issue Monday a final policy letter clarifying and redefining what functions are inherently governmental. Federal News Radio’s Jason Miller joins us with details.
The Treasury Department is changing its strategy to combat terrorist funding after the Sept. 11 attacks. And officials say the new approach is working. Putting al-Qaida on shaky financial ground is part of the strategy. Federal News Radio’s Emily Kopp has the story.
Francis Rose is the host of In Depth, which airs weekdays from 4-7 p.m. on 1500 AM in the Washington, DC metro area and online everywhere. Francis has covered all three branches of the federal government as a broadcast journalist since 1998. He joined Federal News Radio in 2006, and launched In Depth in 2008 as a daily show focused on connecting federal executives to the information they need to do their jobs better.