The economic crunch isn’t just hitting the government. Federal employees and contractors with security clearances are feeling the pinch at home too. Evan Lesser, the managing director of ClearanceJobs.com, discusses the biggest obstacles for people who already have security clearances to be able to keep them.
Walt Francis — economist and author of the CHECKBOOK’s “Guide to Health Plans for Federal Employees”
The Federal Employees Health Benefits Program could be getting more flexible very soon.
The Office of Personnel Management is proposing some changes to some rules about the FEHBP, proposing to amend the program’s regulations to include coverage for employees’ children up to age 26 as well as for children of same-sex domestic partners.
David Powner — Director of Information Technology Management Issues, Government Accountability Office
Cutting data centers is proving to be a money saver for agencies across government. But some agencies are falling short of the Office of Management and Budget’s consolidation orders, according to a recent Government Accountability Office report.
David Powner,a director of Information Technology Management Issues at the Government Accountability Office, joins In Depth to discuss what the report turned up.
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 as the producer and news anchor of the station’s morning drive program, the Federal Drive. He launched In Depth in 2008 as a daily show focused on connecting federal executives to the information they need to do their jobs better.