2012 has been a rough year for the General Services Administration. But a new year brings new opportunities, Larry Allen, president of Allen Federal Business Partners says. He joins In Depth to discuss the steps GSA needs to take to start the new year off on the right foot.
The Senate’s cybersecurity legislation isn’t the only bill that will impact cyber operations for the defense industrial base. The Defense Authorization Act, passed by the Senate last week, would also make some key changes. Michael McNerney, a Truman National Security Project fellow and former cyber policy adviser in the Office of the Secretary of Defense, joins In Depth to discuss the legislative changes.
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Gordon Adams Professor of International Relations American University
The Pentagon is now planning for sequestration — after months of top Defense officials saying they weren’t. DoD has now received guidance from the Office of Management and Budget on how to plan and what they may — and may not — get cut. Gordon Adams, a professor at American University and a distinguished fellow at the Stimson Center joins In Depth to discuss how DoD is preparing for sequestration.
Robert Goldenkoff Director of Strategic Issues GAO
The 2010 Census was the most expensive ever. Now the Census Bureau is looking at three ways to drive down costs, and the Government Accountability Office has some suggestions. Robert Goldenkoff, the director of Strategic Issues at GAO, joins In Depth to discuss the different methods Census is considering to reduce costs.
The sequestration clock is ticking — only 24 days left. But some good news is in from the sequestration and fiscal cliff front, according to Tom Shoop, editor-in-chief of Government Executive magazine.
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.