It’s getting down to the wire for the 2012 Combined Federal Campaign. The official end of the contribution season is this Saturday, and agencies aren’t expecting an extension this year. Carla Lucchino, the assistant for administration to the Secretary of the Navy, runs the Navy’s CFC program. She discusses the Navy’s giving goals this year.
Some of the government’s largest contractors are also some of the largest contributors to employee pension plans. And according to a new analysis, the gap between those plans’ obligations and what they’ve got in the bank is growing wider and wider. Nick Taborek, a Bloomberg Government reporter, joins In Depth to discuss the underfunded pension plans of top Defense contractors.
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.