The Postal Service is making some major changes to its delivery schedule. The goal is to close its $15.9 billion deficit and get back into the black. Rick Geddes, the associate professor in the Department of Policy Analysis and Management at Cornell University, has been studying the Postal Service and other post offices around the world for a number of years. He joins In Depth to discuss the Postal Service’s announcement.
President Barack Obama is nominating Sally Jewell to lead the Interior Department. She’s president and chief executive at REI, an outdoor goods retailer. But she’s just one of many leaders, at many levels, changing jobs in the second term of the administration. Don Kettl, the dean of the School of Public Policy at the University of Maryland, joins In Depth to discuss the personnel shuffle
Donna Roy Executive Director National Information Exchange Model
Your agency is working on solutions to big data challenges. But managing data isn’t the only goal any more. You have to analyze it, and sometimes you have to share it. Donna Roy, executive director of the National Information Exchange Model at the Homeland Security Department, joins In Depth to discuss information-sharing efforts in government.
Marion Blakey President and CEO Aerospace Industries Association
The sequestration deadline is March 1. But industry leaders are telling Sen. Tim Kaine of Virginia they’re already feeling the effects of the impending budget cuts. Marion Blakey, president and CEO of the Aerospace Industries Association, joins In Depth to discuss how the cuts will affect defense contractors. Full sequestration coverage
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Francis Rose is the host of In Depth, which airs weekdays from 8-10 a.m. on 1500 AM in the Washington, D.C. 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.