Frank Reeder, director of the Center for Internet Security at the National Academy of Public Administration, and Jeff Koch, former OMB official and Hill staff member, count down the top federal news stories of the week.
Tim McManus Vice President for Education and Outreach Partnership for Public Service
Human resources experts all over government are working on how to integrate the millennial generation into their work forces. Interior Secretary Sally Jewell is new to the administration from the private sector. She says millennials require some special handling but will give you some special results. Tim McManus, vice president for education and outreach at the Partnership for Public Service, heard Secretary Jewell speak at a Partnership event. He says she’s hitting on some important points every agency should keep in mind.
John Kuhn Director Supported Services for Veteran Families program
Financial relief for low income veterans and their families is on the way. The Department of Veterans Affairs is delegating about $300 million to help around 120,000 homeless veterans find permanent housing.
Alan Chvotkin Executive Vice President and Counsel Professional Services Council
Tightening the supply chain should keep counterfeit parts out of Defense Department weapons systems. The Defense Department wants new rules to minimize the introduction of counterfeit parts. But some say it will keep technology DoD needs out of their hands.