The shutdown battle continues on the Hill. When the debate over the government shutdown and the debt ceiling finally ends, federal employees will find some big challenges waiting for them when they return to the office.
Jeffrey Steinhoff Executive Director and Managing Director KPMG
The private sector depends on the federal government to be the nation’s number one supplier of data. But the shutdown’s crippling data collection programs and the country is already starting to feel the effects of data blindness.
Roger Waldron President Coalition for Government Procurement
When the government shutdown is lifted, federal contractors will need to know how to jump back into the game. But they’ll have to be patient because agencies have their own challenges to deal with, too.
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.