Treating and maintaining the mental health of America’s veterans has become a top priority at the Department of Veterans Affairs. Providing that care requires the best care providers the agency can get. Mary Schohn is head of Mental Health Operations and Michael Culpepper is Chief Officer of Workforce Management and Consulting at the Department of Veterans Affairs. They work together to identify, recruit, train and retain a skilled team of mental health care providers.
TechAmerica wants $5 million in damages from the industry group that raided it last week. Their lawsuit against the Information Technology Industry Council claims harm after three executives left TechAmerica and went to ITIC.
Larry Allen President Allen Federal Business Partners
Clarity is in short supply around Washington these days. Some federal contracting officials say the basic guidelines to follow a contract solicitation are vague and sometimes vendors don’t even read them.
All’s quiet on the budget front on Capitol Hill. Members of the congressional conference committee trying to work out an agreement for the rest of this fiscal year continue to meet and their staffs are exchanging information. But no one’s saying anything in public. That may be bad or it may be really good.
Mike Causey Senior Correspondent Federal News Radio
No matter what numbers you look at from the Federal employee viewpoint survey, they don’t look very good. Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says the only surprise about the low numbers is that anyone’s surprised.
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.