The latest plan from the Homeland Security Department is putting them at odds with some in the private sector. The plan is the second to secure private sector critical infrastructure systems. Even after dozens of meetings, some in industry say DHS isn’t listening or incorporating their ideas into the National Infrastructure Protection Plan, or NIPP. Federal News Radio Executive Editor Jason Miller is here with exclusive details on why DHS and industry aren’t seeing eye-to-eye.
Your Thrift Savings Plan account got bigger in October — even though the government was closed. Every fund in the TSP went up in October for the second month in a row. Federal News Radio Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says the good month in October might be just the beginning of the good news for you and your colleagues in government.
The Federal Protective Service is your agency’s first defense from an attack like the Navy Yard Shooting. But the FPS might not have the skills it needs to meet that type of security challenge, according to a new report from the Government Accountability Office. Mark Goldstein, director of physical infrastructure issues at GAO, joins In Depth with more.
With the shutdown behind us, most of the news coming out of Capitol Hill is about HealthCare.gov. But a look at the Senate’s calendar this week shows for the most part, Congress is back to normal at least business wise. David Hawkings, senior editor at Roll Call, joins In Depth with what’s on the congressional agenda this week.
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.