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Roger Baker, chief strategy officer and former chief information officer at the Department of Veterans Affairs, counted down the top federal news stories of the week with Francis Rose on Federal News Countdown.
Dirk Renner Biologist, Save Award Finalist Fish and Wildlife Services
Four finalists are on display for the Office of Personnel Management’s Securing Americans Value and Efficiency of SAVE Award. Dirk Renner is a biologist at Fish and Wildlife Services and one of the SAVE Award finalists.
The Navy’s making some changes to the way it handles contracting in foreign ports. They’re doing it because of an international, multimillion dollar bribery scandal that’s implicated at least six military officers so far.
The head of federal procurement is heading to the private sector. Joe Jordan announced today he’s taken a position with FedBid and leaving as the administrator of the Office of Federal Procurement Policy. Federal News Radio’s executive editor Jason Miller is here with details and analysis of Jordan’s decision
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.