The Navy is 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.
Mike Causey Senior Correspondent Federal News Radio
Official Washington is open for business today, but operations most places are unofficially slow if running at all. Federal News Radio Senior Correspondent Mike Causey explains in his column today that if you’re working, it’s likely you fit into one of five groups. One group is the folks who work so someone else can stay home.
Mark Goldstein Director of Physical Infrastructure Issues Government Accountability Office
The Federal Protective Service is supposed to be your agency’s front line of defense from people like the Navy Yard shooter. But the FPS has some training issues that could leave your agency vulnerable to an attack.
Congress’ calendar for the year is finished, but the work is not complete. So that work will resume in the second session of the 113th Congress next month. David Hawkings, senior editor at Roll Call, says some of the first things Congress will work on next month were on the agenda before they gave up on 2013.
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.