The congressional budget conference committee is talking about hiking up federal employee retirement contributions. But all of Congress isn’t on board with that idea. Rep. Frank Wolf (R-Va.) thinks federal employees have given enough. He says he sent a clear message to the conference committee.
The Defense Intelligence Agency has just launched a project it thinks can circumvent the notoriously slow government procurement process for information technology and open the playing field to a much broader set of innovators.
Mike Causey Senior Correspondent Federal News Radio
A budget deal appears to be close in Congress. The deal will likely include some provisions that affect your pay and benefits. Federal News Radio Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says some members of Congress think the budget problem and the solution are the same thing — you.
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.