The top job at the Office of Federal Procurement Policy is open once again. Joe Jordan’s last day was Friday. Some of his priorities, like strategic sourcing and aquisition workforce training, still have a long way to go. Dan Gordon, the associate dean for government procurement law studies at George Washington University Law School, was Jordan’s predecessor as OFPP administrator. He offers his take on what the administration’s procurement priorities should be going forward.
Two announcements from Capitol Hill may dramatically change the way you do your job — and how you get compensated for it. Sen. Tom Coburn (R-Okla.), the ranking member of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committeem, is leaving at the end of this session of Congress. Meanwhile, Rep. Jim Moran (D-Va.) won’t run for re-election. David Hawkings, senior editor of Roll Call, joins In Depth with more from Capitol Hill.
Mike Causey Senior Correspondent Federal News Radio
Many federal employees are off work today and able to honor the memory of Dr. Martin Luther King. But some federal employees can’t tell the difference. They’re working anyway. Federal News Radio Senior Correspondent Mike Causey writes about those people in his column today. He says, you can really tell it’s a holiday in D.C.
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.