Federal News Countdown: Frustrated senior execs, misplaced reef sinks Navy Minesweeper

Two experts in the world of the Federal government choose the three news stories from the current week, that they think are most important to people who work for the Federal government. They rank them in order of importance, from #3 to #1, then join me in the studio to count them down to Number One. This discussion gives Federal employees and contractors a chance to hear what their peers are thinking about, talking about, and dealing with.

Today’s guests on the Federal News Countdown:

  • Bob Otto Executive Vice President of Advisory Services at Agilex
  • Jenny Mattingley, Shaw Bransford & Roth

Bob Otto’s stories


#3 Frustrated Senior Execs Sound Off on Sequestration (Government Executive)

#2 How a Misplaced Reef on a Digital Chart Helped Destroy a Navy Minesweeper (NextGov)

#1 What Lawmakers Missed In Federal Data Center Hearings (Information Week)

Jenny Mattingley’s stories

#3 Hill gets Obamacare fix (Politico)

#2 Hagel Announces Reduction in Civilian Furlough Days (DoD)

#1 Exclusive: U.S. directs agents to cover up program used to investigate Americans (Reuters)