Federal News Countdown: Hogs and health care

Two experts in the world of the federal government choose and rank the three news stories from the current week that they think are most important to people who work for the federal government. This discussion gives Federal employees and contractors a chance to hear what their peers are thinking about, talking about and dealing with.

Guests on the Federal News Countdown:

  • Robert Shea, Principal, Grant Thornton
  • Karen Evans, National Director, U.S. Cyber Challenge

Robert Shea’s stories:

#3 CFOs at tipping point due to fewer resources, more requirements (Federal News Radio)


#2 Hog farmers hope shutdown ends before pigs fly (Marketplace)

#1 Social Security judge accused of disability scheme (Federal News Radio)

Karen Evans’ stories:

#3 Contractors’ fate uncertain even as DoD civilians return from furloughs (Federal News Radio)

#2 Judge rules for Amazon Web Services over IBM in CIA cloud case (FCW)

#1 Software, Design Defects Cripple Health-Care Website (The Wall Street Journal)