In Depth Show Blog – November 4, 2013

This is the In Depth show blog. Here you can listen to our interviews, find more information about the guests on the show each day, as well as links to other stories and resources we discuss.

On the show today:


Jason Miller
Executive Editor
Federal News Radio

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The latest plan from the Homeland Security Department is putting them at odds with some in the private sector. The plan is the second to secure private sector critical infrastructure systems. Even after dozens of meetings, some in industry say DHS isn’t listening or incorporating their ideas into the National Infrastructure Protection Plan, or NIPP. Federal News Radio Executive Editor Jason Miller is here with exclusive details on why DHS and industry aren’t seeing eye-to-eye.

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Mike Causey
Senior Correspondent
Federal News Radio

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Your Thrift Savings Plan account got bigger in October — even though the government was closed. Every fund in the TSP went up in October for the second month in a row. Federal News Radio Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says the good month in October might be just the beginning of the good news for you and your colleagues in government.

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Mark Goldstein
Director of Physical Infrastructure Issues
Government Accountability Office

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The Federal Protective Service is your agency’s first defense from an attack like the Navy Yard Shooting. But the FPS might not have the skills it needs to meet that type of security challenge, according to a new report from the Government Accountability Office. Mark Goldstein, director of physical infrastructure issues at GAO, joins In Depth with more.

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David Hawkings
Senior Editor
Roll Call

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With the shutdown behind us, most of the news coming out of Capitol Hill is about But a look at the Senate’s calendar this week shows for the most part, Congress is back to normal at least business wise. David Hawkings, senior editor at Roll Call, joins In Depth with what’s on the congressional agenda this week.

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