Federal News Countdown: Olympics in the shadow of war, EPA early outs

Kevin Brock, vice president at Agilex, and Jason Miller, executive editor at Federal News Radio (Photo by Michael O’Connell/Federal News Radio)

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:

  • Kevin Brock, Vice President, Agilex
  • Jason Miller, Executive Editor, Federal News Radio

Kevin Brock’s stories:

#3 An Olympics in the Shadow of a War Zone (The New York Times)


#2 45 arrested, 16 juveniles rescued in Super Bowl prostitution bust (Reuters)

#1 Retailers to Congress: There’s no end in sight for credit card breaches (The Washington Post)

Jason Miller’s stories:

#3 Army identifies up to $100 million in fraud in recruiting payments (Federal News Radio)

#2 OPM brings background investigation reviews in-house (Federal News Radio)

#1 EPA plans early-outs targeted at higher grades (Federal News Radio)