In Depth Show Blog – February 14, 2014

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.

Today’s guests:


Robert Shea
Grant Thornton

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The White House says your agency is doing a great job meeting its performance goals. The latest progress report on the fourth quarter of fiscal 2013 is showing some improvements.

Dennis McCarthy
National Commission on the Structure of the Air Force

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The branches of the military will look considerably different in the coming years than it does today. Congress created the National Commission on the Structure of the Air Force to look at how that force should change.

Tom Shoop
Editor in Chief
Government Executive Magazine

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Congress wants to set up a fast lane to fire senior executive service members at the Department of Veterans Affairs. Bills in the House and Senate would give leaders at the VA extra latitude to get rid of SES members.

Mike Causey
Senior Correspondent
Federal News Radio

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Lots of Federal employees complained on the Office of Personnel Management’s Facebook page saying they’re unhappy with the government’s decision to open today with a two-hour delay.

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