Federal Drive Show Blog – June 26, 2013

This is the Federal Drive show blog. Here you can listen to the interviews, find more information about the guests on the show each day and links to additional resources.

Today’s guests:

The Federal Drive with Tom Temin and Emily Kopp was onsite at the AFCEA International Cyber Symposium today broadcasting live from the event. Listen to our interviews with those organizing and participating in the conference here.


Kevin Bogardus
staff writer
The Hill newspaper

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The Senate could vote later this morning to overhaul the nation’s immigration system. Details are far from certain. Lawmakers are still offering amendments and the House is moving forward on its own legislation. But no matter what happens, a new law will mean big changes for the agencies involved.


Issa Releases Report Finding Questionable Contracting Practices at IRS (House)

DISA plans $450 million commercial cloud buy (NextGov)

Senators propose overhaul of housing finance (Federal News Radio)

Letter to J. Russell George, Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration (Rep. Gerry Connolly)

Senate confirms Pritzker as commerce secretary (Federal News Radio)

Statement of Administration Policy: H.R. 2410 – Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2014 (White House)

Transparency Report: Making the web a safer place (Google)

Letter to Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel (Fedmanagers.org)