Federal Drive’s Tom Temin encounters a powerful reminder from a small church.
The $1.6 billion project was cancelled in mid-July, but officials say they are committed to coming up with a plan for FBI’s headquarters by the end of 2017.
Senate overwhelmingly confirms President Donald Trump’s choice to replace James Comey as head of the FBI
Dan Mathews previously worked as the Republican staff director for the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee’s Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings and Emergency Management.
The government has a history of building monumental projects. In that sense, it’s always acted like great American companies.
In today’s Federal Newscast, a former officer with the Drug Enforcement Administration admits to taking part in a robbery disguised as a standard search.
Officials in two states and the District of Columbia are scratching their heads over how the new FBI headquarters project, after 10 years of planning, could fall through. But construction officials at the General Services Administration felt they had no other choice once Congress failed to come through with enough money to proceed. Former GSA Administrator Dan Tangherlini joins Federal Drive with Tom Temin to discuss the long-term implications.
The Office of Management and Budget has issued its guidelines to federal agencies for 2019 budget submissions, telling them to get comfortable with lower civilian spending and workforce levels.
General Services Administration acting Administrator Tim Horne told a congressional subcommittee the FBI headquarters project is cancelled, but not completely out of the running. Horne said the Trump Organization is in full compliance when it comes to the Old Post Office lease.
The FBI joins a growing list of agencies that thought they were going to escape crumbling, obsolete buildings. A deal to trade its downtown headquarters to a developer and move to Maryland or Virginia is dead for now. Chris Lu knows what that feels like. As former deputy secretary of Labor, he was involved in a potential swap of the aging Perkins Building that also fell through. He shares his insight on Federal Drive with Tom Temin.
After the collapse of the FBI headquarters project, will some sort of sanity or regulation ever come to federal construction?
In today’s Federal Newscast, the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation has proposed a detailed set of recommendations for the White House to boost faith in the legitimacy of government by improving its effectiveness.
The government abandoned its current plan to replace the FBI’s Pennsylvania Avenue headquarters, leaving employees in the deteriorating J. Edgar Hoover Building for the foreseeable future.
Imagine cheating taxpayers out of millions and millions of dollars, and at the same time, deliberately misdiagnosing hundreds of patients just for the purpose of stealing. Unfortunately such people are out there. But there’s one less now, thanks to the efforts of Bryan Drake. Drake is a special agent on the FBI Doctor Fata investigative team and a finalist in this year’s Service to America Medals. He joined Federal Drive with Tom Temin to discuss his process.
Ethical people don’t need a code of ethics, while crooks and cheaters don’t care whether you have one.