Max Cacas

  • Steny Hoyer Discusses Berry

    We’re still awaiting the official announcement of National Zoo director John Berry’s nomination to run the Office of Personnel Management. But already, a key lawmaker — and Berry’s former Capitol Hill boss — took some…

  • Inauguration of Barack Obama

    FederalNewsRadio’s Max Cacas has been following the events of this Inauguration Day, and joins us with a look at the Inauguration of now President Barack Obama.

  • Political Drama Continues Over 2010 Census

    Over the last week, House Republicans on Capitol Hill have been very vocal about word that the White House is planning to work more directly with the Census Bureau on the upcoming 2010 Census. Meanwhile,…

  • Tracking the Transition: Sen. Grassley

    The first inauguration Sen. Chuck Grassley observed was the transition from President Gerald Ford’s administration to President Jimmy Carter’s in 1977. In a previous edition of Tracking the Transition, FNR’s Max Cacas talked with veteran…

  • NTEU’s Wish List

    Members of the National Treasury Employees Union from across the country are in Washington this week for their annual three-day legislative conference. This year, it’s a chance to not only work on the union’s to…

  • Is the Census Bureau Ready?

    Later this month, the Census Bureau is expected to begin the first big project, address canvassing, for the upcoming 2010 Census. The Census itself is a little more than one year away. Two Congressional committees…

  • Full Circle: Beckstrom’s Debut.

    Federal News Radio has learned that Rod Beckstrom, the director of the National Cybersecurity Center at the Department of Homeland Security, has resigned. Last October, he made his public debut here in Washington at an…

  • Protecting Federal Whistleblowers

    There’s a new push to improve protections for federal workers who speak out on issues of waste, fraud and abuse in their agencies. Earlier today, a whistleblower advocacy group began a week of lobbying on…

  • Looking Under the TARP

    One of the architects of the Treasury Department’s Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP) was in the hot seat on Capitol Hill today, as another Congressional Committee is demanding an accounting of taxpayer funds. Federal News…

  • Protecting Whistleblowers

    A lawmaker on Capitol thinks that second time might be the charm when it comes to protecting federal whistleblowers. Rep. Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.)Congressman and his colleagues have reintroduced the Whistleblower Protection Enhacement act of…