Government Matters (Full Show) – August 24, 2017

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Security leaders: Re-vamp the broken clearance process
Chuck Alsup, president of the Intelligence and National Security Alliance (INSA), discusses a recent op-ed he co-wrote for Federal Times. It calls the process government uses to vet prospective employees “broken.”

White House outlines R&D priorities in M-17-30
Dan Tangherlini, former administrator at the General Services Administration and president of SeamlessDocs Federal, discusses new research & development guidance from the Office of Management and Budget, as well as what that guidance reveals about the administration’s priorities amid a government reorganization.

Eliminating of modifying reporting requirements
Chris Mihm, managing director for strategic issues at the Government Accountability Office, discusses the effort to eliminate or modify reporting requirements for: 1) Companies that get federal contracts and 2) Non-governmental organizations (NGOs) that get government grants.