Government Matters (Full Show) – February 7, 2017

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Report: Tracking VA employees’ official time usage
Cindy Brown Barnes, director of education, workforce and income security issues at the Government Accountability Office, discusses her latest report tracking official time usage by employees at the Department of Veterans Affairs.

Pentagon can still hire cyber civilians
Sean Carberry, defense reporter at Federal Computer Week, discusses
The Department of Defense has listed sixteen job descriptions that are exempt from the federal hiring freeze.

Challenges facing NASA Goddard’s Applied Sciences Center
Dr. Margaret Hurwitz, a contractor at SSAI and applied sciences coordinator at NASA Goddard, discusses the work that earned her recognition as Women in Tech Rising Star.