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Heritage Center for National Defense releases 2020 NDAA recommendations

Heritage Center for National Defense releases 2020 NDAA recommendations

Frederico Bartels, policy analyst for defense budgeting at the Heritage Foundation, discusses his organization’s recommendations on what should be included...
IT modernization oversight priorities for new Congress

IT modernization oversight priorities for new Congress

LaVerne Council, national managing principal of enterprise tech strategy & innovation at Grant Thornton, discusses changes to the IT oversight...
VA embarks on 10 year, $16B electronic health record modernization

VA embarks on 10 year, $16B electronic health record modernization

Government Matters presents an in-depth look at the multi-agency undertaking to modernize electronic healthcare records—from soldier to veteran. Featuring interviews...
Priorities for Government Operations House Subcommittee in 116th Congress

Priorities for Government Operations House Subcommittee in 116th Congress

Rep. Gerry Connolly (D-VA) sits down with Francis Rose to outline shutdown priorities, new developments at the Government Operations subcommittee...
Foundations for Evidence-Based Policymaking Act signed into law

Foundations for Evidence-Based Policymaking Act signed into law

Robert Shea, principal at Grant Thornton Public Sector, discusses why the latest piece of open data legislation was a long...
Priorities for House Armed Services Committee in 116th Congress

Priorities for House Armed Services Committee in 116th Congress

Roger Zakheim, director of the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library Foundation & Institute, discusses goals and challenges for the new House...
The cost of a federal government shutdown

The cost of a federal government shutdown

Steve Ellis, vice president of Taxpayers for Common Sense, outlines the consequences of government shutdowns, and why the current shutdown...
House moves to keep government open ahead of funding deadline

House moves to keep government open ahead of funding deadline

Sarah Ferris, budget and appropriations reporter at Politico, discusses what the next few weeks will hold for budget negotiations, and...
Pentagon’s formal Space Force proposal due to OMB Dec. 1

Pentagon’s formal Space Force proposal due to OMB Dec. 1

Jacqueline Klimas, national security reporter at Politico, discusses what a Democratic House means for the Space Force proposal, and what’s...
What the new Congress will mean for federal workers

What the new Congress will mean for federal workers

Jessica Klement, vice president of advocacy at the National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association, discusses the impact the new...
VA Secretary Wilkie claims agency is calmer, reformed

VA Secretary Wilkie claims agency is calmer, reformed

Stars & Stripes Veterans Reporter Nikki Wentling and Leo Shane III, deputy editor of Military Times, discuss Veterans Affairs Secretary...
House Republicans propose bill to give White House authority for fed reorg

House Republicans propose bill to give White House authority for fed reorg

Robert Shea, principal at Grant Thornton Public Sector, discusses congressional efforts to support, or possibly impede, the Trump administration’s reorganization...
House takes up spending bills this week on Capitol Hill

House takes up spending bills this week on Capitol Hill

Sarah Ferris, Budget and Appropriations Reporter at Politico and Congressional Expert David Hawkings discuss the efforts to get a budget...
Budget & appropriations activity on Capitol Hill

Budget & appropriations activity on Capitol Hill

Congressional Expert David Hawkings and Niv Elis, reporter at The Hill, discuss how the next few weeks will play out,...
The Race to Pass Spending Packages

The Race to Pass Spending Packages

Congressional expert, David Hawkings and Politico Budget and Appropriations Reporter, Sarah Ferris dive into conference committee negotiations and both branches...
Defense spending negotiations underway on Capitol Hill

Defense spending negotiations underway on Capitol Hill

Roger Zakheim, director of the Ronald Reagan Institute and former general counsel of the House Armed Services Committee, discusses the...
Appropriations activity underway on Capitol Hill

Appropriations activity underway on Capitol Hill

Congressional expert David Hawkings and Sarah Ferris, budget and appropriations reporter at Politico, discuss the upcoming deadline to pass the...
How to build a better budget process

How to build a better budget process

Mike Veselik, managing director of the Building a Better Budget Process project at the Convergence Center for Policy Resolution, discusses...
House, Senate will go to conference over Technology Modernization Fund

House, Senate will go to conference over Technology Modernization Fund

Mike Hettinger, President of Hettinger Strategy Group and Rich Beutel, Principal at Cyrrus Analytics, discuss the future of the Technology...
Congress facing upcoming deadline for big spending bill

Congress facing upcoming deadline for big spending bill

Leo Shane III, deputy editor of Military Times, and David Hawkings, senior editor of CQ Roll Call, discuss the congressional...
Appropriations activity underway on Capitol Hill

Appropriations activity underway on Capitol Hill

Sarah Ferris, Budget and Appropriations Reporter at Politico and David Hawkings, senior editor of CQ Roll Call, discuss the funding...
Appropriations activity on Capitol Hill

Appropriations activity on Capitol Hill

Sarah Ferris, budget and appropriations reporter at Politico and David Hawkings, senior editor of CQ Roll Call, discuss the advancement...
Senate Committee advances all 12 FY19 appropriations bills

Senate Committee advances all 12 FY19 appropriations bills

Sarah Ferris, budget and appropriations reporter at Politico and David Hawkings, senior editor at CQ Roll Call, discuss the state...
Section 809 Panel releases Volume 2 report to Congress

Section 809 Panel releases Volume 2 report to Congress

David Drabkin, chair of the Section 809 Panel, discusses the second part of the panel’s report on defense acquisition and...