Government Matters (Full Show) – April 1, 2019

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Trump admin. proposes larger Overseas Contingency Operations budget

Tina Jonas, senior adviser at the Center for Strategic & International Studies, discusses the massive contingency budget requested for the Department of Defense, and how Congress might react to it.

Challenges in finding ideal candidates for government vacancies

Robert Shea, principal at Grant Thornton Public Sector, discusses the “pipeline problem” in appointing people to top roles in the federal government, and details what’s new in the OPM/GSA reorganization.

Breakdown of the top issues for data ethics

Jonathan Alboum, public sector chief technology officer at Veritas, details the need for a federal data ethics policy, and why it’s required for some of the technology the government is pursuing.