Government Matters (Full Show) – April 8, 2018


On this Weekend edition of Government Matters–

FEMA issues new Strategic Plan guidance
Daniel Kaniewski, deputy administrator for Protection & National Preparedness at FEMA, joins the program to discuss the agency’s new Strategic Plan, and how attaining the plans goals will help improve disaster response.

Treasury announces ‘proof of concept’ for blockchain technology
Craig Fischer, innovation program manager at the Department of the Treasury, and John Hill, assistant commissioner at the Office of Financial Innovation & Transformation at the Treasury Department, discuss the agency’s blockchain pilot program, and the benefits it could provide to management.

State Department spent $12M on consultants for agency reorg
Nahal Toosi, foreign affairs correspondent at Politico, discusses the State Department’s tumultuous reorganization strategy, and how not sharing details with Congress may have been the plan’s downfall.