Government Matters (Full Show) – April 9, 2018

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On this edition of Government Matters–

Report: Using data to make spending decisions at DoD
Tim Dinapoli, director of Acquisition & Sourcing Management Issues at the Government Accountability Office, discusses how data gathering at the Department of Defense could help to make management decisions, if the proper plans are implemented.

Federal real estate downsizing & consolidation efforts
Government Matters takes a look at the General Services Administration’s efforts to shrink federal office space, and how they have affected multiple federal agencies.

Trump administration’s relationship with industry
David Berteau, president & CEO of the Professional Services Council, discusses the relationship between the White House and private industry, and how the Trump administration is trying new ways to find “innovators.”

What’s ahead this week on Capitol Hill
David Hawkings, senior editor at CQ Roll Call, and Jack Fitzpatrick, congressional reporter at Bloomberg Government, join Francis Rose to discuss the upcoming FY19 appropriations hearings, and why they probably won’t go smoothly.