Government Matters (Full Show) – August 12, 2018


On this Weekend Edition of Government Matters–

DoD IG releases 2018 Compendium of Open Recommendations

Troy Meyer, Assistant Inspector General of Audit at the Defense Department, discusses the more than 1500 recommendations that the DoD IG has for the agency, and how implementing 30 of them could save the department billions.

White House, Pentagon lay out official Space Force plan

Defense News Air Warfare Reporter Valerie Insinna, Defense One Global Business Editor Marcus Weisgerber and Bloomberg Government Senior Defense Analyst Robert Levinson, discuss the Pentagon’s plan to stand up a Space Force, and what it means for the Department of Defense’s structure.

The future of the government security clearance program

Beth McGrath, managing director of Deloitte Consulting and David Berteau, president & CEO of the Professional Services Council, discuss the plan to move background investigations from the Office of Personnel Management to the Defense Department, and what that means for agencies.

FAA’s ‘Drone Zone’ proves to be a citizen service success

In this edition of Data Crunch, Government Matters looks at the Federal Aviation Administration’s UAV registration portal, and its success in providing services and information to drone pilots across the country.