Government Matters (Full Show) – August 6, 2018

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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 their report on streamlining the budget process at all levels of government, and why federal stakeholders want “predictability.”

The future of federal oversight & government inspectors general

Dan Blair, senior counselor at the Bipartisan Policy Center, discusses the center’s report on the role of the inspector general at agencies, and how IGs can help with management issues.

NIH doctor helps thousands by identifying rare diseases & treatments

Dr. Daniel Kastner, Sammies 2018 finalist and scientific director of the Division of Intramural Research at the National Institutes of Health, discusses his work researching auto-inflammatory diseases, and how his work has helped to develop treatments.