Government Matters (Full Show) – February 12, 2019


Recommendations for correcting issues with DoD’s “use it or lose it”

Allan Burman, commissioner at the Section 809 Panel, discusses fixing ‘use it or lose it’ at the Department of Defense, and other recommendations from the panel’s third report.

Shutdown impact on government hiring and recruitment

Mika Cross, federal workplace expert from FlexJobs, discusses the last shutdown’s effect on federal hiring, and private sector strategies the federal government could use to recruit and retain.

Heritage Center for National Defense releases 2020 NDAA recommendations

Frederico Bartels, policy analyst for defense budgeting at the Heritage Foundation, discusses his organization’s recommendations on what should be included in this year’s NDAA, and how important the topline budget is to military funding.