Government Matters (Full Show) – February 13, 2017


The week ahead in cabinet confirmation votes
John T. Bennett, White House correspondent at CQ Roll Call, discusses executive orders, Senate votes for President Trump’s cabinet nominees and what to expect from the Trump administration this week.

Impact of federal hiring freeze on Industry
David Berteau, president and CEO of Professional Services Council, discusses the impact of the federal hiring freeze on contractors.

Legal rights of federal employees
Debra D’Agostino, partner at Federal Practice Group, discusses the differences in employee rights between the private sector and federal government, and the right to free speech for federal workers.