Government Matters (Full Show) – February 19, 2019


The push for government contractor back pay in light of partial shutdown

David Berteau, president & CEO of the Professional Services Council, details efforts to provide back pay for federal contractors after shutdowns, and how it could be done.

Capability & readiness concerns in shifting DoD money to border wall funding

Gen. Herbert “Hawk” Carlisle (USAF, Ret.), president of the National Defense Industrial Association, discusses what redirecting military construction funding to a border wall means for existing projects, and how it could impact readiness across the military.

Contract vendors push for EIS deadline extension

Tony Bardo, assistant vice president of government solutions at Hughes Network Systems, discusses why vendors want GSA to push back the EIS telecom contract’s solicitation deadline.