Government Matters (Full Show) – January 13, 2019

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Current state of the Polar Star heavy icebreaker

Adm. Paul Zukunft (Ret.), 25th Commandant of the Coast Guard, discusses the state of the U.S. icebreaker program, and why building new polar ships is imperative.

 

Partial government shutdown’s impact on contracting community

David Berteau, president & CEO of the Professional Services Council, and Wesley Hallman, senior vice president of policy at the National Defense Industrial Association, discuss what the shutdown is doing to businesses, and why some companies are being hit harder than others.

The Federal Beat – January 13, 2019

Tom Shoop, editor-in-chief of Government Executive, and Jason Miller, executive editor of Federal News Network, discuss how agencies have been impacted by the shutdown, and how its effects will still be felt when the workforce comes back.