Government Matters (Full Show) – January 29, 2019


Longest government shutdown’s impact on the Thrift Savings Plan

Kim Weaver, director of external affairs at the Federal Thrift Investment Board, discusses how the government shutdown affected the Thrift Savings Plan, and pending legislation to make loans and withdrawals easier for federal employees.


Breakdown of FY18 federal IT spending

Chris Cornillie, federal market analyst at Bloomberg Government, discusses what the increase in federal IT spending means for government technology, and details the emerging “AI arms race.”


Challenges in modernizing aviation security technology

Lee Kair, managing director at the Chertoff Group, discusses new legislation to modernize technology and acquisition at the Transportation Security Administration, and how it could raise the “global standard.”