Government Matters (Full Show) – January 8, 2019


Impact of partial shutdown on NTEU-represented employees

Tony Reardon, president of the National Treasury Employees Union, discusses how the workers they represent are faring under the shutdown, and why they are suing the government on behalf of “excepted” personnel.

Enterprise risk management guidance for federal agencies

Doug Webster, former chief financial officer at the Department of Education, discusses enterprise risk management in the federal government, and why implementing it requires big cultural changes.


Lessons learned from Capital Asset Projects

David Trimble, director of Natural Resources and Environment Issues at the Government Accountability Office, discusses what GAO found after looking at a failed Energy Department program, and why proper management is important for huge projects.