Government Matters (Full Show) – July 16, 2018


Appropriations activity on Capitol Hill

Sarah Ferris, budget and appropriations reporter at Politico and David Hawkings, senior editor of CQ Roll Call, discuss the advancement of the Labor, Education and Health & Human Services appropriations bill, and how it could help budget negotiations in September.

DoD CIO hits ‘pause’ on JEDI cloud acquisition

Roger Waldron, president of the Coalition for Government Procurement, discusses the halt in the controversial JEDI acquisition process, and how the CIO’s investigation into it will proceed.

Recruiting & retaining tech talent in government

Kris Tremaine, senior vice president of ICF, details ways to bring a tech-savvy workforce into the federal government, and why change is necessary for the future.