Government Matters (Full Show) – May 14, 2018


White House $15B cutback proposal causes agency spending hold

Sarah Ferris, budget and appropriations reporter at Politico, and David Hawkings, senior editor at CQ Roll Call discuss the continuing fallout from the White House’s suggested rescissions package, and why Congress isn’t too pleased with it.

OPM suggests reforms to employee compensation

Robert Shea, principal at Grant Thornton Public Sector, discusses the federal retirement reforms suggested last week and whether they are complying with the President’s Management Agenda.

House Committee forwards legislation for State Dept. bug bounty

Jonathan Alboum, former USDA CIO and Veritas Public Sector CTO, discusses the “Hack Your State Department” bill and how regular bug bounties could help to secure government systems.