Government Matters (Full Show) – November 19, 2018


Pentagon looks at U.S. manufacturing & defense industrial base

Jerry McGinn, former principal deputy director of the Manufacturing and Industrial Base at the Department of Defense and executive director of the Government Contracting Center at George Mason University, details takeaways from a Pentagon contracting report, and how to solve the problems laid out.


Building a more innovative, risk-taking acquisition workforce

Joe Jordan, CEO of and former administrator of federal procurement policy at the Office of Management and Budget, discusses how smart risk-taking can lead to a more innovative workforce, and what the Federal Acquisition Regulation has to say about it.

DHS cyber reorganization bill passes in Congress

Ron Marks, chair of the intelligence program at the Daniel Morgan Graduate School Of National Security, discusses the new Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency, and what makes it different from its predecessor.