Government Matters (Full Show) – September 17, 2018


NASA’s Solutions for Enterprise-Wide Procurement role in acquisition

Joanne Woytek, program manager of the Solutions for Enterprise-Wide Procurement GWAC at NASA, details how the end-of-year spending rush impacts their contract vehicle, and what lies ahead as FY18 wraps up.


Budget & appropriations activity on Capitol Hill

Congressional Expert David Hawkings and Niv Elis, reporter at The Hill, discuss how the next few weeks will play out, and how a bipartisan agreement will help avoid a government shutdown on October 1.

Current status of federal pay raise proposal

Jessica Klement, Vice President for Advocacy at the National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association, discusses congressional support for a federal pay raise, and why there were issues with the Trump administration’s initial plan.