Archive for December 2014

Government funding and the technology sector

December 17, 2014 - 04:43 PM
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The spending bill passed over the weekend cut the Internal Revenue Service's budget by over $300 million and may slow down the health records modernization initiative between the Department of Defense and the Department of Veteran Affairs.

Troy Schneider, editor-in-chief of FCW, discussed the 2015 spending bill’s impact on information technology with Capital Insider.

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That was the week that was

December 15, 2014 - 03:57 PM
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Republican Strategist Jack Burkman and Democratic Strategist Richard Fowler break down the week in politics.

In this installment, they discuss the new spending bill, the report on the CIA's torture tactics, and the cyber attack against Sony.

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Billing for broadband

December 12, 2014 - 05:17 PM
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Accessing the internet has become an essential part of everyday life. Now, service providers are seeking to change the way Americans pay for the service.

Mark Goldstein, director of physical infrastructure issues with the GAO, discussed usage based pricing with Capital Insider.

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That was the week that was

December 8, 2014 - 01:29 PM
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Republican Strategist Jack Burkman and Democratic Strategist Richard Fowler break down the week in politics.

In this installment, they discuss the Fallout from Ferguson and New York, Immigration, and the newest Stand With Hillary theme song.

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Federal health benefits

December 3, 2014 - 05:59 PM
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The federal health benefit enrollment period will end in less than a week, but with 28 options, many employees could feel overwhelmed. Now, one report says picking the right plan could save employees up to $2,000.

Joe Davidson, Federal Diary columnist for The Washington Post, discussed federal worker health care plans with Capital Insider.

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