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Apr. 17, 2017

Federal News Radio: Potential agency to-do lists post hiring freeze, by Tom Temin

This post originally appeared in Federal News Radio on April 17, 2017.

The federal hiring freeze is over and agencies are assessing what its impact was and where they can go from here. A coalition of groups representing scientists, inventors and entrepreneurs asked the White House to treat the Patent and Trademark Office differently. Chris Israel, former Deputy Assistant Secretary for Technology Policy during the George W. Bush administration, now with the American Continental Group, joined Federal Drive with Tom Temin to provide more detail.