Government Matters - Jan. 26, 2014

      On this week's edition of Government Matters:

      -Hatzel Vela kicks off an occasional series profiling the professional organizations that make this region tick. He sits down with AFCEA Bethesda President Leslie Steele.

      -Wyatt Kash, editor of InformationWeek Government, explains how FedRamp is generating private-sector appeal.

      -Rob Efrus, founder and CEO of Efrus Federal Advisors, discusses President Obama's proposed changes to how the NSA collects bulk telephone data.

      -Arthur Turowski, senior vice president of government investor services at Jones Lang LaSalle, talks about the GSA's real estate portfolio.

      (Clarification @7:46: The House of Ruth fights childhood hunger and abuse. The Children's Inn at NIH has a dual mission -- to support seriously ill children and to facilitate groundbreaking research at the NIH.)