The Federal Newscast is a daily compilation of the stories Federal News Radio Producer Eric White reads on Federal Drive with Tom Temin. Listen to the newscast or read the stories each weekday morning on FederalNewsNetwork.com.
In today's Federal Newscast, James Wolfe, who was the head of the security for the Senate Intelligence Committee for almost 30 years, pleads guilty to making false statements to the FBI about his interactions with a news organization.
In today's Federal Newscast on the Federal News Network, a new report from the Homeland Security Department says large agricultural operations face cyber threats like data theft, and even destruction of large-scale farm equipment.
Federal responders and support units are keeping their eyes on Tropical Storm Michael that rapidly formed off Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula over the weekend. The National Hurricane Center says the storm is expected to gain hurricane status tonight and could become a dangerous Category 2 hurricane with an expected midweek strike on the Gulf Coast in the Florida Panhandle.
The Voice of America announced Thursday it has fired or proposed to terminate more than half the members of its Hausa language service following an investigation that found the individuals had accepted improper payments from a foreign official in West Africa.