Gov Actually Episode 15: Summer of Gov

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It’s hot outside, and Washingtonians are trading in their business attire for flip flops and swimsuits. Summer for many in D.C. means it’s dead season — time for a needed reprieve from the hustle and bustle, especially the traffic.

But not for rank-and-file civil servants. In this week’s episode, hosts Danny Werfel and Dan Tangherlini explain how “for the Gov Actually crowd, summer is the busiest time of the year.”

“It’s when budgets are being developed for the next year, it’s when the appropriations process is in high swing — all the fancy people are gone, but all the people who are doing the work and grinding away, getting those reports written, getting those hearings scheduled” are still around, Tangherlini explains. “If you’re an acquisition person, you’ve never seen Martha’s Vineyard.”

Dan and Danny discuss how the seeming lulls of a D.C. summer for some equate to the busy season for others, along with some summer movie references and recommendations for fun.

Hear that and more on the latest episode of Gov Actually, and catch all of the episodes on iTunes and SoundCloud.

Let us know what you think in the comments on iTunes.

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