14 episodes

The Center for Accountability, Modernization and Innovation (CAMI) provides thought leadership designed to help government work better for the American people. We advocate for policies enabling public/private partnerships that drive innovation in and enhance the performance of federally funded public assistance programs, while also improving the quality of service to beneficiaries.

To learn more about The Center for Accountability, Modernization, and Innovation (CAMI), visit https://TheCenterforAMI.org

People First: Improving Government Services to the Citizen The Center for Accountability, Modernization and Innovation

    • Government
    • 5.0 • 1 Rating

The Center for Accountability, Modernization and Innovation (CAMI) provides thought leadership designed to help government work better for the American people. We advocate for policies enabling public/private partnerships that drive innovation in and enhance the performance of federally funded public assistance programs, while also improving the quality of service to beneficiaries.

To learn more about The Center for Accountability, Modernization, and Innovation (CAMI), visit https://TheCenterforAMI.org

    Updates on the Farm Bill with Rep. Bacon

    Updates on the Farm Bill with Rep. Bacon

    Welcome back to People First, a podcast dedicated to discussions on how government programs can be revamped so that they better serve the American people. Join us as we explore recent Farm Bill developments and answer the question: how can we fix our broken bureaucracy to help SNAP recipients get the help they need?

    In this episode, our host, Former Representative John Faso, is joined by his friend and former colleague, Representative Don Bacon of Nebraska, who sits on the House Agriculture Committee.

    • 16 min
    State Agencies Adapting to Post-Pandemic World

    State Agencies Adapting to Post-Pandemic World

    In this episode, our Chairman Stan Soloway is joined by Chris Harkins, Director of the State Budget Office for Michigan. Together, they navigate the challenges and adaptations required in the wake of the pandemic and changing expectations for state workers.

    • 23 min
    The Farm Bill: An Update with the Chairman

    The Farm Bill: An Update with the Chairman

    In our latest episode, our host Former Representative John Faso is joined by Congressman GT Thompson from Pennsylvania, the chairman of the House Agriculture Committee who provides an update on the Farm Bill and how things are progressing and some of the issues that we’re facing.

    • 20 min
    SNAP: Lessons from the PHE and for the 2023 Farm Bill

    SNAP: Lessons from the PHE and for the 2023 Farm Bill

    In this episode, CAMI Chairman Stan Soloway and Former Representative John Faso were joined by Russell Sykes, a former consultant to Maximus Inc. and the Center for Accountability, Modernization and Innovation (CAMI), to dive in even deeper into government benefits systems and how they relate to the Public Health Emergency.

    Mr. Sykes was the Deputy Commissioner of the New York State Office of Temporary and Disability Assistance (OTDA), where he supervised 12 senior direct reports and a staff of nearly 300. While there Sykes was responsible for the statewide oversight of the SNAP, TANF, Welfare to Work, SSI State Supplement, EBT, LIHEAP outside contracting with vendors, and multiple other programs and benefit systems.

    • 30 min
    America's Benefits Cliff, Part 5

    America's Benefits Cliff, Part 5

    In this episode, CAMI Chairman Stan Soloway and Former Representative John Faso were joined by Matt Salo, Executive Director of the National Association of Medicaid Directors, to dive in even deeper on a pressing issue - America's Benefits Cliff.

    After years of overseeing Medicaid, Matt brings a valuable perspective on America’s benefits cliff problem within the healthcare system, especially in the wake of a public health emergency.

    • 42 min
    America's Benefits Cliff, Part 4

    America's Benefits Cliff, Part 4

    In this episode, CAMI Chairman Stan Soloway and former Representative John Faso continue the conversation about America's benefits cliff with husband-and-wife duo Steve Goldsmith and Kate Coleman.

    Steve and Kate are both long-time experts in the field of government management, innovation, and public service delivery. They shared insight into the glaring lack of an equitable, skills-based workforce training how that pushes Americans out of work and off the benefits cliff.

    • 33 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
1 Rating

1 Rating

Top Podcasts In Government

Strict Scrutiny
Crooked Media
Future Hindsight
Future Hindsight
The Lawfare Podcast
The Lawfare Institute
5-4
Prologue Projects
Anne Hidalgo - Paris en Commun
Paris en Commun
The Chris Plante Show
WMAL | Cumulus Podcast Network | Cumulus Media Washington