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Your 'my Social Security'

Lester Austin, public affairs specialist for the Social Security Administration, answers your Social Security questions.
July 15, 2013

Monday - 07/15/2013, 10:44pm EDT
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The event landscape in the government market

Hosky Communications President Peg Hosky, discusses the value of having your agency participate in events, conferences, and webinars.
July 15, 2013

Monday - 07/15/2013, 10:18pm EDT
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Napolitano departure highlights gaps in DHS leadership

The leadership vacancy created by Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano's resignation is the latest and greatest blow to a department where one-third of the heads of key agencies and divisions have been filled with acting officials or remained vacant for months. Napolitano's departure, slated for September, will create the 15th hole in the department's 45 leadership positions.

Sunday - 07/14/2013, 08:56am EDT

Inside the Reporter's Notebook: DHS cyber contract awards delayed; musical chairs in federal IT ranks

News and buzz in the acquisition and IT communities that you may have missed this week.

Friday - 07/12/2013, 06:16pm EDT

Napolitano to step down as DHS secretary

Janet Napolitano announced that she would be resigning as the secretary of the Department of Homeland Security in early September to take a senior post at the University of California.

Friday - 07/12/2013, 10:17am EDT
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Phased retirement: Is it for you?

Federal benefits expert Bob Braunstein will answer your questions about phased retirment.
July 10, 2013

Wednesday - 07/10/2013, 07:28pm EDT
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DoE's Silverman helps us breathe a little easier

Josh Silverman, director of the Department of Energy's Office of Sustainability Support, led a team that identified and eliminated 1 million tons of dangerous greenhouse gases that were being emitted from DoE facilities.

Tuesday - 07/09/2013, 11:46am EDT
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Senate confirms GSA's Tangherlini, others to key agency posts

The top spots at a few key federal agencies are now officially filled following Senate confirmation votes this week. The Senate voted unanimously Thursday to approve Dan Tangherlini to be the administrator of the General Services Administration and Howard Shelanski to serve as the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs in the Office of Management and Budget. Senators also OK'd Brian Deese to serve as OMB deputy director for budget.

Friday - 06/28/2013, 04:26pm EDT

Borucki's career soars from Apollo to the stars

With a career spanning 50 years at NASA, space scientist William Borucki has had a hand in man's exploration of the Moon and distant stars.

Friday - 06/28/2013, 12:35pm EDT
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How to burn things and influence fire safety

Dan Madrzykowski, a fire protection engineer at the National Institute of Standards and Technology, uses science to study blazes in order to come up with new firefighting techniques.

Friday - 06/28/2013, 11:54am EDT
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Senate confirms Macfarlane to new term leading NRC

The Senate has confirmed Allison Macfarlane for a new term as chairwoman of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.

Thursday - 06/27/2013, 10:50pm EDT

Foxx confirmed as next transportation secretary

Charlotte, NC, mayor wins Senate confirmation to join cabinet as next transportation secretary

Thursday - 06/27/2013, 09:02pm EDT

Senate confirms Pritzker as commerce secretary

Senate confirms billionaire Penny Pritzker as commerce secretary, filling longtime vacancy

Tuesday - 06/25/2013, 10:30pm EDT

NASA taps long-time employee to be new CIO

Larry Sweet comes to headquarters from Johnson Space Center and will replace Linda Cureton.

Monday - 06/24/2013, 06:30pm EDT

Minding the gap in federal benefits

Tony Vergnetti will hows a roundtable discussion of federal insurance benefits and what you can do to fill any holes in your coverage.
June 21, 2013

Friday - 06/21/2013, 09:31pm EDT
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Obama nominating Comey as FBI director

Obama nominating as FBI chief Bush official involved in hospital bedside standoff

Friday - 06/21/2013, 02:18pm EDT

NASA picks 8 new astronauts, 4 of them women

NASA picks 8 new astronauts, 4 of them women, including 1st female fighter pilot in years

Thursday - 06/20/2013, 03:20pm EDT

Web guru Dorris brings new life to government websites

Martha Dorris played a key role in a slew of Web platforms that are helping citizens to better connect with government services. For that work, she has been named a finalist for the 2013 Service to America Medals.

Wednesday - 06/19/2013, 11:41am EDT
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NOAA meteorologist helps save lives one storm at a time

For his three decades of work in developing severe weather forecasting models, the Partnership for Public Service has named Mark DeMaria a finalist for a Service to America Medal.

Tuesday - 06/18/2013, 12:00pm EDT
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29-year-old NASA engineer going where no one has gone before

The Partnership for Public Service recognized Manan Vyas, 29, for his work in aeronautical research by naming him a Call to Service Medal finalist.

Tuesday - 06/18/2013, 11:16am EDT
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