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Federal Voices: Speaking out on first week of furloughs

Through its interviews, Federal Drive with Tom Temin and Emily Kopp recounts how feds endured their first week of furloughs caused by the government shutdown.

Friday - 10/04/2013, 05:12pm EDT

2013 Sammies Award Winners

Meet the nine federal employees who were honored Thursday night at the twelfth annual Samuel J. Heyman Service to America Medals gala.

Friday - 10/04/2013, 07:15am EDT
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Meet the oldest NPS ranger

At 93 years old, Lyle Ruterbories is the oldest National Park Service ranger.

Thursday - 10/03/2013, 01:40am EDT

What you need to know about long-term care and retiring happy

On this week's Your Turn program, Mike interviews Paul Forte with Long Term Care Partners and retirement expert Stan Hinden.
October 2, 2013

Wednesday - 10/02/2013, 04:29pm EDT
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Army CIO LTG Lawrence retires

Lt. Gen. Susan Lawrence announced today is her last day in uniform after 41 years in the Army. She leaves a legacy as the Army CIO who oversaw a huge amount of change over the last two years.

Wednesday - 10/02/2013, 03:14pm EDT

Nominee for head of FERC withdraws

Ron Biz, Obama's nominee to be the nation's top energy regulator, withdrew Tuesday, conceding he did not have enough support for confirmation.

Wednesday - 10/02/2013, 02:14am EDT

2 generals forced to retire for Afghan breach

2 Marine generals forced to retire for roles in deadly breach of base in Afghanistan

Tuesday - 10/01/2013, 03:48am EDT

Bill Bransford, passionate defender of feds, dead at 66

Bill Bransford, one of the top lawyers in federal labor and employment law and a fierce advocate for federal employees died Friday after a long illness. Bransford practiced law as a partner at Shaw Bransford & Roth for 30 years. Bransford also served as the general counsel for a host of federal managers' groups, including the Senior Executives Association, and was a frequent lecturer and commentator on federal employment issues. For more than a dozen years, Bransford co-hosted FEDtalk, a biweekly show on Federal News Radio, 1500 AM.

Friday - 09/27/2013, 03:53pm EDT

Borras elevated to acting deputy secretary at DHS

The White House fills the second in command position while its nominee Alexander Mayorkas awaits Senate confirmation. At DHS, 10 of the top 12 leadership positions are held by acting officials.

Thursday - 09/26/2013, 07:55pm EDT

Spinella: Coins turn into dollars during annual Combined Federal Campaign

Mike Spinella, the CFC coordinator at the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, fills in Federal Drive with Tom Temin and Emily Kopp about what his agency is doing for the 2013 fundraising campaign.

Wednesday - 09/25/2013, 02:54pm EDT
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IRS official at heart of tea party scandal retires

IRS says official at center of tea party scandal retiring; Lois Lerner had been on paid leave

Tuesday - 09/24/2013, 03:20am EDT

Rabens fosters next generation of government leaders

Andrew Rabens, 30, helps young people from the Middle East and North Africa to be come the next generation of leaders in the their communities.

Monday - 09/23/2013, 02:42pm EDT
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2013 Causey Award Winner - Reginald F. Wells

Through Reginald Wells' leadership, the Social Security Administration has stayed in the top 10 of its category in the Best Places to Work in the Federal Government rankings since 2007.

Monday - 09/23/2013, 08:00am EDT

2013 Causey Award Winner - Ronald Loube

Ronald Loube was nominated for a Causey Award for his design and development of an in-house training program called The FDA Acquisition Academy.

Monday - 09/23/2013, 08:00am EDT

2013 Causey Award Winner - Francis McDonough

McDonough was recognized for improving the labor-management working relationship at the Food and Nutrition Service.

Monday - 09/23/2013, 08:00am EDT

2013 Causey Award Winner - Phil Lenowitz

Phil Lenowitz was honored with a Causey Award for creating and developing initiatives beneficial to minorities, veterans and people with disabilities at the National Institutes of Health.

Monday - 09/23/2013, 08:00am EDT

2013 Causey Award Winner - Lynn C. Simpson

As the senior advisor for National Defense University, Simpson refocused NDU's human capital strategy in light of budget constraints through the NDU Task Force 2020.

Monday - 09/23/2013, 04:38am EDT

A look inside federal law enforcement

Anthony Vergnetti hosts a roundtable discussion of the issues affecting federal law enforcement officers.
September 20, 2013

Friday - 09/20/2013, 06:26pm EDT
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Ambassador John Berry checks in Down Under

Former OPM director introduces himself to his new Australian neighbors through State Department-produced video. Through Facebook comments, Aussies welcome new ambassador and spouse.

Thursday - 09/19/2013, 03:52pm EDT

Who were the victims in the Washington Navy Yard shooting?

Thirteen people were killed when 34-year-old Aaron Alexis opened fire at the Washington Navy Yard on Monday, Sept. 16. The shooter himself was killed in a gun battle with the police. These are the stories of the victims.

Thursday - 09/19/2013, 12:48pm EDT
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