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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

Estate planning, CR, and more

Attorney Thomas J. O'Rourke will answer your calls and emails on how to best prepare for your family's financial future. Also, Sean Reilly from the Federal Times will give us an update on some of the big issues affecting federal workers.
September 18, 2013

Wednesday - 09/18/2013, 08:40pm EDT
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Retirement plan distribution opportunities

Attorneys Steve Widdes and Micah Bonaviri give you advice on how to maximize the value of your retirement plans.
September 16th, 2013

Monday - 09/16/2013, 10:47pm EDT
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INSIDE THE REPORTER'S NOTEBOOK: FEMA to name Gardner as CIO; new DHS CIO close; NASA struggles with HSPD-12

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

Monday - 09/16/2013, 06:12am EDT

2013 Causey Award winners announced

Federal News Radio has announced the winners of the fourth annual Causey Awards, recognizing human-resources professionals who have gone above and beyond to help the government operate better. This year's winners are individuals from the National Institutes of Health, the Food and Drug Administration, the departments of Defense and Agriculture and the Social Security Administration.

Monday - 09/16/2013, 05:00am EDT

Obama economic adviser leaving, successor picked

Top Obama economic adviser to leave; Obama chooses former aide as successor

Saturday - 09/14/2013, 01:58pm EDT
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