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Jolie Lee Reports

Jolie Lee is a web editor and general assignment reporter at Federal News Radio.

Panel would help government sell properties

An anonymous administration official says the creation of an independent board will help government decide what to do with unneeded public properties.

Wednesday - 03/02/2011, 01:08pm EST

Breakdown of $4B cuts in 2-week bill

Tuesday - 03/01/2011, 06:57pm EST

Kundra pushes employee-owned mobile devices for work

Federal Chief Information Officer Vivek Kundra said he wants to move toward giving feds a subsidy - of say, $2,000 - to purchase their own devices to work on.

Tuesday - 03/01/2011, 03:28pm EST
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In case of shutdown, step away from the BlackBerry

Federal employees are barred from voluntarily working unpaid during a shutdown, explains Cisco's Alan Balutis.

Thursday - 02/24/2011, 09:31am EST
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White House has shutdown contingency plan

Although the White House is confident that a shutdown can be avoided, the government also has a contingency plan in case of a shutdown. These plans have been in place since 1980, says the White House press secretary.

Tuesday - 02/22/2011, 04:24pm EST

OPM, OMB urge more investment in senior execs

The memo issued by the Offices of Personnel Management and Management and Budget lay out proposals for developing the Senior Executive Service.

Monday - 02/21/2011, 03:28pm EST

State orders staff to leave Libya

Monday - 02/21/2011, 02:59pm EST

Social Security prepares for potential furloughs

The Social Security Administration wants to start talks about preparing for furloughs, according to a letter from the agency to the union representing SSA employees.

Friday - 02/18/2011, 01:02pm EST

2 ICE agents shot in Mexico

Tuesday - 02/15/2011, 08:10pm EST

Bailout watchdog Barofsky to resign

Special Inspector General for TARP Neil Barofsky said he is stepping down on March 30.

Monday - 02/14/2011, 03:14pm EST

Breakdown of FY2012 budget by agency

Highlights by agency from the President's fiscal year 2012 budget, released Monday.

Monday - 02/14/2011, 01:30pm EST

House GOP targets more programs for deeper budget cuts

Republican leaders in the House are calling for even deeper budgets cuts by putting forward a plan that cuts about $60 billion to hundreds of federal programs for the seven months remaining in the current fiscal year.

Friday - 02/11/2011, 12:49pm EST

Federal health IT coordinator Blumenthal to step down

Dr. David Blumenthal is leaving his post as head of the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT.

Tuesday - 02/08/2011, 03:33pm EST

Republican plan would cut $32B from agency budgets

Congress must pass another funding measure to keep the government operating past March 4. House Republicans are calling for big cuts to current spending levels. This as President Obama gets set to release his 2012 budget request February 14.

Friday - 02/04/2011, 01:23pm EST

NIST releases cloud computing standards

Two draft documents released by the National Institute of Standards and Technology define and set guidelines for government cloud computing.

Wednesday - 02/02/2011, 03:53pm EST

OPM: D.C. feds can take unscheduled telework, leave on Tuesday

The Office of Personnel Management is giving feds the option for unscheduled leave or unscheduled telework on Tuesday due to an approaching storm. OPM says federal employees should talk to their managers now and make plans. OPM also says there is a chance of a delayed arrival on Tuesday if conditions dictate. Federal News Radio will keep you updated with the latest information.

Tuesday - 02/01/2011, 07:00am EST

Chambers to return as Park Police Chief on Jan. 31

Teresa Chambers will be reinstated as head of the U.S. Park Police after she was terminated more than seven years ago.

Friday - 01/21/2011, 03:21pm EST

Ranking members for House Oversight subcommittees announced

Democratic ranking members of the Oversight subcommitees were announced Thursday.

Thursday - 01/20/2011, 03:39pm EST

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Wednesday - 12/08/2010, 02:14pm EST
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