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Treasury Department News

Library of Congress, TIGTA offer telework security lessons

Security is a major telework concern for the Library of Congress and the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration. But, both agencies have found ways to make it work for them.

Sunday - 12/11/2011, 11:01pm EST

GAO examines lessons learned from Fed's AIG bailout

Orice Williams Brown, GAO's director of Financial Markets and Community Investment, joined the Federal Drive with Tom Temin and Amy Morris to discuss the agency's recent report on efforts by the Federal Reserve during the early days of the 2008 financial crisis.

Tuesday - 11/08/2011, 11:00am EST
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GAO says switch to dollar coins could save $5.5 billion

A jingling of coins may soon replace the rustling of dollar bills, if a new, money- saving plan by the GAO is enacted. The move could save the U.S. more than $5.5 billion over 30 years, GAO's Lorelei St. James told Federal News Radio.

Monday - 10/31/2011, 11:37am EDT
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Top 10 agencies with telework issues

How does your agency compare to others when it comes to allowing employees to telework? The latest Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey gives some insight.

Sunday - 10/02/2011, 08:55pm EDT

TARP inspector general: Federal regulators need to 'stay vigilant'

Acting Special Inspector General for the TARP program Christy Romero joined the Federal Drive with Tom Temin and Amy Morris to discuss the latest IG report on how the Treasury Department handled banks who exited the program.

Friday - 09/30/2011, 09:26am EDT
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As TARP winds down, GAO eyes Treasury's to-do list

Nikki Clowers, GAO's director of financial markets and community investment issue, joined the Federal Drive with Tom Temin and Amy Morris to discuss the recommendations that have gone unheeded.

Thursday - 09/22/2011, 10:59am EDT
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Treasury adapts as terrorists change financing tactics

Al-Qaida is struggling to get money, thanks to international efforts to stop terrorism financing, Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner said at a 9/11 anniversary event. He said today's terrorism threats require more creative measures and increased global cooperation.

Thursday - 09/08/2011, 06:54pm EDT
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Report: Securities fraudsters prefer identity theft to creating fake accounts

Securities fraudsters would rather steal an identity and take over a trading account than set up a fake new account, according to a study of suspicious activity reports by the Treasury Department's Financial Crimes Enforcement Network, or FinCEN.

Wednesday - 09/07/2011, 11:17am EDT

Obama to tap Krueger for economic post

President Barack Obama has chosen labor economist Alan Krueger for a top administration post as the White House scrambles for solutions to boost a fragile economy with the 2012 election looming.

Monday - 08/29/2011, 08:48am EDT

Monday morning federal headlines - August 29

On today's Federal Drive: in Hurricane Irene's aftermath, some federal buildings are closed because of power outages, the Energy Department is guaranteeing loans for a solar power project and the National Transportation Safety Board is studying experimental aircraft.

Monday - 08/29/2011, 07:50am EDT

Treasury's East making two transitions

New department chief information officer is finding her way with the federal government, while making improvements across Treasury. She says the agency will implement ITIL and collaboration software.
August 25, 2011(Encore presentation October 27, 2011)

Thursday - 08/25/2011, 08:02pm EDT
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IG: Room for customer service improvement at IRS

J. Russell George, Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration, explains how IRS can improve its customer service.

Monday - 08/22/2011, 04:12pm EDT
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OPM proposes more flexibility for CHCOs

The Office of Personnel Management is considering relaxing the Human Capital Assessment and Accountability Framework (HCAAF). The change would give agencies more flexibility to hire and manage their workforce.

Tuesday - 08/09/2011, 06:56am EDT
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Treasury to process all invoices electronically

All agency bureaus will implement the Internet Payment Platform by 2012. Additionally, all Treasury vendors must submit invoices through the portal starting in 2013. The electronic invoice payment program is one of 12 initiatives to improve federal financial management.

Wednesday - 07/13/2011, 06:27pm EDT
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2011 Causey Award winners announced

This year, Federal News Radio is proud to have chosen five winners for the Causey Awards. The awards honor outstanding achievements and important contributions in the human capital management field in 2010.

Monday - 06/13/2011, 12:19pm EDT

Treasury tax incentive program spurs community development

Your agency is asking you to do more with less. Using innovative ideas is one way to do that. The Treasury Department came up with its own way to save money with the New Markets Tax Credit Program.

Friday - 05/06/2011, 04:51pm EDT
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No paper, just plastic says Treasury

The U.S. Department of the Treasury is retiring the paper Social Security check for millions of baby boomers and others applying for federal benefits, a move that will save taxpayers $1 billion over the next 10 years.

Friday - 04/29/2011, 09:31am EDT
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SIGTARP's Romero: Treasury needs stronger billing requirements

SIGTARP Christy Romero discusses the findings of Treasury's oversight of legal fees.

Thursday - 04/14/2011, 06:36pm EDT

Treasury oversight of legal fees creates 'unacceptable risk'

The Treasury Department's contracting process for legal services under the Troubled Asset Relief Program lacks controls to prevent overpayment.

Thursday - 04/14/2011, 02:01am EDT

Treasury names Robyn East as new CIO

The Treasury Department named Robyn East to be their new chief information officer.

Wednesday - 04/06/2011, 04:28pm EDT
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