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Treasury Department News

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

SIGTARP Barofsky: TARP should have been great

As he concludes his tenure as the Special Inspector General for the Troubled Asset Relief Program, Neil Barofsky looks back in candor.

Tuesday - 03/29/2011, 10:08am EDT
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GAO: workforce planning an issue at TARP

The Government Accountability Office continues to follow the progress of TARP. GAO's Tom McCool gives us an update.

Friday - 01/14/2011, 10:08am EST
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New governmentwide financial systems on tap

OMB controller Danny Werfel said the Treasury Department should be finished testing and analyzing systems in the next six months. The CFO Council highlights priorities for 2011, and among them is the further reduction of improper payments. Werfel said agencies will begin using the software tool first utilized by the Recovery Board to identify potential problems.

Wednesday - 01/12/2011, 06:47am EST
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Treasury: End to paper checks

Dick Gregg, Fiscal Assistant Secretary at Treasury, joins the Federal Drive with details on the Treasury's move to paper-less benefits

Monday - 01/03/2011, 10:31am EST
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Security tops IRS challenges in 2011

Russell George, Treasury inspector general for Tax Administration, explained why the focus at IRS has changed from modernization to security.

Monday - 12/20/2010, 05:19pm EST
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Virtualization key for future of Bureau of the Public Debt

IT managers from large agencies and small agencies alike are looking at virtualization to help them save money and streamline processes. On this week"s Ask the CIO program, Kim McCoy, chief information officer at the Bureau of the Public Debt, discussed her agency"s plans in this arena. McCoy told Federal News Radio her agency, along [...]

Sunday - 12/19/2010, 07:02pm EST

New Treasury.gov brings cost-savings, transparency

Treasury's Dan Tangherlini explains the reason behind the website relaunch and move to the cloud.

Tuesday - 12/07/2010, 04:51pm EST
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Was the financial bailout legal?

The Wall Street Journal reports on the legal debate over TARP.

Tuesday - 12/07/2010, 03:41pm EST

Treasury moves to cloud, starts blog

The Treasury Department is moving to the cloud and starting an official blog.

Monday - 12/06/2010, 04:43pm EST

IRS phone operations managing call volume

Hear more from TIGTA's Mike Phillips on the IRS's effective phone operations system

Tuesday - 10/12/2010, 11:13am EDT
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Cybersecurity and telework make an interesting team

Tight security measures both tighten the leashes of executives, while driving them out of the office.

Monday - 10/04/2010, 11:30am EDT

Bill promotes jointness among national security agencies

Congressmen Skelton and Davis say legislation would apply the lessons learned from Goldwater-Nichols Act to more than 13 agencies to help promote collaboration and understanding of each other's roles. The bill calls for a two-year detail for each senior official to learn how other national security agencies work.

Thursday - 09/30/2010, 07:15pm EDT
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IRS tries a pilot to make banking better

Treasury says it will launch a new pilot program to help capitalize on tax refund season as an opportunity to provide unbanked and underbanked Americans with access to safe, low-cost financial accounts. Assistant Secretary Michael Barr explains.

Tuesday - 09/14/2010, 09:30am EDT
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White House recognizes 8 agencies for leadership in transparency

EPA, NASA and Transportation receive two honors each in different categories. Overall 17 agencies received all green scores on the Open Government dashboard.

Monday - 08/16/2010, 02:38pm EDT
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