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Travel News

Per diem rates to go unchanged in fiscal 2015

The General Services Administration announced Friday the standard per diem rate wouldn't increase, but the agency did outline some new non-standard areas.

Friday - 08/15/2014, 09:07am EDT

Federal travel restrictions are costing money and harming security

The restrictions on feds' travel opportunities are having too many unintended consequences, says Larry Allen, president of Allen Federal Business Partners.

Wednesday - 07/09/2014, 02:41am EDT

The crisis in Ukraine, the Mexican drug war, and Benghazi

Stratfor's Eugene Chausovsky and Fred Burton will talk about how U.S. foreign policy is being impacted by the crisis in the Ukraine, the drug war in Mexico, and the terror attacks in Benghazi.
March 21, 2014

Friday - 03/21/2014, 08:02pm EDT
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The crisis in the Ukraine, the Mexican drug war, and Benghazi

Stratfor's Eugene Chausovsky and Fred Burton will talk about how U.S. foreign policy is being impacted by the crisis in the Ukraine, the drug war in Mexico, and the terror attacks in Benghazi.
March 7, 2014

Friday - 03/07/2014, 08:02pm EST
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GSA offers cash for ideas to reduce federal travel costs

The General Services Administration is offering $35,000 to the winner of a competition to identify ways for agencies to reduce travel costs.

Tuesday - 02/18/2014, 10:11am EST

Federal scientists crying foul over DATA Act's conference restrictions

A group of federal scientists is concerned that proposed restrictions on federal employees attending conferences could put scientific research behind the curve. The Assembly of Scientists wrote to the two top senators on the Homeland Security and Government Affairs Committee last week, arguing that the Digital Accountability and Transparency (DATA) Act would likely lead to a "decline in the productivity, creativity, morale, recruitment and retention" of many of the government's top scientists.

Monday - 01/20/2014, 03:27pm EST
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GSA ups per diem rates for 2014, ends conference allowance

After a two-year freeze, per diems for work-related federal travel are going up slightly, according to the General Services Administration. GSA also announced it is eliminating a special lodging allowance for federal employees attending conferences.

Friday - 08/30/2013, 05:13pm EDT

The event landscape in the government market

Hosky Communications President Peg Hosky, discusses the value of having your agency participate in events, conferences, and webinars.
July 15, 2013

Monday - 07/15/2013, 10:18pm EDT
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What's ahead for U.S. foreign service workers?

Daniel Hirsch, state vice president of the American Foreign Service Association, discusses the issues affecting government employees who are working overseas.
March 7, 2013

Thursday - 03/07/2013, 09:43pm EST
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What's ahead for U.S. foreign service workers?

Daniel Hirsch, state vice president of the American Foreign Service Association, discusses the issues affecting government employees who are working overseas.
February 22, 2013

Friday - 02/22/2013, 09:43pm EST
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GSA cancels 2013 Expo conference

Budget uncertainty at the General Services Administration, other agencies and among vendors is the main cause behind the decision to call off the annual training conference, GSA officials said.

Friday - 02/22/2013, 03:33pm EST

Missouri researchers ID largest prime number yet

Missouri mathematicians identify largest prime number yet, at 17 million digits

Saturday - 02/09/2013, 01:32pm EST

Senate poised to renew Violence Against Women Act

Senate poised to renew Violence Against Women Act, House considers alternatives

Friday - 02/08/2013, 05:00am EST

Brennan defends drone strikes, even on Americans

CIA nominee Brennan defends drone strikes, says he doesn't know if waterboarding is effective

Friday - 02/08/2013, 04:04am EST

Blizzard threatens NYC, New England; 2 feet feared

Blizzard threatens New York City and New England; 1 to 2 feet of snow feared

Friday - 02/08/2013, 03:22am EST

NM board exonerates late-term abortion doctor

NM medical board exonerates late-term abortion doctor in case that raises privacy issues

Thursday - 02/07/2013, 07:19pm EST

Terror suspect pleads guilty in phony NY plot

Terror suspect pleads guilty in phony NY plot to blow up Federal Reserve Bank in New York

Thursday - 02/07/2013, 05:08pm EST

White House allies produce preschool-for-all plan

Think tank with close ties to White House outlines plan that would give all children preschool

Thursday - 02/07/2013, 02:40pm EST

Dell's founder strikes deal to turn it around

'Dude, you're getting a Dell?': Dell founder strikes a deal to turn struggling PC maker around

Thursday - 02/07/2013, 01:42pm EST

New York expanding nation's biggest transit hub

Deep below NYC, workers expanding nation's biggest transit hub; $15B in new tracks, tunnels

Thursday - 02/07/2013, 01:27pm EST
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