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CBO to estimate cost of real property proposal

Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) said he supports the administration's plan to make it easier to get rid of excess property at civilian agencies.

Tags: management , Darrell Issa , Jeff Zients , Tom Carper , Jeff Denham , Danny Werfel , Doug Elmendorf , OMB , CBO , federal real property , Jason Miller

Friday - 05/06/2011, 06:57am EDT

Civilian BRAC gains Hill support

The Obama administration Wednesday sent lawmakers a proposed bill that would create an independent commission to dispose of thousands of pieces of federal property that agencies have designated as excess. The administration also posted online a map showing the locations of more than 7,000 of the properties.

Tags: management , Congress , Jeffrey Zients , Danny Werfel , Jeff Denham , Tom Carper , OMB , budget , excess property , Jared Serbu

Wednesday - 05/04/2011, 10:16am EDT

Lawsuit over BRAC move to Mark Center unlikely

A legal challenge to the move of federal workers to the Mark Center along Interstate 395 appears to be dwindling, making it likely massive traffic jams predicted for the fall will occur.

Tags: Hank Silverberg , Mark Center , Seminary Road

Wednesday - 04/27/2011, 01:30am EDT

Fairfax supervisors could find out legal opinion on BRAC Tuesday

Prince William County has no plans to sue to stop the move of 6,400 defense workers to Alexandria's Mark Center.

Tags: Hank Silverberg , Mark Center

Sunday - 04/24/2011, 09:20pm EDT

Va. officials urged to sue over Mark Center move

A new Pentagon inspector general report finds "procedural and technical weaknesses" in the Army's traffic assessment surrounding its plans to move 6,400 Defense employees to a privately owned office complex in northern Virginia. Rep. Jim Moran, whose district includes the site, said the findings provide the underpinnings for local officials to sue the Pentagon to stop the move.

Tags: DoD , Congress , Jim Moran , Gerry Connolly , Army , Mark Center , inspector general , Jared Serbu , DoD Report

Friday - 04/22/2011, 07:43am EDT

Leaked report cites new Mark Center vulnerability

It rises high over Interstate 395 and will soon be home to 6,400 defense workers. But, now a report on the Mark Center's vulnerability that was accidentally posted on the internet by the Army Corps of Engineers is raising new concern.

Tags: Hank Silverberg , Mark Center

Thursday - 04/21/2011, 04:30pm EDT

Army's BRAC traffic plan flawed

A new report finds the Pentagon used faulty data when it decided to relocate 6,400 Department of Defense workers from Crystal City to Alexandria's Mark Center as part of the Base Realignment and Closure Act.

Tags: Army , defense , DoD , Mark Center , Jim Moran , inspector general , traffic , newsstand , Suzanne Kubota

Thursday - 04/21/2011, 12:37pm EDT

Pentagon IG: Faulty data used in BRAC's Mark Center decision

The Pentagon's inspector general says the Army failed to take into account current and projected rush hour traffic when it decided to relocate 6,400 defense workers to Alexandria.

Tags: Mark Center , Colleen Kelleher , Neal Augenstein

Thursday - 04/21/2011, 08:29am EDT

Despite BRAC's federal funding, N. Va. will feel traffic pain

Traffic patterns across the region will start changing in the fall when thousands of military workers re-locate as part of the Base Realignment and Closure Plan.

Tags: Hank Silverberg

Wednesday - 04/20/2011, 03:38pm EDT
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