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Smartphone app directly links Congress to voters

One man's goal to use technology to highlight government transparency allows voters to communicate directly with politicians about the policies they pass.

Tags: VisibleVote , iPhone , Android , BlackBerry , Paul Everton , smartphone , Eric Cantor , Congress

Monday - 10/25/2010, 10:18pm EDT

Mikulski writes GSA about Eastern Shore training center

U.S. Sen. Barbara Mikulski, D-Md., has sent a strongly worded letter to the head of the GSA, demanding better information be provided by "competent" employees for an extended public comment period.

Tags: contracting , GSA , State , Eastern Shore , training center

Monday - 01/11/2010, 07:21am EST

Feds win reprieve from healthcare excise tax

Federal employees covered under some of the more expensive plans in the Federal Employees Heath Benefit Program now have some breathing room as well.

Tags: P&B , FEHBP , NTEU , excise tax , Gerry Connolly , Steny Hoyer , Chris Van Hollen ,

Thursday - 01/21/2010, 04:20pm EST

Senators fight DoD hiring freeze

Democratic Senators, led by Barbara Mikulski (D-Md.), say Panetta's plan breaks the law.

Tags: Leon Panetta , DoD , hiring freeze , budget , Claire McCaskill , Tom Harkin , Patty Murray , Sherrod Brown , Jory Heckman

Tuesday - 07/12/2011, 04:30pm EDT

23 Redskins players complete players-run practice

Twenty-three Washington Redskins players finished their third set of players-run practices Thursday morning with the hopes that the 14-week-old NFL lockout will be over before they have to think about working out again without their coaches.

Tags: DoD , DoD budget , Congress , Robert Gates , Michael Mullen , Senate Armed Services Committee , TRICARE , pay and benefits , BRAC , Jared Serbu

Thursday - 06/16/2011, 03:46pm EDT

Bill would reform A-76 outsourcing process

Sen. Mikulski and Rep. Sarbanes introduce legislation to change the way agencies outsource jobs and determine what are inherently governmental functions.

Tags: contracting , industry , John Duncan , John Thune , OMB , OFPP , A-76 , inherently governmental , outsourcing , insourcing , Jason Miller , John Sarbanes

Friday - 05/13/2011, 02:51pm EDT

Md. senators announce $22M for bridge

Maryland will receive $22 million in federal funding for studies needed to begin replacing a bridge over the Susquehanna River, state officials announced Monday.

Tags: Amtrak Susquehanna River Bridge , Benjamin Cardin , Federal Railroad Administration

Monday - 05/09/2011, 03:53pm EDT

Senators seek to expand nutria eradication efforts

A bill in the U.S. Senate would expand nutria eradication efforts in Maryland and Louisiana and begin similar programs in other coastal states.

Tags: Jeff Merkley , Kay Hagan , Mary Landreiu , Ben Cardin , nutria

Friday - 05/06/2011, 11:28am EDT

CR could provide some BRAC traffic relief

The six-month continuing resolution Congress passed earlier this month was mostly about cuts, but it also included several hundred million dollars in new spending pushed through by the Maryland and Virginia congressional delegations. That money will pay to help solve some of the huge traffic problems this year's military personnel moves are expected to create around the DC area.

Tags: DoD , Congress , BRAC , Transportation , Fort Belvoir , Bethesda National Naval Medical Center , Jim Moran , Ben Cardin , Jared Serbu

Tuesday - 04/19/2011, 07:52am EDT
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