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Congress OKs Border Patrol overtime pay reform bill

The goal of S. 1691, or the 2014 Border Patrol Agent Pay Reform Act, is to address and streamline Administratively Uncontrollable Overtime (AUO), the extra pay agents receive when their work demands they remain on the job beyond scheduled hours.

Tags: administratively uncontrollable overtime , Border Patrol Agent Pay Reform Act , Congress , CBO

Friday - 12/12/2014, 04:07pm EST

What will the President's immigration plan mean for CBP, ICE employees?

John Adler of the Federal Law Enforcement Officers Association wondered what impact President Barack Obama's executive order on immigration would have on the resources of CBP and ICE officers.

Tags: Jon Adler , FLEOA , ICE , DHS , workforce , border patrol agents , executive order , Barack Obama , Michael OConnell , Coast Guard

Monday - 12/01/2014, 05:40pm EST
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Jon Adler, Federal Law Enforcement Officers Association

The President's executive order on immigration includes a reorganization plan for Immigration and Customs Enforcement. It creates three new law enforcement task forces along the U.S.-Mexico border. Jon Adler is national president of the Federal Law Enforcement Officers Association. On In Depth with Francis Rose, he predicted how the 10-point plan from the White House might affect his members.

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Monday - 11/24/2014, 04:14pm EST
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Mark Borkowski, Customs and Border Protection

Customs and Border Protection Commissioner Gil Kerlikowske wants his troops to be more innovative. Turning that wish into reality falls squarely on the shoulders of the agency's IT and acquisition executives. Mark Borkowski, assistant commissioner and chief acquisition executive in CBP's Office of Technology Innovation and Acquisition, is the brain power on the acquisition side of this innovation challenge. He spoke about his strategy with Federal News Radio Executive Editor Jason Miller at the National Contract Management Association's 33rd annual Government Contract Management Symposium.

Tags: Federal Drive , Mark Borkowski , Jason Miller , acquisition , technology

Monday - 11/03/2014, 02:00pm EST
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Hacks, CDM continue to push cyber to forefront of CIOs' priorities

A new Federal News Radio survey of federal chief information officers and deputy CIOs found cyber above all else is the top priority. Charlie Armstrong, the CIO for Customs and Border Protection, said his focus is to protect the data first and foremost and his systems a very close second.

Tags: technology , Charlie Armstrong , cloud computing , cybersecurity , mobile computing , big data , CIO survey , CXO Surveys , Jason Miller , exclusive , Ask the CIO

Tuesday - 10/21/2014, 03:39pm EDT
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Online Chat: Ask the CIO with CBP's Charlie Armstrong

Charlie Armstrong, the chief information officer at Customs and Border Protection, joins Federal News Radio to discuss his IT priorities, cloud computing, securing networks and systems, and workforce and morale issues, among other topics.

Tags: Charlie Armstrong , DHS , CXO Surveys , Ask the CIO , Jason Miller , online chat , cloud computing , cybersecurity , mobile computing , workforce , morale

Thursday - 10/30/2014, 01:00pm EDT

AFGE questions Ebola protection efforts for frontline feds

The American Federation of Government Employees wants mandatory safety guidelines for federal Ebola responders. Those include nurses, doctors and employees at agencies including the Transportation Security Administration and Customs and Border Protection. Among the union's priorities are better communication between agencies and universal protocols.

Tags: AFGE , J. David Cox Sr. , Ebola , Federal Drive , workforce , Centers for Disease Control and Prevention , Elise Garofalo

Thursday - 10/23/2014, 04:59pm EDT
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Charlie Armstrong, CIO, Customs and Border Protection

Federal chief information officers say overwhelmingly that cybersecurity is their top priority. That data is from the 2014 Federal News Radio Chief Information Officer survey. Charlie Armstrong is the chief information officer for the Customs and Border Protection directorate in the Homeland Security Department. On In Depth with Francis Rose, he told Federal News Radio executive editor Jason Miller how CBP's priorities begin and end with cybersecurity.

Tags: Charlie Armstrong , In Depth , Federal Drive

Tuesday - 10/21/2014, 04:04pm EDT
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Ebola and your job description

Over the coming weeks and months, many federal workers and military personnel will be involved in the fight to contain, then isolate and eliminate the disease. Senior Correspondent Mike Causey wonders what measures agencies will be taking to protect those workers.

Tags: Mike Causey , Mike Causeys Federal Report , workforce , ICE , Ebola

Monday - 10/20/2014, 02:00am EDT

Gil Kerlikowske, Commissioner, U.S. Customs and Border Protection

You might say Customs and Border Protection had a busy summer. The agency had to deal with a surge of unaccompanied minors. Tens of thousands of them flooded across the Mexican border. CBP handled all it with limited funding. It also faced claims that agents used excessive force at detention centers and against people trying to cross into the United States illegally. Commissioner Gil Kerlikowske joined Tom Temin on the Federal Drive to discuss the next steps.

Tags: Gil Kerlikowske , Tom Temin , Federal Drive , immigration , ICE

Monday - 10/13/2014, 03:32pm EDT
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