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Commerce, trade target of gov reorg (again)

John Marshall was at the Senate Governmental Affairs Committee in the mid-1990's and wrote the committee report on the president's power to merge agencies. He's currently co-founder of Government Transaction Services and joined The Federal Drive with Tom Temin with his perspective.

Tags: John Marshall , Senate Governmental Affairs Committee , Government Transaction Services , Barack Obama , government reorganization , management ,

Monday - 01/16/2012, 02:43pm EST
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Obama elevates SBA to Cabinet announces business website

As part of a sweeping government reorganization first unveiled nearly a year ago, President Barack Obama announced the elevation of the Small Business Administration to a cabinet-level agency.

Tags: SBA , Karen Mills , government reorganization , Barack Obama , BusinessUSA.gov

Friday - 01/13/2012, 03:37pm EST

Obama seeks power to merge agencies

A senior administration official says President Barack Obama will ask Congress for more power to streamline the government by merging agencies.

Tags: Barack Obama , management

Friday - 01/13/2012, 09:15am EST

Agencies demo one-stop FOIA portal

Federal employees who respond to Freedom of Information Act requests got their first look today at a new web portal designed to improve efficiency and transparency. The Environmental Protection Agency, the Commerce Department and the National Archives and Records Administration are basing the portal on Regulations.gov.

Tags: FOIA , Regulations.gov , transparency , open gov , Miriam Nisbet , EPA , OMB Watch , Gavin Baker , technology , Gov 2.0 , Emily Kopp

Thursday - 01/12/2012, 03:47pm EST
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2012 R&D budget winners and losers

An analysis by the American Association for the Advancement of Science found the 2012 budget for research and development will make investments into energy and environment research and cut R&D at the Defense Department and NASA.

Tags: American Association for the Advancement of Science , budget , research and development , DoD , NASA , Energy , NIST , NSF , innovation , Jolie Lee

Tuesday - 01/10/2012, 09:33am EST

CHCOs create speed dating for mentors, mentees

The Chief Human Capital Officers Council will hold speed matchmaking sessions each quarter starting in 2012 to pair up mentors and those who are looking for such support. Kathryn Medina, the executive director of the CHCO Council, said the success of the first speed mentoring session earlier this year presented an opportunity to address a long-standing need.

Tags: workforce , CHCO Council , OPM , Kathryn Medina , Fred Lang , mentoring , HCMF 2011 , Jason Miller , HR University , Pat Tamburrino , DoD

Wednesday - 11/16/2011, 05:35am EST
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FAA Meets NextGen Milestone

Ground satellite system gets go-ahead to expand nationwide

Tags: Next Generational Air Transportation System , GPS , DoD , DHS , DoT , FAA , President Bush , Bobby Sturgell , technology

Monday - 11/24/2008, 08:02pm EST

White House names new DoD head of acquisition, other management positions

The White House has started filling some of the key management positions across the government.

Tags: management , Barack Obama , Ashton Carter , Kathleen Merrigan , John Morton , Jon Cannon , Seth Harris , April Boyd , Tom Strickland , Steve Rattner , DoD , USDA , EPA , Labor , Interior , Treasury

Monday - 02/23/2009, 07:47pm EST
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