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The federal CIO said he's not concerned that the administration's cloud initiative will fall victim to the same types of roadblocks lawmakers set out for e-government seven years ago. VanRoekel said members of Congress need data on the value cloud computing brings. He also said vendor management organizations and mobile computing are among his short term priorities.
The board that oversees the Thrift Savings Plan is reminding federal employees that their G Fund investments are safe — even if the government reaches the debt ceiling and cannot issue new securities to the G fund.
Agencies already are under the gun to put their public communications into plain language. A congressman behind the original effort now wants to get rid of government jargon in federal regulations.
The Office of Personnel Management is trying to tackle its retirement services backlog with more staff and upgraded technology.
Every day that passes brings your agency a bit closer to automatic spending cuts under sequestration. If Congress can't figure something else out, the process of reducing spending by $1.2 trillion over 10 years will start, with the 2013 budget. But any deal to avoid sequestration probably won't happen anytime before the election, said Erik Wasson, reporter for the Hill newspaper
There is a new "Jaws 4" movie taking shape and federal and postal workers may play prominent roles as the primary bait. Check it out, if you dare, Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says.
Tom Shoop, editor-in-chief of Government Executive magazine, joined In Depth with Francis Rose to discuss the administration's federal reorganization's likelihood of actually moving forward.
Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) will introduce legislation to create a non-profit for adopting military dogs once they retire.
President Barack Obama has asked Congress for the power to merge federal agencies in an effort to make government more efficient and consumer friendly. Obama will call on Congress to give him a type of consolidation authority last held by a president when Ronald Reagan was in office. Analysts and former government insiders congratulate the president for the massive plan to streamline services. But they warn it will be tricky.
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