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Navy name change comes with costs

House Bill HR 24 and its 400 hundred co-sponsors are proposing a change to the name of the Department of the Navy to the Department of the Navy and Marine Corps. Rep. Walter Jones (R-NC) says it's not a slam dunk. He explains why.

Tags: Navy , USMC , Walter Jones , mngt

Monday - 04/26/2010, 10:48am EDT
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Who can, and can't, speak freely about the budget?

Office of Management and Budget director Peter Orszag says he has expedited the review over allegations that a career budget examiner threatened a budget employee in the Office of Personnel Management inspector general's office.

Tags: OMB , OPM , IG , Fred Hitz , CIA , ethics , budget

Monday - 02/01/2010, 10:40am EST
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Connolly proposes rewards for teleworkers

Rep. Gerry Connolly wants OPM to increase the number of teleworkers and find out how many agencies keep them on the job during office closures, which could be keeping the numbers down. Connolly is also asking Metro officials how they can avoid snow shutdowns for above-ground metro and bus service used by 40% of federal commuters.

Tags: Congressional Spotlight , Gerry Connolly , telework , Metro , OPM ,

Thursday - 02/11/2010, 10:08am EST
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Contractors and campaign finance

Lawmakers said they might counter the recent Supreme Court ruling on campaign money, along with the blizzard of special interest spending that could result, by making corporations and unions come clean about which campaign ads they are sponsoring and how much they are shelling out.

Tags: contracting , campaign finance , Debra Roth , Shaw, Bransford & Roth

Thursday - 02/11/2010, 09:40am EST
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Forget the shutdown - Here comes the debt limit

Susan Irving, GAO's director for federal budget analysis, has details of the report on the government's fast-approaching debt limit.

Tags: budget , shutdown , Susan Irving , GAO , debt limit , accountability , Dorobek Insider

Wednesday - 02/23/2011, 03:05pm EST
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Dr. Rajiv Shah projected to move from Agriculture to USAID

The current USDA Undersecretary is the White House choice to take over as head of the development agency.

Tags: management , USAID , State Department , Jamie Zimmerman , New America Foundation

Tuesday - 12/01/2009, 07:49pm EST
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