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Good recognition for great feds on the Senate floor

Three Pentagon Force Protection Agency officers responded when a lone gunman opened fire at the main entrance to the Pentagon on March 4, 2010. We learn more in this encomium from Sen. Ted Kaufman.

Tags: Federal Drive , Ted Kaufman , Public Service Recognition Week , Pentagon Force Protection Agency , Marvin Caraway , Jeffrey Amos , Colin Richards

Tuesday - 05/04/2010, 11:31am EDT

Analysis: Agency budget uncertainty is justified

Agency budgets are about to hit the chopping block, and none too soon. Congressional expert and Senior Editor of American Banker, Jodi Schneider, says to expect continuing resolutions come the fall.

Tags: Federal Drive , Jodi Schneider , FY 2011 budget

Wednesday - 04/28/2010, 10:50am EDT

JPDO's Karlin Toner explains progress on FAA's NextGen system

House Transportation subcommittee asked for updates from program head, Transportation IG, and GAO.

Tags: management , technology , best practices , House Transportation Committee , Federal Aviation Administration , NextGen , Karlin Toner , Government Accountability Office , GAO

Tuesday - 04/27/2010, 02:48pm EDT

Politics and Your 2011 Pay Raise

The low-ball 1.4 percent pay raise the White House has proposed for federal workers and military personnel may be a poker chip politicians will use over the summer. Senior Correspondent Mike Causey tells why the 2011 pay raise isn't chiseled in stone.

Tags: P&B , Mike Causey , pay raise , SEA , Carol Bonosaro , SES

Tuesday - 04/27/2010, 04:00am EDT

Navy may get a name change

The Navy may be changing its name soon from the Department of the Navy to the Department of the Navy and the Marine Corps. Jodi Schneider, Senior Editor in the Washington Bureau of the American Banker, has details on this an what else is moving on the Hill.

Tags: Navy , Marine Corps , USMC , Jodi Schneider , American Banker

Wednesday - 04/21/2010, 09:39am EDT

The climate of EPA and climate change explained

U.S. energy companies and manufacturers are adamant that the Senate climate bill pre-empt the states and the EPA's Clean Air Act authority to control greenhouse gases. National Journal's Margaret Kriz Hobson, energy and environmental correspondent has details.

Tags: mngt , EPA , policy , National Journal , Margaret Kriz Hobson ,

Tuesday - 04/20/2010, 10:30am EDT

Defense acquisition reform bill coming from House Armed Services Committee

Committee Chairman Ike Skelton says fixing the acquisition system at the Department of Defense is a bipartisan goal.

Tags: contracting , best practices , Defense , DoD , Pentagon , defense department , Ike Skelton , Defense Acquisition Reform Panel , Rob Andrews

Monday - 04/19/2010, 05:50pm EDT

One man's pork is another man's stimulus

OMB says earmarks are on the decline, but what exactly is being considered an earmark? Jodi Schneider, Senior Editor with American Banker has details.

Tags: budget , earmarks , pork , Jodi Schneider , American Banker , stimulus , constituent service

Wednesday - 04/14/2010, 09:34am EDT

The Senator from Delaware rises to praise federal workers

With the return of Congress this week, one lawmaker intends to return to his weekly ritual: delivering a floor speech in the United States Senate in praise of an exemplary federal employee. Delaware Senator Ted Kaufman says he will continue the weekly tributes through the end of his term this year.

Tags: newsstand , Ted Kaufman , Senate , Partnership for Public Service , Vice President Biden , Max Cacas

Tuesday - 04/13/2010, 07:00am EDT

Teleworking and the Bizarro-fed

Two bills in Congress would "require that all federal workers be considered eligible for telework unless the agency shows they are ineligible."

Tags: technology , TANDBERG Telework Center , telework , OPM , John Berry

Monday - 03/29/2010, 12:41am EDT
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