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Web 2.0 opens up rulemaking process

A website by Cornell University shows how federal rulemaking can become more transparent.

Tags: Collaboration Center , collaboration , social media , Facebook , Twitter , Cornell University , rulemaking , transparency , Open government , Gov 2.0

Tuesday - 01/18/2011, 12:05pm EST

New regs to improve hiring of college grads

OPM Director Berry said agencies are commenting on the rules to implement President Obama's executive order to bring college graduates more easily into the government. Berry also wants Congress to change the law so feds who want to retire can phase in their exit and act as mentors.

Tags: pay and benefits , management , John Berry , Ray Lahood , Shaun Donovan , OPM , HUD , Partnership for Public Service , hiring reforms , Pathways , Jason Miller

Wednesday - 05/04/2011, 07:29am EDT

Congress continues negotiations; Feds frustration grows

President Obama expects to have an answer Friday morning about whether a shutdown can be averted. Meanwhile agencies have new guidance from OMB on how to prepare to close down their offices. Federal workers vent frustrations and ask questions during a town hall meeting sponsored by Rep. Jim Moran.

Tags: management , shutdown , Barack Obama , John Boehner , Harry Reid , Jim Moran , OPM , OMB , Congress , Dina Long , NTEU , Dan Adcock , NARFE , AFGE , SSA , FAA , Jason Miller , budget , furlough , budget 2011

Friday - 04/08/2011, 07:08am EDT
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DoD, Energy lead in open source technology

OFSA conducted a survey to point out which departments and agencies were best using open source technologies.

Tags: Open government , OSFA , DoD , DoE , HHS , DHS , cloud , John Buckner

Tuesday - 03/08/2011, 03:57pm EST
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Many agencies are not under a hiring freeze

Federal News Radio surveyed 10 agencies to find out how they are preparing for a shutdown, and how operating under a continuing resolution is affecting their operations.

Tags: management , pay and benefits , shutdown , OMB , SBA , Transportation , GPO , HUD , Justice , NASA , State , Commerce , Energy , NRC , hiring freeze , John Buckner

Thursday - 03/03/2011, 07:46pm EST

DoT intern program prepares women for career in transportation

The internship program at the Department of Transportation's Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization (OSDBU) trains women to pursue jobs in transportation.

Tags: Angelic Washington , Brandon Neal , OSDBU , internship , management , minority , Dorobek Insider

Tuesday - 11/16/2010, 04:00pm EST
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ARMY to revive blimps for combat?

The Army and the U.S. Transportation Command are investigating whether updated airships can be revived for both combat and humanitarian troop movement.

Tags: DoD Report , blimp , Army , combat , Space and Missile Defense Commanded , Northrop Grumman

Tuesday - 11/16/2010, 09:40am EST

Cyberflaw found in DOT stimulus system

While Transportation officials say they haven't detected any incidents, but it isn't clear whether DOT's security problems could impact Recovery.gov or FederalReporting.gov.

Tags: Federal Drive , Cybersecurity Update , cybersecurity

Tuesday - 10/26/2010, 09:30am EDT

OSHA says stop texting behind the wheel

Because motor vehicle crashes are a leading cause of worker fatalities, OSHA and DOT are teaming up to combat distracted driving. OSHA's David Michaels has details.

Tags: Federal Drive , OSHA , DOL , management , texting while driving , distracted driving , David Michaels , Suzanne Kubota

Friday - 10/15/2010, 10:41am EDT
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Feds have new option for getting around D.C.

OPM, GSA and DoT sign on to offer bicycle sharing through the Capital Bikeshare Program in the city. OPM bought a corporate membership for 300 employees to use the bikes to get to meetings or for exercise for up to 30 minutes for free.

Tags: pay and benefits , John Berry , Martha Johnson , Roy Kienit , OPM , GSA , Gabe Klein , Washington D.C. DoT , bikeshare program , Jason Miller , Greening of Government: transportation , green government , Greening of Government: people

Tuesday - 10/05/2010, 07:15am EDT
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