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OMB's Kathy Stack's impact on government shouldn't be overlooked

Kathy Stack who spent the last 28 years at the Office of Management and Budget, was the quiet leader behind the move toward evidence-based decision making over the last few years.

Tags: People , Technology , USDA , Charles McClam , OMB , Kathy Stack , Ann Dunkin , Inside the Reporters Notebook , Jason Miller

Monday - 03/02/2015, 05:03am EST

Ann Dunkin named CIO at EPA

Ann Dunkin has been named chief information officer at the Environmental Protection Agency. Her first day on the job was Monday, Feb. 23. Dunkin previously served as senior adviser to EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy.

Tags: Ann Dunkin , CIO , Women of Washington , Aileen Black , Gigi Schumm , Technology , Congress , nominations

Tuesday - 02/24/2015, 05:36pm EST

Kevin Collins, Spokesman, Office of Inspector General, EPA

Potential fraud at the Environmental Protection Agency is attracting congressional attention. Members asked EPA's Office of Inspector General to investigate a specific case involving a senior policy Adviser at the agency named John Beale. Kevin Collins is spokesman for EPA OIG and contributed to its report. On In Depth with Francis Rose, he explained the details of the case and why Congress is paying attention.

Tags: Kevin Collins , OIG , inspector general , In Depth

Friday - 02/20/2015, 05:20pm EST
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EPA aims to please employees with short-term projects

For the agency, the Skills Marketplace offers a new way to get work done without more staff or resources. For employees, it provides a chance to build skills and make connections without giving up their day jobs.

Tags: John Reeder , Noha Gaber , Wing Yeung , Janice Weiner , workforce , career development , employee engagement , Emily Kopp

Wednesday - 02/18/2015, 07:00am EST
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John Reeder, Deputy Chief of Staff, and Noha Gaber, EPA

Online dating has come to the EPA. It's not a romantic thing, but the concept is similar. The agency's new skills marketplace lets employees apply for projects throughout the agency. If selected, they get to do the new work, develop their skills and meet new colleagues all without leaving their day jobs. Now other agencies are paying attention. Federal News Radio Reporter Emily Kopp spoke with John Reeder, the EPA deputy chief of staff, and Noha Gaber, the acting director of internal communications. John explains why the EPA launched the marketplace.

Tags: John Reeder , Noha Gaber , Emily Kopp , In Depth

Tuesday - 02/17/2015, 04:44pm EST
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Federal technology chairs shuffle at SEC, NASA

The Securities and Exchange Commission is promoting from within for its new chief information officer. NASA is losing a key senior technology executive to retirement.

Tags: People , Technology , NASA , Gary Cox , SEC , Pam Dyson , Ann Dunkin , Tom Bayer , Inside the Reporters Notebook , Jason Miller

Monday - 02/16/2015, 05:21am EST

Bill targets pornography viewing on agency computers

Rep. Mark Meadows (R-N.C.) introduced a new bill to stop federal employees from using work computers to watch pornography.

Tags: Mark Meadows , cybersecurity , Technology , House , Congress , pornography , Sean McCalley

Wednesday - 02/11/2015, 05:32pm EST

IGs face obstacles, delays in accessing agency records

A trio of inspectors general told the House Committee on Oversight & Government Reform today about obstacles they routinely encounter in obtaining records as part of their investigations into potential wrongdoing.

Tags: oversight , whistleblower , OIG , inspector general , Inspector General Act of 1978 , Michael Horowitz , Justice Department , FBI , Arthur Elkins , CSB , Kathy Buller , Peace Corps , sexual assaults , House Oversight and Goverment Reform Committee , House , Michael OConnell

Tuesday - 02/03/2015, 04:23pm EST

Dr. Winslow Sargeant, Chief Counsel for Advocacy, Small Business Administration

He's been the voice for the farmer when EPA regulations call for spilled milk to be treated like an oil spill. Advocacy is about relieving unnecessary burden for small businesses without losing sight of the goal of the regulation. Dr. Winslow Sargeant is chief counsel for advocacy at the Small Business Administration's Office of Advocacy. Today is his last day on the job. Before leaving, he joined the Federal Drive with Tom Temin to review his time at the agency,

Tags: Winslow Sargeant , Small Business Administration , Tom Temin , Federal Drive , farming ,

Friday - 01/23/2015, 09:28am EST
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Dispatch from the middle of the pack: EPA struggles with morale and 'green ceiling'

EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy analyzes her agency's poor showing on the list of "Best Places to Work in the Federal Government."

Tags: Gina McCarthy , Best Places to Work , workforce , diversity , Emily Kopp

Wednesday - 12/10/2014, 05:57am EST
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