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HHS says only one browser will work on Grants.gov

Latest problems add to ongoing challenges to site. GAO also issues new report detailing governance issues.

Tags: technology , contracting , Rick Clark , HHS , OMB , GAO , Interior , TCG , Symplicity , National Grants Partnership , David Cassidy , Grants.gov , FedBizopps.gov

Thursday - 07/16/2009, 03:50pm EDT

Agencies need rules before bringing jobs in-house

Rep. Issa says acquisition reform must begin with defining inherently governmental. He also proposes to use third parties to help write contract requirements.

Tags: contracting , Rep. Darrell Issa , Jeff Liebman , OMB , Oversight and Government Reform Committee , DoD , U.S. Chamber of Commerce , acquisition reform , inherently governmental , workforce , In-sourcing , A-76 , P&B

Thursday - 06/25/2009, 06:44am EDT
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Agencies reduce energy usage by 12.4 percent in 2008

All but three departments met the goal to cut down the amount of energy they use by 9 percent. Agencies also expected to spend more than a billion dollars in 2009 on energy efficient projects. GSA's new rule goes into effect today requiring new leases to have an Energy Star rating.

Tags: management , James Sullivan , Richard Kidd , Kevin Kampschroer , GSA , VA , Federal Energy Management Program , House Veterans Affairs Committee , Green buildings , energy efficiency , Energy Star

Thursday - 10/01/2009, 06:54am EDT
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SPECIAL REPORT: DHS focuses cyber research on commercial market

DHS science and technology: A vision of what's possible - Part one of FederalNewsRadio's look into how the directorate moves ideas to the market.

Tags: technology , Doug Maughan , Tom Cellucci , DHS , DoD , NSF , NASA , Telcordia , Secure64 , Ironkey , cybersecurity

Thursday - 05/14/2009, 07:32am EDT

Federal R&D efforts could get boost

NSF, NIST and Energy continue to receive increases on way to doubling budget by 2017. Overall, R&D across government increases only slightly. OSTP will create a dashboard to measure effectiveness of federal R&D efforts.

Tags: technology , John Holdren , Aneesh Chopra , White House , OSTP , NASA , NSF , NIST , USDA , education , Smithsonian , research and development , R&D dashboard , budget , FY 2011 budget

Tuesday - 02/02/2010, 06:40am EST
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Monday morning federal headlines - Oct. 17

The Morning Federal Newscast is a daily compilation of the stories you hear Federal Drive hosts Tom Temin and Amy Morris discuss throughout the show each day. The Newscast is designed to give FederalNewsRadio.com users more information about the stories you hear on the air.

Tags: Federal Drive , Federal Drive newscast , Tom Temin , Amy Morris , USAJobs , Navy , agile IT

Monday - 10/17/2011, 08:40am EDT

Navy takes lifecycle view of energy costs in acquisitions

The Navy is spending hundreds of millions of dollars to find alternatives to fossil fuels. A parallel effort aims to engrain energy efficiency into the way the service buys the ships and planes it will own for the next few decades.

Tags: DoD , Navy , alternative energy , acquisition , acquisition policy , jim thomsen , jo decker , terry blake , Ray Mabus , Green government , Jared Serbu , DoD Report

Monday - 10/17/2011, 05:45am EDT
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Friday morning federal headlines - Oct. 7

The Morning Federal Newscast is a daily compilation of the stories you hear Federal Drive hosts Tom Temin and Amy Morris discuss throughout the show each day. The Newscast is designed to give FederalNewsRadio.com users more information about the stories you hear on the air.

Tags: Federal Drive , Federal Drive newscast , Tom Temin , Amy Morris , Solyndra , Oracle , GSA , NTEU , data center consolidation , Steven Van Roekel ,

Friday - 10/07/2011, 09:00am EDT

Clean energy loan program director leaving Obama admin

The head of the Energy Department's embattled clean energy loan program is leaving in what officials called a planned departure.

Tags: Steven Chu , jonathan silver , clean energy , Solyndra

Thursday - 10/06/2011, 06:23pm EDT

Task force to align feds' performance with agency goals

Agency leaders, employee unions and associations are recommending ways to improve upon the age-old problem of supervision in the federal workforce. They're hoping to reassure employees that they're being treated fairly, while showing the public that the government is working efficiently. The President's Labor-Management Council is reviewing the plan.

Tags: workforce , national council on federal-labor management relat , Federal Managers Association , Jessica Klement , Mike Kane , OPM , Justin Johnson , management , emilly kopp , national council on federal-labor management relat , national council on federal-labor management relat , national council on federal-labor management relat , National Council on Federal-Labor Management Relat

Tuesday - 09/27/2011, 06:02am EDT
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