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Feds plan to shell out more money to get to work

Without Congressional action, the public transit benefit that many federal employees use to take the subway, bus or vanpool to work will decrease on Jan. 1 from $230 to $125 per month. Feds said, for the most part, they'll continue to use mass transit even if it costs them more to get to work.

Tags: mass transit benefit , NTEU , Colleen Kelley , Congress , Ben Cardin , Barbara Mikulski , Matthew Magazu , Shannon Richardson , Caroline Tiplin , Keith Eichenholz , HHS , Emily Kopp , telework , pay and benefits

Friday - 12/16/2011, 05:35am EST
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Senate examines DC-area disaster preparedness

A Senate homeland security subcommittee is set to examine whether the Washington area is prepared for natural or man-made disasters.

Tags: Congress , Senate , DHS , OPM , disaster preparedness

Wednesday - 12/07/2011, 04:44pm EST
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What did the first national EAS test sound like?

The nationwide test took place at 2 p.m. on Nov. 9.

Tags: EAS , FCC

Wednesday - 11/09/2011, 04:17pm EST
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What you should know about the national EAS test

Because of its unprecedented nature of the first EAS test, government officials don't know quite what to expect, the chief of the FCC public safety and homeland security bureau, Jamie Barnett, told the Federal Drive with Tom Temin and Amy Morris.

Tags: DHS , EAS alert , FCC , Jamie Barnett , Federal Drive , Tom Temin , Amy Morris

Friday - 11/04/2011, 12:09pm EDT
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Officials willing to 'bang heads' to bring DHS systems in line

The Department of Homeland Security expects an audit of its IT systems will bring relatively good news in two weeks. Last year's audit found 161 issues in technology systems throughout the agency. Those problems ranged from a lack of disaster recovery plans to the inability to block former employees from accessing department IT systems.

Tags: DHS , data , cybersecurity , technology , House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform , Todd Platts , Peggy Sherry , Robert West , James McCoy , financial management , IT reform , Emily Kopp

Friday - 10/28/2011, 03:05pm EDT
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Wednesday morning federal headlines - Oct. 26

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 , headlines , DoD , pay and benefits , DHS , Richard Spires

Wednesday - 10/26/2011, 08:28am EDT

FEMA's attempts to recoup improper payments set off new problems

FEMA has recovered just $3 million of $643 million in potentially improper disaster relief aid since Hurricane Katrina. But its attempts to recoup the money are setting off one senator and threatening to erupt into a public relations snafu.

Tags: Hurricane Katrina , inspector general , Richard Serino , Matt Jadacki , Maurice McTigue , George Mason University , disaster response , improper payments , fraud , financial management , DHS , Emily Kopp , Mark Pryor , Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee

Friday - 10/21/2011, 12:37pm EDT
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COOP/Disaster Recovery

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Originally Aired November 14th @ 3:05pm

Tags: technology , COOP , disaster recovery , david garratt , col. scott miller , Army , alec chalmers , Symantec , jim preissner , ViON , hitachi , Jim Flyzik , Tom Trezza

Friday - 10/20/2006, 11:05am EDT

Homeland Security: Inside & Out - March 24th, 2009

Cyber-terrorists perpetuating hoaxes, new requirements for maritime cargo, and managing risks at sporting events.

Tags: mngt , DHS , cybersecurity , Cori Dauber , Richard DiNucci , Kay Goss , Louis Marciani , Steve Jones , John Verrico

Friday - 03/20/2009, 08:10pm EDT
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