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SBA gets squarely behind startup roundtables

As part of the White House's Startup America initiative, senior Obama Administration officials will visit eight cities to meet with entrepreneurs and hear directly from them on ideas and suggestions for reducing barriers and regulations to build a more supportive environment for entrepreneurship and innovation. We learn more about it from SBA's Sean Greene.

Tags: SBA , management , roundtables , Sean Greene

Tuesday - 03/01/2011, 09:41am EST

U.S. forces repositioned near Libya

The U.S. military is moving naval and air forces into position around Libya as Western countries weigh possible intervention against Moammar Gadhafi's regime.

Tags: DoD Report , Pentagon , Libya

Tuesday - 03/01/2011, 09:40am EST

How to prepare for contracting during a shutdown

It's not just federal employees that are concerned about the potential government shutdown. We get tips on how contractors should be preparing from federal sales consultant Rob Guerra.

Tags: contracting , shutdown , furlough , Rob Guerra , Guerra Kiviat

Tuesday - 03/01/2011, 09:31am EST

Cyberattacks pose threat to states too

Cyberattacks on state and federal databases are "one of the nation's greatest emerging threats", warned Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley.

Tags: Cybersecurity Update , cybersecurity , Martin O'Malley

Tuesday - 03/01/2011, 09:30am EST

Navy cutting officers and senior enlisted

Navy's proposed budget focuses on improving capabilities to counter threats while continuing to care for service members, civilians, and their families. Secretary Ray Mabus explains how it's all getting done.

Tags: FY 2011 , budget , Navy , management , FY 2012 , Ray Mabus , Suzanne Kubota

Tuesday - 03/01/2011, 09:08am EST

Gates warns against more land wars

Defense Secretary Robert Gates warned against committing the military to big land wars in Asia or the Middle East, saying anyone proposing otherwise "should have his head examined."

Tags: DoD Update , Robert Gates , defense , DoD

Monday - 02/28/2011, 10:40am EST

Fmr OPM Dir. King: Shutdown is guerrilla theater

The director of OPM during the Shutdown of '95 sees some similarities and some differences from this year's situation. Jim King explains.

Tags: shutdown , budget , lessons learned , Jim King , OPM , pay debate , Suzanne Kubota , pay and benefits

Monday - 02/28/2011, 10:08am EST

Monday Morning Federal Newscast - February 28th

EADS hints at Boeing challenge Chris Vein tapped as deputy U.S. CTO

Tags: newscast

Monday - 02/28/2011, 09:06am EST

Two week, short-term funding bill likely to pass Congress

With only a week left before federal spending authority runs out, both parties have sought to preemptively blame the other if a shutdown does occur. The Hill's Erik Wasson explains what's next.

Tags: budget , continuing resolution , shutdown , The Hill , Erik Wasson , Suzanne Kubota

Monday - 02/28/2011, 08:08am EST

In shutdown scenario, do's and don'ts of TSP

With a potential shutdown, feds looking for monetary relief would have to finalize it before operations cease.

Tags: Art Stein , shutdown , TSP , furlough , budget , pay and benefits , financial planning , John Buckner

Friday - 02/25/2011, 11:56am EST
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