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Senate leaves Social Security's Colvin, others, waiting for confirmation

The Senate left Washington without confirming several of President Barack Obama's nominees for the executive branch, including Carolyn Colvin, his choice to lead the Social Security Administration.

Tags: Carolyn Colvin , SSA , Don Kettl , people , Nani Coloretti , Michael Carroll , USAID , Sharon Block , NLRB , Rhea Suh , Fish and Wildlife Service , Debo Adegbile , NHTSA , workforce , Congress , Senate , Emily Kopp

Monday - 09/22/2014, 12:24pm EDT

Marion Mollegen McFadden, Housing and Urban Development

When Hurricane Sandy rocked the East Coast in 2012, Marion Mollegen McFadden came to the rescue. As the executive director of the Hurricane Sandy Rebuilding Task Force, she led the interagency effort to provide support to communities affected by the storm. Now, she's a finalist in the Management Excellence category for this year's Service to America Medal. She joined Tom Temin on the Federal Drive to discuss her nomination. View a gallery of the Sammies finalists.

Tags: Marion Mollegen McFadden , Federal Drive , Tom Temin

Monday - 09/08/2014, 09:51am EDT
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McFadden spins many plates in Hurricane Sandy relief effort

Marion Mollegen McFadden of HUD helps coordinate the work of numerous government agencies in providing relief to the survivors of the Hurricane Sandy.

Tags: Marion Mollegen McFadden , Sammies , Service to America Medals , Federal Drive , people , Hurricane Sandy

Friday - 09/12/2014, 01:05pm EDT

Cloud, budget reductions helping CIOs pull IT out of the shadows

NASA CIO Larry Sweet has mandated enterprise services first for all commodity IT. Other agencies, such as GSA and Interior, are trying to find the right balance between giving field offices latitude and rigid IT requirements.

Tags: technology , shadow IT , Sonny Hashmi , GSA , Larry Sweet , NASA , Sylvia Burns , Interior , Rafael Diaz , cloud computing , Jason Miller

Thursday - 09/11/2014, 04:12am EDT

Senate confirms Julian Castro as HUD secretary

The Senate easily confirmed San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro on Wednesday to head the Department of Housing and Urban Development.

Tags: Senate , Julian Castro , people

Wednesday - 07/09/2014, 05:30pm EDT

HUD names Diaz as new CIO

Rafael Diaz is named as the new HUD chief information officer, replacing Jerry Williams.

Tags: people , Rafael Diaz , Shaun Donovan , Jerry Williams , Jason Miller

Monday - 06/23/2014, 04:58pm EDT

FBI, HUD investigate state official in bid-rigging scheme

Walter Guillory, the former executive director the Lafayette Housing Authority and Opelousas Housing Authority, both in Louisiana, pleaded guilty to bid-rigging and wire fraud.

Tags: Crime of the Week , Ciera Crawford , Justice Department

Friday - 06/13/2014, 04:00am EDT

OMB nominee Donovan promises to build on predecessor's success, progress

HUD Secretary Shaun Donovan told the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee that connecting the management side with the budget side would better ensure financial and programmatic successes. Lawmakers pressed Donovan on his commitment to implement the DATA Act and reduce duplicative programs.

Tags: management , OMB , Shaun Donovan , Tom Carper , Tom Coburn , Rob Portman , DATA Act , Jason Miller

Thursday - 06/12/2014, 04:06am EDT
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Sara Meyers, Housing and Urban Development Department

The Service to America Medals honor federal employees who go above and beyond their job descriptions to serve the public. Federal News Radio will be speaking to the finalists. The Housing and Urban Development Department launched a data-analysis program in 2010 to monitor federal housing programs. Two years later, Hurricane Sandy put the system to the test. Sara Meyers co-developed the program called HUDStat. She now runs the Sandy Program Management Office, which applies data analysis to the $50 billion Sandy recovery effort. She joined Jason Miller on the Federal Drive to discuss HUDStat and the progress it has made. Read a Q&A with Sara Meyers.

Tags: Sara Myers , Service to America Medals , Federal Drive , Jason Miller

Monday - 06/09/2014, 08:50am EDT
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