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Scott Amey, General Counsel, Project on Government Oversight

This month a wealth of data detailing stimulus and Hurricane Sandy spending disappeared from the website recovery.gov. The Recovery Accountability Transparency Board says it can't afford to renew its contract with Dun & Bradstreet for use of its Data Universal Numbering System (DUNS). Yet, businesses that receive federal funds are identified solely by DUNS. There is no alternative for where the government gets that data and Dun & Bradstreet controls how it is used. Scott Amey, general counsel for the Project On Government Oversight, joined Tom Temin on the Federal Drive to discuss the matter.

Tags: Project on Government Oversight , Tom Temin , Federal Drive , recovery.org , DUNS number , Scott Amey

Tuesday - 10/07/2014, 02:01pm 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 , HUD ,

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

Steve Cauffman, lead for the Disaster Resilience Framework, NIST

The massive mudslide in Washington State is the most recent example of the need for resilience in the face of disaster. The National Institutes of Standards and Technology is launching the Disaster Resilience Initiative. It will help communities recover from the aftermath of natural disasters such as the mudslide or Superstorm Sandy, which struck New York and New Jersey in 2012. Steve Cauffman, lead for the Disaster Resilience Framework at NIST, spoke to Tom Temin on the Federal Drive about the initiative's expected impact.

Tags: NIST , Disaster Resilience Framework , disaster response , mudslide , Federal Drive

Friday - 03/28/2014, 10:11am EDT
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At a glance: 3 months later, Sandy losses mount

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Tuesday - 01/29/2013, 11:34am EST

ELC to begin processing refunds this week

Organizers for the Executive Leadership Conference, which was canceled this year because of Hurricane Sandy, said they will begin processing refunds this week.

Tags: ELC , Kenneth Allen , ACT-IAC , industry

Wednesday - 11/14/2012, 06:21pm EST

Fiscal Cliff, Freddie, Fannie & Jobs

On this week's Bloomberg Government Capital Impact show, analysts will discuss how the fiscal cliff crisis is impacting businesses. Also, what does the future look like for Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae?
December 13, 2012

Tags: acquisition , fiscal cliff , sequestration , Freddie Mac , Fannie Mae , Robert Litan , Tony Costello , deficit reduction , spending cuts , Congress , Nela Richardson , loans , Allen Scott , Bloomberg Government , Capital Impact

Thursday - 12/13/2012, 06:53pm EST
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Agencies turn to social media to engage public in an emergency

During Hurricane Sandy, agencies like FEMA and NOAA used various social media platforms to communicate with the public. They were able to dispel rumors and follow the situation on the ground as it unfolded.

Tags: Justin Herman , Federal Drive , technology , SMS message , texting , Facebook , Twitter , social media , Michael OConnell , Federal Social Media Registry , GSA

Tuesday - 12/11/2012, 12:37pm EST
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$20B in Defense MAC's & e-health records stand up to Sandy

On this week's Capital Impact show, analysts examine multiple award contracts at the Defense Department and how e-health records helped patients during Hurricane Sandy.

Tags: Multiple award contracts , e-health records , DoD , BGOV , Brian Friel , Suzanne Levingston , Allen Scott , acquisition , Capital Impact

Thursday - 11/29/2012, 11:12am EST
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Help out a fellow fed

It's great to donate money to starving children overseas and to support charities, hospitals and rescue animals. But there are times when there is nothing wrong with turning inward and helping people, even fellow federal workers and retirees, closer to home, Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says. Like now...

Tags: Mike Causey , Federal Report , workforce , FEEA

Friday - 11/23/2012, 02:00am EST

Hurricane Sandy offers Army lesson in social media best practices

The Pentagon's Office of the Chief of Public Affairs is training the military's social media practitioners how to get information out quickly, securely and, most importantly, accurately during emergencies like the recent superstorm that hit the East Coast.

Tags: social media , Twitter , Facebook , Dale Sweetnam , Army , DoD , technology , Federal Drive , Michael OConnell

Tuesday - 11/13/2012, 09:35am EST
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