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WFED's Jason Miller brings the latest on the deficit commission's recommendations that impact federal employees.
Auditors look at how 24 agencies secure their wireless networks and find some progress, but many of the same problems that GAO found in 2005.
Stan Collender, director of federal budget policy for Qorvis Communications, explained what the options are for the pay freeze proposal in Congress.
The commissioner of the Federal Acquisition Service wants to take his organization to new heights in how it serves its agency and vendor customers. FAS saw its revenue grow to $52 billion in 2010, but Kempf wants to offer more services and meet its customers' needs better to increase its revenue. FAS will require all new schedule contract offers and modifications to be done electronically by the end of 2011.
Under secretary Carter issued a new memo requiring the use of a new methodology for all business applications worth more than $1 million. DoD has more than 156 systems that meet that requirement.
Congress expanded the Office of Special Counsel's role to handle half of all claims by veterans under the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act. Previously, OSC just brought claims before the MSPB, but now it will handle them from beginning to end.
The administration issued a new memo to help agencies implement the Plan Writing Act. Agencies have a set of deadlines to meet over the next year as part of the law.
The Republican said lawmakers too often don't understand management, and that impacts agencies' resources, especially around training. Voinovich said feds should be more vocal in explaining their need for support in reforming agency management. Voinovich is retiring after 12 years in the Senate, including the last six as ranking member of the subcommittee that oversees federal workforce issues.
The Navy has a new chief information officer. Terry Halvorsen received the promotion today from Secretary Ray Mabus.
Sen. George Voinovich (R-Oh.) speaks to Jason Miller about ways agencies can improve federal management.