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Mica calls for GSA to fire official embroiled in scandal

Rep. John Mica (R-Fla.) is calling for the General Services Administration to stop paying an official at the center of the conference spending scandal.

Tags: House , GSA , Dan Tangherlini , Jeff Neely , Shakeup at GSA

Tuesday - 04/24/2012, 03:11pm EDT

Former GSA officials to appear before House committee, but not expected to say much

Oversight and Government Reform Committee subpoenas Jeff Neely, PBS region 9 commissioner, to appear. Along with Neely, PBS Deputy Commissioner David Foley and former Administrator Martha Johnson are on the witness list. The Transportation and Infrastructure Committee also is expected to hear from GSA Deputy Administrator Susan Brita, CFO Alison Doone and event planner Lisa Daniels.

Tags: management , GSA , Darrell Issa , House Oversight and Government Reform Commitee , House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee , Senate Environment and Public Works Commitee , Congress , House , Senate , Jeff Neely , David Foley , Martha Johnson , Bob Peck , Susan Brita , Brian Miller , Shakeup at GSA , oversight , Jason Miller

Monday - 04/16/2012, 06:00am EDT

Holmes Norton: The GSA problem has been 'cured'

As lawmakers gear up for the first of several congressional hearings about the spending scandal at the General Services Administration, District of Columbia delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton told In Depth with Francis Rose that the inspector general and the president have "already cured the problem."

Tags: In Depth , Eleanor Holmes Norton , GSA , Shakeup at GSA , Congress , fed bashing

Monday - 04/09/2012, 07:17pm EDT
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House probes 'questionable' spending on GSA awards

During a briefing Wednesday with General Services Administration Inspector General Brian Miller, members of Congress learned of a GSA program that awarded employees $200,000 worth of electronics and gift cards. Congressmen Jeff Denham and John Mica have now asked the IG for the internal report.

Tags: General Services Administration , Jeff Denham , spending scandal , congressional hearing

Friday - 04/06/2012, 04:43pm EDT
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Rep. Mica: IG report is 'just the tip of the iceberg' of problems at GSA

The chairman of the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee said he will hold a hearing when Congress returns from recess on the scathing IG report and other shortcoming at GSA's Public Building Service. Scott Amey of POGO said the management failures at GSA show a systemic problem.

Tags: management , oversight , GSA , Dan Tangherlini , House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee , Scott Amey , Project on Government Oversight , waste, fraud and abuse , Jason Miller , Congress

Wednesday - 04/04/2012, 05:06am EDT
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FTC: Proposed relocation 'wholly unnecessary'

The four sitting commissioners of the Federal Trade Commission have "grave concerns" about a House committee's plan to relocate the agency out of its historic Pennsylvania Ave. location into a privately held building in Southwest, Washington D.C. Eileen Harrington, FTC's executive director, joined In Depth with Francis Rose to discuss a plan in Congress that would require the FTC to relocate to make room for the National Gallery of Art.

Tags: FTC , House Congress , Eileen Harrington , National Gallery of Art , federal building

Wednesday - 03/14/2012, 10:01pm EDT
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Obama signs bill modernizing aviation system

President Barack Obama has signed legislation Tuesday that modernizes the nation's aviation system, speeding up the nation's switch from radar to an air traffic control system based on GPS technology. The law also opens up the skies to military, commercial and privately-owned unmanned drones.

Tags: FAA , budget , Congress , NextGen , National Air Traffic Controllers Association

Tuesday - 02/14/2012, 06:33pm EST

House approves 'civilian BRAC' bill

The House has passed a bill that would set up a commission to help decide which unused buildings the government can dispose of.

Tags: Congress , House , Jeff Denham , civilian BRAC , OMB , federal buildings , federal real property

Tuesday - 02/07/2012, 04:06pm EST
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