bnv.fnr.search/tags;tile=1;pos=top;sz=728x90;ord=
5:20 am, October 23, 2014

Search Result

Search Tags:  Jolie Lee

White House selects innovation fellows for five federal projects

U.S. Chief Technology Officer Todd Park is naming 18 innovation fellows today to work on five "high-impact" federal IT projects.

Tags: White House , Todd Park , technology , Innovation Fellows Program , Blue Button , open government , innovation , Ruben Gomez

Thursday - 08/23/2012, 11:59am EDT
Listen

TSA labor deal includes revamped performance reviews, due process

The historic labor agreement covering 45,000 transportation security officers (TSOs) overhauls the current pay-for-performance system, puts in place a grievance process for workplace disputes and increases the uniform allowance.

Tags: John Gage , AFGE , TSA , TSOs , workforce , pay and benefits , union , DHS

Friday - 08/03/2012, 11:26am EDT
Listen

TriWest to stop challenge to DoD's TRICARE contract

Phoenix-based TriWest Healthcare Alliance will end its challenge to the Defense Department's award of the TRICARE West Region contract to UnitedHealth. The decision comes weeks after the GAO dismissed TwiWest's protest.

Tags: TriWest , UnitedHealth , Scott Celley , pay and benefits , DoD , TRICARE , Jared Serbu ,

Friday - 07/13/2012, 07:28pm EDT

GOP caucus budget cuts feds' retirement, health benefits

The Republican Study Committee, a caucus of House conservatives, laid out a budget blueprint that increases federal employees' pension contributions and incentivize feds to enroll in lower-priced health plans.

Tags: Republican Study Committee , budget , pay and benefits , FEHBP , retirement , Scott Garrett , Jim Jordan ,

Wednesday - 03/28/2012, 12:38pm EDT

Senator questions delay in reporting TSP cyber breach

One senator is questioning why it took nine months for the Thrift Savings Plan board to find out about a sophisticated cyber attack that compromised 123,000 TSP participants' accounts. Sen. Susan Collins (R-Maine) also wants to know why Congress wasn't informed of the breach until more than a month after it was reported to the board.

Tags: Susan Collins , Senate , Senate Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs Co , cybersecurity , TSP , hacker , Robert Mueller , Greg Long , Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board ,

Thursday - 05/31/2012, 01:29pm EDT

Mass-transit subsidy not in highway bill, but not dead yet

A tax break for mass-transit riders is not part of the transportation reauthorization bill Congress passed Friday.

Tags: mass-transit benefit , DoT , Congress , NTEU , tax break , Colleen Kelly ,

Friday - 06/29/2012, 03:35pm EDT

VA wants to change vet-owned business re-verification from 1 to 2 years

The Veterans Affairs Department wants to change the frequency of reverifying veteran-owned businesses from once a year to once every two years, according to an interim final rule published in the Federal Register.

Tags: VA , contracting , acquisition , Bob Hesser , Vet-Force , Federal Register , veterans

Thursday - 06/28/2012, 11:56am EDT

House bill extends TSA intel sharing to mass transit

The Transportation Security Administration already shares intelligence it collects with airports. Now a House bill would expand TSA's intel sharing to local mass transit systems as well.

Tags: Jackie Speier , TSA , DHS , Federal Drive , terrorism , intelligence , information sharing , mass transit ,

Friday - 06/22/2012, 02:23pm EDT
Listen

SEA cites identity theft as unintended consequence of STOCK Act

A law Congress passed in April to ban congressional members and federal workers from profiting on non-public information places unnecessary reporting burdens on senior executives and make them vulnerable to identity theft.

Tags: STOCK Act , open government , transparency , Senior Executive Association , insider trading , ethics bill , Bill Bransford ,

Tuesday - 06/19/2012, 01:14pm EDT
Listen

Veteran-owned businesses question fairness of VA's contractor verification

The process to ensure veterans are receiving contracts from the VA is actually shutting out some veteran business owners. But the VA says it inherited a large responsibility quickly and has since made great strides in improving its verification program.

Tags: VA , contracting , acquisition , Lisa Wolford , Scott Denniston , Tom Leney , Devon Hewitt , Inside the Worlds Biggest Buyer , industry ,

Friday - 06/15/2012, 09:54am EDT
  •  
  • 4
  •