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Feds to feel the squeeze as cubicles and offices shrink

Federal workers to see as much as 50 percent less cubicle or office space as part of how agencies are reducing office space costs. Rep. Lou Barletta (R-Pa.) pressed GSA and others on their preparation to more efficiently deal with 100 million square feet of leased space that is scheduled to expire in the next five years.

Tags: management , real property , GSA , Norman Dong , Jeffrey Orner , DHS , DoD , HHS , EJ Holland , Freeze the Footprint , House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee , Eleanor Holmes Norton , Ariel Levin-Waldman

Thursday - 07/31/2014, 04:28am EDT
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Lawmakers worried DHS losing faith in Federal Protective Service

The Federal Protective Service will no longer coordinate security at DHS headquarters on Nebraska Avenue in Northwest D.C. according to a May 1 memo from the agency's chief security officer to the undersecretary for management. The memo was brought to light Wednesday by members of a House Transportation and Infrastructure subcommittee at a hearing on the security of federal buildings. Rep. Lou Barletta (R-Pa.), chairman of the Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings and Emergency Management, cited the DHS memo as a possible sign that "confidence in FPS may be eroding" from within DHS.

Tags: Congress , House , House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee , Eric Patterson , David Wright , FPS , DHS , building security , federal buildings

Wednesday - 05/21/2014, 04:40pm EDT

Rep. Barletta wants new rules for SESers under investigation

Rep. Lou Barletta (R-Pa.) is sponsoring a bill that would impact the federal workforce as well as a bill to restrict the growth of federal real estate. Barletta is the chairman of the Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management Subcommittee on the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee.

Tags: In Depth with Francis Rose , GSA , Government Employee Accountability Act , Public Buildings Savings and Reform Act , House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee , real property , Freeze the Footprint , management , Senior Executive Service , Cogan Schneier

Thursday - 08/01/2013, 02:19pm EDT
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GSA, lawmakers favor innovative approach to dispose of federal property

A roundtable sponsored by the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee explored how public-private partnerships could work to get rid of federal property more quickly.

Tags: management , GSA , Dan Tangherlini , real property disposal , House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee , Kim Burke , Jones Lang LaSalle , Michael Allen , Hines Interest , OMB , Melissa Dawkins

Wednesday - 07/24/2013, 05:28am EDT

Congress pressures agencies to speed up office consolidations

Members of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings and Emergency Management want to know why the NRC spent millions of dollars to renovate office space it may never use. DHS and HHS were praised by the committee for their approach to consolidating office space.

Tags: GSA , NRC , management , real estate , real property , Freeze the Footprint , House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee , Jason Miller , Dorothy Robyn , HHS , DHS , Ned Holland , Jeffery Orner , William Borchardt

Thursday - 05/23/2013, 06:12am EDT
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