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Countdown: Changing CIO role, gov't iPad deployment

A weekly countdown of the three most important Federal news stories of the week, as chosen by my Federal experts.

Tags: In Depth , Francis Rose , Pete Tseronis , Federal News Countdown

Friday - 08/20/2010, 07:17pm EDT

Federal News Countdown for March 5th

My weekly countdown of the top three Federal news stories of the week.

Tags: Federal News Countdown , Linda Springer , Tim McManus , Ernst & Young , Partnership for Public Service

Thursday - 03/04/2010, 08:42pm EST

Long Term Consequences and Government Policy

Understanding the long term consequences for government policy is not a regular part of the federal diet, but it should be.

Tags: GSA , telework , OMB , OPM , Service Disabled veterans , economic stimulus , small business , federal contracting , VA

Monday - 02/15/2010, 10:48am EST

Tough Love and Bank Bailouts

The Obama Administration, seemingly, has failed to understand some of the basic principles of capitalism.

Tags: Neal Barofsky , Special Inspector General , TARP , SIGTARP , bailout , Treasury , Freddie Mac , Fannie Mae , free market capitalism

Monday - 02/01/2010, 01:32pm EST

Agency Instability: GSA begins to feel toll of not having permanent leader

Current and former officials says day-to-day operations are working well, but morale and long term strategy are suffering. Martha Johnson, the nominee to be GSA administrator, remains on hold in Senate. GSA names fourth acting administrator since 2008 and the parade of interim leaders is creating more uneasiness about the agency's future.

Tags: management , Stephen Leeds , Christopher Bond , Sahar Wali , GSA , OMB , Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs , Martha Johnson , Danielle Germain , Acting administrator , confirmation process

Wednesday - 01/13/2010, 12:25pm EST

Small Business Summits, Scams and Profitable Hype

After 15 years as a small business owner, and as the former Administrator of the U.S. General Services Administration, I've been to the circus a few times and seen all the strings connected with small business initiatives and the federal government.

Tags: Barack Obama , White House , Jobs Summit , Small Business Administration , SBA , set aside goals , Goldman Sachs , Nydia Velazquez, , Warren Buffett , Karen Mills

Monday - 11/23/2009, 12:53pm EST

Czars, Czarinas and Czardines—oh my!

Czars were once, perhaps, a great idea. Past czars had enormous clout. Unfortunately those days are long gone.

Tags: czars , Barack Obama , Senate Judiciary Committee , Gil Kerlikoske , Ken Feinberg , Carol Browner , Van Jones , Kevin Jennings , Mark Lloyd

Monday - 10/05/2009, 10:16am EDT
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