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Federal Drive interviews - Nov. 19, 2012

Sen. Mark Warner (D-Va.) says that in spite of how it may seem, lawmakers understand the dangers of the fiscal cliff and Dr. Arjun Srinivasan talks about drug-resistant viruses known as superbugs that are on the rise.

Tags: Federal Drive , Leon Fuerth , David Powner , Thomas Ricks , Danielle Ivory , Arjun Srinivasan , CDC , Senate , GAO , Bloomberg Government

Monday - 11/19/2012, 09:34am EST

Air Force cites progress on F-22 oxygen mystery

The Air Force believes it is getting much closer to pinpointing the reason why pilots of its prized F-22 stealth fighters sometimes suffer an oxygen deficit during flight, a senior general said Thursday.

Tags: Air Force , F-22 , Charles Lyon , Adam Kinzinger , DoD , DoD Report

Thursday - 06/14/2012, 09:34pm EDT

Pentagon restricts F-22 flights, safety a concern

Facing a mysterious safety problem with the Air Force's most-prized stealth fighter, Defense Secretary Leon Panetta on Tuesday ordered new flight restrictions on the F-22 and summoned help from Navy and NASA experts.

Tags: DoD , Air Force , F-22 , Leon Panetta , John Kirby , hypoxia , Adam Kinzinger

Wednesday - 05/16/2012, 08:41am EDT

Postal bill amendment seeks to cut backlog ahead of USPS retirement 'deluge'

An amendment to a Senate bill aiming to restructure the U.S. Postal Service's financial framework would institute new agency reporting requirements for retiring federal workers in anticipation of a "deluge of retirees" from USPS. Sens. Mark Warner (D-Va.) and Barbara Mikulski (D-Md.), introduced an amendment last week that requires the Office of Personnel Management to take new steps to chip away at the longstanding backlog of federal retirement claims.

Tags: OPM , USPS , retirement , retirement backlog , Barbara Mikulski , workforce , 21st Century Postal Service Act , Congress , Senate

Monday - 04/23/2012, 04:56pm EDT
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Senators ask OMB to intervene in retirement backlog

A new letter, signed by Sens. Mark Warner (D-Va.), Barbara Mikulski (D-Md.) and Ben Cardin (D-Md.), calls on the Office of Management and Budget to take on the "urgent matter" of processing federal retirements. The letter comes a week after a Senate subcommittee hearing in which the Office of Personnel Management was taken to task for its handling of the longstanding backlog.

Tags: workforce , retirement , OPM , Barbara Mikulski , Ben Cardin , OMB , Jeffrey Zients , John Berry , Congress , Senate , retirement backlog

Monday - 02/06/2012, 07:06pm EST

Senators take OPM to task over long wait for pensions

The Office of Personnel Management has a new strategy for tackling its backlog of 62,000 retirement applications. But, after 25 years of hearing such promises, lawmakers are skeptical. The Senate Homeland Security and Government Reform Subcommittee on Oversight brought agency director John Berry to Capitol Hill to explain why this strategy is different.

Tags: OPM , retirement , pay and benefits , workforce , technology , Congress , Senate , John Berry , Daniel Akaka , GAO , Valerie Melvin , Patrick McFarland , Emily Kopp

Thursday - 02/02/2012, 01:51pm EST
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McDonnell appeals FEMA denial of quake aid

Gov. Bob McDonnell asked President Barack Obama on Friday to reconsider the Federal Emergency Management Agency's decision to deny aid to Virginia for the August earthquake that rattled the East Coast and caused substantial damage at its epicenter.

Tags: Federal Emergency Management Agency , Jim Webb , Barack Obama , tornadoes

Friday - 10/28/2011, 05:43pm EDT

Lawmakers open to changes in military benefits

The government's promise of lifetime health care for the military's men and women is suddenly a little less sacrosanct as Congress looks to slash trillion-dollar-plus deficits.

Tags: Congress , House , Senate , supercommittee , TRICARE , Tom Coburn , John McCain , Carl Levin , pay and benefits , House Armed Services Committee , Buck McKeon

Saturday - 10/22/2011, 09:32am EDT

Arlington Cemetery's bigger problem

Arlington National Cemetery is one disaster away from losing valuable records, says Va. Senator Mark Warner.

Tags: Arlington Cemetery , Army , J.J. Green , Arlington National Cemetery

Friday - 06/25/2010, 01:26am EDT

Fed IT gurus tout potential of IT and government openness

Just days after the President announces his Open Government Initiative, members of the White House staff are fanning out to discuss what it will take to achieve more transparency and openness in government. Two of the President's top IT disciples traveled to Capitol Hill Thursday to talk about the role of technology in government openness with one of the Senate's top technology advocates.

Tags: technology , management , Senate Budget Committee , Aneesh Chopra , Vivek Kundra , government performance , IT Dashboard , Max Cacas

Friday - 12/11/2009, 07:09am EST
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