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A quick look at Social Security's attempt to solve it's backlog

WFED's Max Cacas with details of his story for Friday.

Tags: management , SSA ,

Thursday - 11/19/2009, 07:57pm EST

House hearing examines safety of federal buildings

WFED's Max Cacas with a preview of his story for Thursday.

Tags: management , Capitol Hill , security

Wednesday - 11/18/2009, 07:31pm EST

Dodaro's to-do list starts with new audit standards

There's no such thing as a summer slowdown at the Government Accountability Office. The congressional watchdog agency is in the middle of revamping guidelines on government auditing, while also helping implement health reform, and mapping out priorities for the next five years through its strategic plan.

Tags: management , AICPA , Gene Dodaro , GAO , TARP , health care reform law , yellow book , accounting standards ,

Tuesday - 08/17/2010, 06:37am EDT

EPA head: environmental protection is good for business

The head of the Environmental Protection Agency is pushing back against those who claim that protecting the environment is bad for business. Administrator Lisa Jackson is in a tug of war with members of Congress who want to block her agency from regulating greenhouse gases.

Tags: management , environment , EPA , Lisa Jackson , National Press Club , Lisa Murkowski , Clean Air Act ,

Tuesday - 03/09/2010, 06:37am EST

AFFIRMing priorities in federal cybersecurity

What's the current thinking when it comes to cybersecurity? As the federal government returns to normal operating hours after a week of snow-enforced closure, some of the best and brightest in federal IT gathered for an industry luncheon to discuss the topic.

Tags: technology , cybersecurity , DoJ , Holly Ridgeway , John Gilligan , Gilligan Group , AFFIRM ,

Thursday - 02/18/2010, 06:41am EST

OPM's Berry gets Hill thumbs up on fed closing call

For the third day in a row, the federal government closed because of the weather. One of Capitol Hill's top lawmakers has praise for that call by the government's civilian personnel chief.

Tags: management , P&B , Steny Hoyer , House of Representatives , John Berry , Gerry Connolly , telework ,

Wednesday - 02/10/2010, 07:02am EST

Coast Guard HQ at St. Elizabeths gets full speed ahead

Plans for the new headquarters building for the U.S. Coast Guard at the DHS headquarters campus in Southeast DC gets their first official endorsement from the Federal government's top planning agency in the region.

Tags: management , DHS , GSA , St. Elizabeth's , Coast Guard , National Capital Planning Commission , L. Preston Bryant ,

Friday - 01/08/2010, 07:25am EST

Analysis: Northrop Grumman follows the money to D.C.

One of the government's biggest contractors has decided that its top managers and staff need to be closer to their biggest customer. A year from now, Northrop Grumman's corporate headquarters will move from California to the Washington, D.C. area. Observers say its strictly a matter of business.

Tags: contracting , management , Northrop Grumman , Professional Services Council , Stan Soloway , Stifel Nicolaus , Troy Lahr , Greater Washington Board of Trade , Matt Erskine ,

Thursday - 01/07/2010, 06:41am EST

Sen. Voinovich puts hold on key DHS nominee

Sen. George Voinovich (R-Ohio) is blocking the nomination of Rafael Borras to be the Department of Homeland Security's Undersecretary for Management.

Tags: management , DHS , Rafael Borras , Elaine Duke , Sen. George Voinovich , Undersecretary for Management , Dorothy Ramienski

Tuesday - 12/15/2009, 03:23pm EST

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 , Mark Warner , Aneesh Chopra , Vivek Kundra , government performance , IT Dashboard ,

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