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GSA IG report blasts FAS managers for altering contracts

A new GSA inspector general report criticizes Federal Acquisition Service managers for altering contracts at the request of contractors and against the wishes of FAS staff and the IG himself.

Tags: Joe Petrillo , Petrillo and Powell , GSA , inspector general , FAS , contracting , industry , Deloitte , Carahsoft , Oracle ,

Tuesday - 06/11/2013, 12:35pm EDT
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GAO's Orice Williams Brown -- 'When she speaks, people listen'

The Partnership for Public Service named Orice Williams Brown, the managing director of GAO's Financial Markets and Community Investment, a finalist for a 2013 Service to America Medal.

Tags: Orice Williams Brown , GAO , people , Partnership for Pubic Service , Service to America Awards , Sammies 2013 ,

Monday - 06/10/2013, 12:25pm EDT
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Tons of cocaine entering U.S. due to sequestration cuts, rear admiral says

Coast Guard Rear Adm. Charles Michel, director of the Joint Interagency Task Force South told the Federal Drive with Tom Temin and Emily Kopp that cuts from sequestration are limiting the resources available to stop large amounts of cocaine from entering the country.

Tags: Coast Guard , Charles Michel , Joint Interagency Task Force South , cocaine , sequestration , DoD , DHS ,

Thursday - 06/06/2013, 11:38am EDT
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What can Katherine Archuleta do for feds?

President Barack Obama recently nominated the manager of his re-election campaign to head up the Office of Personnel Management. But who is Katherine Archuleta and what can feds expect from the woman chosen to manage the federal workforce? Archuleta's former boss at the Transportation Department tells Federal News Radio what he thinks she'll bring to the table.

Tags: Katherine Archuleta , Federico Pena , OPM , John Palguta , Ron Sanders , people , Senate , management

Friday - 05/31/2013, 11:09am EDT
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DoD furlough decision driven by readiness concerns

Roughly 680,000 DoD civilians will be forced to take one day off per week without pay between July 8 and the end of the fiscal year as a result of the automatic budget cuts, known as sequestration. Jessica Wright, acting undersecretary of Defense for Personnel and Readiness, told In Depth with Francis Rose the decision wasn't an easy one.

Tags: Jessica Wright , DoD , furloughs , sequestration , readiness , In Depth , Francis Rose , Jack Moore ,

Wednesday - 05/29/2013, 07:04pm EDT
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HUD reorg plan violates furlough agreement, union says

The American Federal of Government Employees says the Housing and Urban Development Department's plan to reorganize to save costs runs counter to an agreement it has with the union over employee furloughs.

Tags: Eddie Eitches , AFGE , HUD , sequestration , furloughs , workforce , Federal Drive

Tuesday - 05/28/2013, 01:02pm EDT
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Obama to nominate Tangherlini as GSA administrator

President Barack Obama will nominate Dan Tangherlini, the acting administrator of the General Services Administration, to officially fill that position. Tangherlini stepped into that post amid the April 2012 conference spending scandal at the agency.

Tags: Dan Tangherlini , GSA , President Barack Obama , management , Shakeup at GSA ,

Wednesday - 05/22/2013, 12:24pm EDT

ODNI's Liberty Crossing complex closed today

The Office of the Director of National Intelligence's Liberty Crossing complex in McLean, Va., is closed today due to a water main break. Emergency and essential employees are expected to report to work.

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Monday - 05/20/2013, 12:26pm EDT

2013 Service to America Medal finalists announced

The Partnership for Public Service named 31 individuals and teams as finalists for the 2013 Service to America Medals. The annual awards recognize outstanding work in public service.

Tags: Sammies 2013 , Partnership for Public Service , workforce , management , Public Service Recognition Week , awards , people ,

Monday - 05/06/2013, 10:41am EDT
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All TSP funds continue positive trend in April

All Thrift Savings Plan funds continued to perform well in April. While only two funds reported higher return rates for the month compared to March, all funds posted positive returns.

Tags: retirement , TSP , Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board , benefits ,

Thursday - 05/02/2013, 06:19am EDT
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