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Senate leaves Social Security's Colvin, others, waiting for confirmation

The Senate left Washington without confirming several of President Barack Obama's nominees for the executive branch, including Carolyn Colvin, his choice to lead the Social Security Administration.

Tags: Carolyn Colvin , SSA , Don Kettl , people , Nani Coloretti , HUD , Michael Carroll , USAID , Sharon Block , NLRB , Rhea Suh , Fish and Wildlife Service , Debo Adegbile , workforce , Congress , Senate , Emily Kopp

Monday - 09/22/2014, 12:24pm EDT

Bill Charmley, EPA, and Jim Tamm, NHTSA

Less air pollution and lower gas bills will be the result of a collaboration between the Environmental Protection Agency and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Bill Charmley is director of the Assessment and Standards Division at the EPA. Jim Tamm is chief of the Fuel Economy Division for NHTSA. They're Service to America medal finalists in the Science and Environment category. On In Depth with Francis Rose, Jim Tamm explained the success and the collaboration that got their teams selected. View a gallery of all the Sammies finalists.

Tags: Bill Charmley , Jim Tamm , In Depth , Sammies , Service to America Medals , people

Thursday - 09/11/2014, 04:42pm EDT
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During shutdown, critical public safety functions fall by the wayside

A new staff report from the Senate Commerce Committee highlights some of the ways in which the government shutdown is throwing sand in the gears of the private economy. But the authors also point to several ways in which federal furloughs are jeopardizing public safety.

Tags: workforce , management , government shutdown , Congress , Senate Commerce Committee , Aerospace Industries Association , Consumer Federation of America , Deborah Hersman , Marion Blakey , Rachel Weintraub , NTSB , FAA , CPSC , FDA , Jared Serbu

Friday - 10/11/2013, 06:38pm EDT
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America wonders: What is it you do again?

The Obama Administration has a ready-made opportunity to improve the public's perception of the federal government through improved communications, but first it must do a better job of overcoming a "crisis of complexity" that leaves a majority of Americans unclear about the nature and breadth of services federal agencies provide, according to a new poll. Alan Siegel, Founder and Chairman, Siegel & Gale, has details.

Tags: mngt , transparency , Alan Siegel , Siegel and Gale , CMS , FTC , FDA , TSA , EPA

Wednesday - 03/31/2010, 09:40am EDT
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New push to tackle drugged driving

Americans are already familiar with drunk driving. Now, drugged driving is the latest concern on the road.

Tags: Cathy Lanier , drugged driving , David Strickland , Gil Kerlikowske

Wednesday - 06/23/2010, 01:20pm EDT

DoT bureaus offer advice to furloughed feds

Some employees are expected to come to work for at least part of the day, while others are being furloughed and are told to stay home until further notice, without pay. In continuing coverage of a story you read here first late Friday, FederalNewsRadio.com finds each Transportation bureau has a hotline employees should call for updates.

Tags: P&B , DoT , Federal Highway Administration , Motor Carrier Safety Administration , National Highway Transportation Safety Administrat , Research and Innovative Technology Administration , Jim Bunning , Furlough employees , Federal highway and transit funds

Monday - 03/01/2010, 10:27am EST

Reevaluating Cash For Clunkers: Will It Be Worth It?

Is a one-time, one-and-a-half month, uptick in car sales for some car dealers worth the full, economic costs of the Cash for Clunkers program?

Tags: Lurita Doan , Cash for Clunkers , cars , President Obama , Ray Lahood , Department of Transportation

Monday - 08/24/2009, 01:50pm EDT
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Cash for Clunkers may be a clunker itself

In certain situations, one expert says "you'd be foolish to take advantage of this."

Tags: P&B , Cash for Clunkers , Ed Zurndorfer

Friday - 07/24/2009, 02:53pm EDT
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