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GSA freezes feds' 2013 travel per diem rates at 2012 levels

Per diem rates for work-related federal travel in 2013 are frozen at 2012 levels, according to the General Services Administration. GSA sets the allowances for lodging, meals and other incidental expenses for federal employees who must travel for work. The standard per diem rate is $123 ($77 lodging, $46 meals and incidental expenses).

Tags: GSA , per diem , hotel , Harry Reid , Eleanor Holmes Norton , travel

Tuesday - 08/14/2012, 02:50pm EDT

Veterans Advocacy, Services and Support

June 11th, 2009 at 11:00 AM

Join guest co-host: Mr. Al Tyree, Blacks In Government National Communication and Public Relations Chair Person for a discussion on issues confronting veterans. The guest is Mr. Joe Wynn, President of the Veterans Enterprise Training and Service Group and the Legislative and Regional Director for the National Association for Black Veterans. Joe is a former member of the U.S. Air Force, 66th Strategic Missile Squadron, from the Vietnam Era. He has served as an advisor to several Veterans groups and Chairs the Veterans Affairs Committee for the Washington DC Branch of the NAACP. Mr. Wynn has been passionate about veteran's issues for many years and was even appointed by the Honorable Speaker Nancy Pelosi to the Veterans Disability Benefits Commission to study the level of benefits offered to veterans who had incurred disabilities while serving in the military.

Tags: management , Aly Tyree , Joe Wynn , Airforce ,

Friday - 06/05/2009, 03:51pm EDT

White House Numerology

Lurita Doan's "12 Days of Consider This"

Tags: Barack Obama , White House , stimulus , Afghanistan , Harry Reid , federal debt , unemployment , terrorists , Al Qaeda , appropriations , MIT , DARPA , GDP

Monday - 12/07/2009, 03:08pm EST

Pelosi Quiets

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says she won't talk any more about her charge that the CIA lied about using waterboarding on terrorism suspects. She said in her own words she's said all she's going to say about it. But some Republicans aren't are not letting it go. Some members want an investigation her accusation that the CIA misled Congress. Earlier this month, Pelosi told reporters that she had not been told that waterboarding had been used against terrorism suspects, even though it had been. When asked whether she was accusing the CIA of lying to her, she said "yes."

Tags: management , Pentagon , CIA , waterboarding

Friday - 05/22/2009, 01:44pm EDT

New policies on the way to better secure House lawmakers' computers

The requirements will focus on training all members and their staffs. Chief administrative officer also recommends scanning mobile devices before and after overseas trips, as well as stronger encryption for wireless hardware.

Tags: Technology , management , Jeff Ventura , Daniel Beard , John Boehner , House Office of the Chief Administrative Officer , House Committee on Administration , Cybersecurity , training

Wednesday - 12/30/2009, 07:35am EST

No guarantee Dems will hold Weiner's seat

Susan Page, Washington bureau chief for USA Today

Tags: Susan Page , USA Today , Anthony Weiner ,

Thursday - 06/16/2011, 07:30pm EDT

Talk of shutdown heats up Hill

A top aide to Nancy Pelosi told Democratic staffers that a shutdown is likely. The comments came after House Speaker John Boehner rejected any extension of the current spending levels.

Tags: shutdown , continuing resolution , budget , Congress , Barbara Boxer , Jim Moran , John Boehner , Jerry Hartz

Friday - 02/18/2011, 03:01pm EST
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