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Some advocate for banking services as USPS savior

The Postal Service should once again offer government-backed savings and accept deposits like it did in 1911, an expert said. Those services have proved to be effective money- makers in foreign postal systems, generating up to 50 percent of their revenue.

Tags: USPS , Postal Savings System , Sheldon Garon , budget , Ruben Gomez , David Partenheimer , Princeton University , management

Wednesday - 06/27/2012, 06:40am EDT

Dr. Rajiv Shah projected to move from Agriculture to USAID

The current USDA Undersecretary is the White House choice to take over as head of the development agency.

Tags: Congress , management , USAID , State Department , Jamie Zimmerman ,

Tuesday - 12/01/2009, 07:49pm EST

FCC should move quickly on rural broadband access

New America foundation expert says federal agencies, as well as general public, should have access to fast Internet connections.

Tags: technology , management , contracting , FCC , wireless communications , broadband , Sascha Meinrath , Dorothy Ramienski

Thursday - 08/20/2009, 02:46pm EDT

Getting the agency message out in the new-media age

Collaboration and community building aren't just for government.

Tags: new media , technology , collaboration , Troy Schneider ,

Monday - 02/15/2010, 10:30am EST

Analysis: Debt ceiling 'grand bargain' needed

Maya MacGuineas, president of the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget and the director of the Fiscal Policy Program at the New America Foundation, told Federal News Radio why a "grand bargain" on the debt ceiling debate should happen sooner rather than later.

Tags: debt ceiling , Maya MacGuineas , Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget , In Depth , Francis Rose

Friday - 07/15/2011, 06:35pm EDT

Obama energy plan a realistic possibility

Lisa Margonelli, director of New America Foundation's Energy Policy Initiative and author of "Oil On the Brain: Petroleum's Long Strange Trip to Your Tank"

Tags: Barack Obama , Lisa Margonelli , Oil on the Brain , Energy

Wednesday - 03/30/2011, 07:36pm EDT

Smart Grid ending before it starts?

Maryland recently denied Baltimore Gas and Electric Company authorization to deploy smart meters, arguing the potential financial and technological risks to consumers outweighed the benefits. Is this the beginning of the end for the Smart Grid? We ask Lisa Margonelli, director, Energy Policy Initiative at the New America Foundation.

Tags: Federal Drive , Cybersecurity Update , cybersecurity , Lisa Margonelli , Smart Grid , Meg Beasley

Tuesday - 07/13/2010, 10:30am EDT
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