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GSA appeals latest wrongful termination ruling

Former GSA Region 7 Public Buildings Service Commissioner James Weller has been put on paid administrative leave during an appeal by the agency, which could take as much as a year.

Tags: management , GSA , Shakeup at GSA , James Weller , Alan Lescht , MSPB , Jason Miller

Tuesday - 03/11/2014, 03:02pm EDT

Second former GSA official cleared of wrongdoing in conference scandal

James Weller won his wrongful termination case before the Merit Systems Protection Board against GSA. The board ruled Weller deserves 19 months of back pay and to be put back in his former job as Region 7 PBS commissioner.

Tags: management , GSA , James Weller , Alan Lescht , Shakeup at GSA , Western Regions Conference , MSPB , Jason Miller , exclusive

Thursday - 03/06/2014, 04:15pm EST
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GSA appeals MSPB's exoneration of Prouty

The agency also puts former Region 8 Commissioner of the Public Building Service on administrative leave until the MSPB Board makes a decision on the appeal.

Tags: GSA , workforce , Bill Bransford , Jason Miller , exclusive

Monday - 04/15/2013, 08:30pm EDT

MSPB exonerates Prouty for role in GSA's Western Regions Conference

Paul Prouty, the former GSA Region 8 commissioner, won his appeal of the agency's decision to fire him in the wake of the Western Regions Conference scandal last April. The Merit Systems Protection Board's administrative judge found "no evidence" of wrongdoing by Prouty.

Tags: workforce , Shakeup at GSA , GSA , management , MSPB , Western Regions Conference , Jason Miller , exclusive

Wednesday - 03/13/2013, 05:12am EDT
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Former GSA official Prouty fights back against firing

The former Public Buildings Service Region 8 commissioner filed an appeal with the Merit Systems Protection Board against GSA for wrongful termination.

Tags: management , oversight , GSA , MSPB , Bill Bransford , Shakeup at GSA , Jason Miller , exclusive

Wednesday - 08/15/2012, 05:18pm EDT

MAS Panel finalizes recommendations for GSA

Group comes up with 20 ways it hopes would improve the schedules program.

Tags: contracting , GSA , Professional Services Council , Alan Chvotkin , Multiple awards schedule , MAS Advisory Panel

Friday - 06/26/2009, 05:28pm EDT

DHS marks new milestone with St. E's campus groundbreaking

Now scattered through 35 buildings in the Washington area, the Department of Homeland Security is one step closer to the goal of a "unified campus" on the grounds of the old St. Elizabeth's hospital in Southeast D.C. Groundbreaking ceremonies took place days before the 8th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks which spurred creation of the mega-agency.

Tags: management , DHS , GSA , St. Elizabeth's , Janet Napolitano , Sen. Joseph Lieberman , Marion Barry

Thursday - 09/10/2009, 06:59am EDT
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GSA seeks to green all that it touches

Acting administrator Prouty promises the agency will lead the nation in how they use environmentally friendly products and services. Prouty says he wants to add funding in 2011 for research and development for green products and other things. GSA's schedules received a lift in 2009 because of Recovery Act and the excitement over energy saving products and services.

Tags: contracting , management , Steve Kempf , GSA , FAS , FAI , DAU , VA , Coalition for Government Procurement , Acquisition management , schedules , Assisted acquisition services , green IT , Recovery Act , training

Wednesday - 11/04/2009, 08:10pm EST
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GSA signs agreement to let agencies use YouTube, Flickr, other Web 2.0 sites

The General Services Administration today announced completion of its long-awaited agreement to make it easier for agencies to use commercial social media tools.

Tags: technology , Martha Dorris , GSA , HUD , NASA , YouTube , Flickr , Twitter , Vimeo , blip.tv , Web 2.0 , social networking

Wednesday - 03/25/2009, 01:19pm EDT
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Agency Instability: GSA nominee remains in limbo

Martha Johnson seen by many as the most qualified candidate to be GSA administrator in a decade. But her nomination remains on hold in the Senate because Sen. Christopher Bond is unhappy with GSA's plans for a new federal building in Kansas City. Some call Bond's use of the hold authority an abuse of power.

Tags: management , Joseph Lieberman , Susan Collins , Christopher Bond , Sahar Wali , Stephen Leeds , Bob Peck , GSA , Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs , White House , Olga Grkavac , Martha Johnson , Paul Light , TechAmerica , Acting administrator , confirmation process , Congress , series , Agency Instability

Thursday - 01/14/2010, 07:34am EST
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