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Meet the 2013 Service to America Medal Finalists

Each year, the Partnership for Public Service recognizes the outstanding achievements of dedicated federal workers with the Samuel J. Heyman Service to America Medals.

Tags: Sammies 2013 , people , Partnership for Public Service , workforce

Friday - 05/10/2013, 09:03am EDT

2013 Sammies Award Winners

Meet the nine federal employees who were honored Thursday night at the twelfth annual Samuel J. Heyman Service to America Medals gala.

Tags: Sammies Awards , people , Partnership for Public Service , Sammies 2013 , Shefali Kapadia

Friday - 10/04/2013, 07:15am EDT
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Army CIO LTG Lawrence retires

Lt. Gen. Susan Lawrence announced today is her last day in uniform after 41 years in the Army. She leaves a legacy as the Army CIO who oversaw a huge amount of change over the last two years.

Tags: Army , technology , Susan Lawrence , people , Jason Miller , Mike Krieger

Wednesday - 10/02/2013, 03:14pm EDT

Nominee for head of FERC withdraws

Ron Biz, Obama's nominee to be the nation's top energy regulator, withdrew Tuesday, conceding he did not have enough support for confirmation.

Tags: FERC , Obama , people , Ron Binz , Senate Energy Committee

Wednesday - 10/02/2013, 02:14am EDT

Bill Bransford, passionate defender of feds, dead at 66

Bill Bransford, one of the top lawyers in federal labor and employment law and a fierce advocate for federal employees died Friday after a long illness. Bransford practiced law as a partner at Shaw Bransford & Roth for 30 years. Bransford also served as the general counsel for a host of federal managers' groups, including the Senior Executives Association, and was a frequent lecturer and commentator on federal employment issues. For more than a dozen years, Bransford co-hosted FEDtalk, a biweekly show on Federal News Radio, 1500 AM.

Tags: Bill Bransford , people , Shaw Bransford & Roth , workforce , Shaw Bransford & Roth , FEDtalk

Friday - 09/27/2013, 03:53pm EDT

Borras elevated to acting deputy secretary at DHS

The White House fills the second in command position while its nominee Alexander Mayorkas awaits Senate confirmation. At DHS, 10 of the top 12 leadership positions are held by acting officials.

Tags: management , people , DHS , Rafael Borras , Chris Cumminskey , Alexander Mayorkas , Jason Miller

Thursday - 09/26/2013, 07:55pm EDT

Ayotte wants answers on A-10 cuts, blocks Air Force nominee

Sen. Kelly Ayotte (R-N.H.) has put confirmation of Deborah Lee James on hold until she gets answers about possible cuts to the A-10 Thunderbolt attack fighter fleet.

Tags: Deborah Lee James , Air Force , DoD , people , Senate , Senate Armed Service Committee , Kelly Ayotte , A-10

Thursday - 09/26/2013, 01:46pm EDT

IRS official at heart of tea party scandal retires

Tags: IRS , Lois Lerner , people

Tuesday - 09/24/2013, 03:20am EDT

Who were the victims in the Washington Navy Yard shooting?

Thirteen people were killed when 34-year-old Aaron Alexis opened fire at the Washington Navy Yard on Monday, Sept. 16. The shooter himself was killed in a gun battle with the police. These are the stories of the victims.

Tags: DoD , Navy Yard , Navy , people

Thursday - 09/19/2013, 12:48pm EDT

Rabens fosters next generation of government leaders

Andrew Rabens, 30, helps young people from the Middle East and North Africa to be come the next generation of leaders in the their communities.

Tags: Andrew Rabens , Sammies , Sammies 2013 , people , Partnership for Public Service , State , Michael OConnell

Monday - 09/23/2013, 02:42pm EDT
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