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OMB wants more pressure on Recovery Act recipients

Administration memo details additional steps agencies can take to ensure organizations are reporting how they are using the money. OMB says agencies must check on beneficiaries who don't report more often and can terminate their funds or suspend them from receiving future money.

Tags: management , OMB , Recovery Act

Wednesday - 05/05/2010, 04:24pm EDT

OMB tells all agencies to go back to Grants.gov

HHS upgraded the portal and it is now ready to handle the large number of applications. OMB had moved 10 of the largest grant making agencies away from the portal last spring because of concerns the system could not handle the influx of applications from the Recovery Act.

Tags: technology , management , OMB , HHS , GSA , Grants.gov , FedBizopps.gov

Monday - 04/26/2010, 02:37pm EDT

OIRA head Cass Sunstein is rethinking the mindset of regulation

Many federal government watchers think the former Harvard Law Professor has turned OIRA into a 'living laboratory' for writing government regulations based on behavioral economics.

Tags: management , Cass Sunstein , OIRA , OMB , DoT , Ray Lahood , American University's Washington College of Law , President Obama , Max Cacas , American University

Wednesday - 02/17/2010, 03:50pm EST
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FY2011 Budget: The proposal will be different from the finished product

The sales pitch has begun on the budget, as OMB Director Peter Orszag and others head to Capitol Hill to talk it up.

Tags: budget , Office of Management and Budget , House Budget Committee , Maya MacGuineas , Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget

Wednesday - 02/03/2010, 07:02pm EST
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White House says Federal technology is too old, holds back workers

President Obama, OMB Director Peter Orszag, and Chief Performance Officer Jeffrey Zients want newer technology available all across government.

Tags: technology , management , Karen Evans , Barack Obama , Jeffrey Zients , Office of Management and Budget ,

Friday - 01/15/2010, 10:33am EST
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VA to implement SAVE award winner's idea over the next year

White House now eyes good ideas from industry. OMB also tells agencies to apply other contest suggestions within their agencies, including electronic pay stubs. President Obama says SAVE award will be an annual contest.

Tags: mngt , Barack Obama , Nancy Fichtner , Katie Roberts , VA , White House , OMB , GSA , SAVE award

Tuesday - 12/22/2009, 07:01am EST
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White House puts SAVE Awards cost-cutting ideas to vote

Administration names four finalists for the SAVE Award. Voting continues through Thursday, and the idea which receives the most votes will be presented to President Obama.

Tags: mngt , OMB , VA , SSA , HUD , Forest Service , SAVE award , best practices

Monday - 12/07/2009, 01:09pm EST
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The Retirement Wave

In today's look at the "5 Fallacies of Government?", FederalNewsRadio turns the focus on the "retirement wave" of the future.

Tags: series , fallacies , retirement wave , OPM , OMB , Linda Springer , Diana Furchtgott-Roth , P&B

Wednesday - 10/21/2009, 04:00am EDT
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Feds submit more than 10,000 ideas to OMB in effort to SAVE money

There still are two more weeks to send ideas to OMB to win the SAVE Award. OMB also is kicking off a physical fitness challenge to its employees to see who walks the most. The winner will have lunch with Director Orszag.

Tags: pay and benefits , management , John Berry , OMB , OPM , SAVE award , Health and wellness programs

Thursday - 10/01/2009, 04:25pm EDT
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