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Wilder calls on Kaine to step down as DNC chair

On the Politics Program with Mark Plotkin, former Virginia Gov. Doug Wilder speaks out. And, a local member of Congress discusses the impact the Tea Party will have on the mid-term elections.

Tags: politics program , Doug Wilder , Tim Kaine , Democratic National Committee , Mark Plotkin

Friday - 04/16/2010, 02:02pm EDT

Agencies engage citizens with social collaboration

Agencies across the federal government are embracing the tools of social collaboration to become more accessible to citizens. An IT industry group that includes many federal IT officials heard from three of the top government experts in the field.

Tags: newsstand , technology , social collaboration , social networking , GSA , Dave McClure , CDC , Janice Nall , USDA , Amanda Eamich , DHS , QHSR , Elizabeth Olmo , AFFIRM , Max Cacas

Friday - 04/16/2010, 06:55am EDT
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Agencies count on federal financial managers

In the federal government, they wield spreadsheets, strive for "clean audit opinions", and are the first line of defense in accounting for the spending of taxpayer dollars. "They" are the top federal CFOs and financial managers, and yesterday, they met here in Washington to discuss their profession.

Tags: management , FSIO , JFMIP , Chief Financial Officers , CFO Council , GAO , Gene Dodaro , OPM , Mark Reger , OMB , Treasury , HHS , Sheila Conley , Max Cacas

Wednesday - 03/24/2010, 07:07am EDT
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AFGE fires first salvo in bid to organize TSA screeners

Ever since the founding of the Transportation Security Administration, two federal employee unions have vied for the right to organize and represent TSA screeners at the bargaining table. Now, one of those unions has filed a petition to do just that, even though neither TSA or its parent agency, the Department of Homeland Security, have yet to officially endorse collective bargaining for the screeners.

Tags: P&B , AFGE , John Gage , NTEU , Colleen Kelley , TSA , Federal Labor Relations Authority , Max Cacas

Tuesday - 02/23/2010, 06:45am EST
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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 , Peter Orszag , DoT , Ray Lahood , American University's Washington College of Law , Max Cacas , American University

Wednesday - 02/17/2010, 03:50pm EST
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Archivist details challenges of massive declassification job

Declassifying 400 million classified documents. That is the task at hand for the newly created National Declassification Center at the National Archives. An archivist whose job just became part of the National Declassification uses recently declassified documents from the early days of the Cold War confrontation over West and East Berlin in a lecture on the challenges of making public that which has been secret for so many years. A Federal News Radio exclusive.

Tags: newsstand , declassification , Executive Order 13526 , National Declassification Center , National Archives , Neil Carmichael , Max Cacas

Wednesday - 02/03/2010, 06:44am EST
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OPM says safety is paramount in government closure decisions

In Washington, even an inch of slushy snow is enough to cause havoc with commuters. It's a big factor in whether or not the Federal Government will open for business here in Washington, D.C. FederalNewsRadio's Senior Correspondent Mike Causey broke the news that the Office of Personnel Management will now have a decision on whether to open or close the government on bad weather days by 4 am, instead of 5 am. Yesterday, the head of OPM held a first-ever, "behind the scenes" look at how that decision is made.

Tags: P&B , mngt , OPM , John Berry , snow , closing , National Weather Service , Metropolitan Washington Area Council of Government , Max Cacas

Friday - 12/04/2009, 07:33am EST
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The Unintended Consequences of the Terrorist Trials in New York

Regardless of the trial's outcome, security, facilities and procedural requirements will put government workers through a financial, labor-intensive, emotional wringer.

Tags: Khalid Sheik Mohammed , New York City , Terrorists, , Zacarias Moussaoui , Federal Courts , Administrator of the Courts , AOC , FOIA , U S Marshals , Freedom Tower , Twin Towers

Monday - 11/16/2009, 04:58pm EST
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Lawmaker seeks to fix "outdated & old" federal hiring process once and for all

Anyone now working for the Federal Government or who knows someone who is a fed likely has their own story of how long it took to get the job. In some cases, it can take up to a year for some high-security jobs. But does it really have to be that way? Federal News Radio's Max Cacas continues our week-long special series, "the Five Fallacies of Government". Today: "The federal hiring process must be slow and arduous."

Tags: series , fallacies , mngt , P&B , Senate Subcommittee on the Oversight of Government , federal workforce , Daniel Akaka , George Voinovich , John Berry , OPM , Jeffrey Zients , OMB , Max Cacas , Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs

Thursday - 10/22/2009, 07:04am EDT
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