bnv.fnr.search/tags;tile=1;pos=top;sz=728x90;ord=
7:23 pm, November 27, 2014

Search Result

Search Tags:  Rafael Borras

DHS struggles to balance mission costs with new facilities

The agency's headquarters and new bio and agro defense facility are limping along as funding dwindles. DHS' Rafael Borras said new headquarter's projects will be done in segments. Tara O'Toole, who leads the Science and Technology Directorate, said severe budget cuts are one the reasons a new biosafety facility is far from finished.

Tags: management , DHS , Robert Aderholt , House Appropriations Committee , St. Elizabeths Hospital , St. Elizabeths campus , budget , Jason Miller , GSA

Thursday - 03/22/2012, 05:28am EDT
Listen

DHS unification still high risk 9 years later

A check-up of how well the Homeland Security Department is unifying its 22 agencies finds the patient getting better, but still weak. The House Homeland Security Subcommittee on Oversight, Investigations and Management examined the agency's acquisition, human resources and financial management systems. While DHS has a roadmap for improvement, it may not have the tools to implement it.

Tags: DHS , homeland security , acquisition , financial management , Congress , House , technology , Bill Keating , Thomas Marino , David Maurer , GAO , Michael McCaul , Emily Kopp

Friday - 03/02/2012, 01:57pm EST
Listen

DHS Undersecretary Elaine Duke keeps her job - for now

A Senate subcommittee wants to know how much management progress DHS is making, while one Senator places a hold on the Undersecretary for Management nominee.

Tags: contracting , management , cybersecurity , Congress , homeland security , DHS , Senate Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs Co , Daniel Akaka , George Voinovich , Elaine Duke ,

Wednesday - 12/16/2009, 06:20pm EST
Listen

DHS's Duke to retire after 28 years in government

The undersecretary of management has been in her role since June 2008. The White House nominee to replace Duke has not been confirmed by the Senate yet.

Tags: management , Elaine Duke , Susan Collins , George Voinovich , DHS , Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs ,

Thursday - 03/18/2010, 01:41pm EDT

Sen. Voinovich puts hold on key DHS nominee

Sen. George Voinovich (R-Ohio) is blocking the nomination of Rafael Borras to be the Department of Homeland Security's Undersecretary for Management.

Tags: management , DHS , Elaine Duke , Sen. George Voinovich , Undersecretary for Management , Max Cacas , Dorothy Ramienski

Tuesday - 12/15/2009, 03:23pm EST
Listen

Senate committee approves DHS hiring freeze in reauthorization bill

The Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee voted to hold the number of federal employees stable for the foreseeable future. Sen. Joseph Lieberman (I-Conn.) said he also wants to look at the size of the agency's contractor workforce as well. The freeze was approved in the committee's first-ever DHS reauthorization bill.

Tags: management , workforce , DHS , Susan Collins , Joseph Lieberman , Rand Paul , Claire McCaskill , senate homeland security and governmental affairs , contracting , acquisition , TechAmerica , Jason Miller , senate homeland security and governmental affairs , Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs

Thursday - 09/22/2011, 06:07am EDT
Listen

DHS's lack of financial clarity a huge liability

The Homeland Security Department's chief management officer said Tuesday that the lack of a departmentwide financial management system is a huge deficiency. Fixing that, he said, is among the department's primary management priorities.

Tags: Congress , DHS , management , technology , GAO , High Risk list , Joe Lieberman , Coast Guard , CACI , TASC , OMB , financial management , industry , Jared Serbu

Wednesday - 04/06/2011, 08:24pm EDT
Listen

Rafael Borras discusses overseeing the management of DHS $56 billion budget

February 7th and February 9th, 2011

Rafael Borras oversees management of the Department of Homeland Security's $56 billion budget, appropriations, expenditure of funds, and accounting, and finance.

Tags: technology , Business of Government Hour , management ,

Tuesday - 02/08/2011, 12:38pm EST
Listen
  •  
  • 2