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Sequester stockpiling, resiliency and Thanksgiving lobbying

On this week's Bloomberg Government Capital Impact show, analysts examine the automatic budget cuts known as sequestration, risk-management for companies in the wake of Hurricane Sandy and the economics behind your Thanksgiving dinner.

Tags: BGOV , Capital Impact , Allen Scott , Randy Walerius , Kiersten Todt Coon , Peter Brusoe , sequestration , Risk management , Thanksgiving

Wednesday - 11/21/2012, 02:30pm EST

All in the family time...

It's great to donate money to starving children overseas and to support charities, hospitals and rescue animals. But there are times when there is nothing wrong with turning inward and helping people, even fellow federal workers and retirees, closer to home, Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says. Like now...

Tags: Mike Causey , Federal Report , workforce , FEEA , NARFE , disaster relief , NTEU

Tuesday - 11/13/2012, 02:00am EST

Federal buildings after superstorm Sandy

Tags: USPS , FTC , EPA , IRS , Washington monument , Capitol

Tuesday - 10/30/2012, 02:37pm EDT

FEMA pays initial costs of Sandy-related power, transportation operations

The federal government is picking up the tab to restore power and provide transportation in the areas hardest hit by Post- tropical Cyclone Sandy.

Tags: FEMA , disaster relief , DHS , Craig Fugate , Jolie Lee , budget , Andrew Cuomo , New York , New Jersey , Barack Obama

Thursday - 11/01/2012, 02:13pm EDT

Telework helps PTO employees stay productive through Sandy

Despite the federal government closing its offices to the public on Monday and Tuesday, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office was still able to average 70 percent productivity, thanks to its telework policy.

Tags: PTO , telework , David Kappos , Commerce , Jolie Lee

Friday - 11/02/2012, 03:15pm EDT

Federal Drive interviews - Nov. 5

Federal Drive broadcasts live from the National Contract Management Association conference. Also, the U.S. Attorney's Office in Brooklyn is back open for business after superstorm Sandy.

Tags: Federal Drive , DoD , Cybersecurity , NCMA , Technology , Bloomberg Government , Bob Litan , Loretta Lynch , DoJ ,

Monday - 11/05/2012, 09:09am EST

Hurricane holiday with Marlon Brando (?)

Birthday parties, prison visits or quality time with Marlon Brando reincarnated as a 23-pound cat. Those are just some of the ways Washington area feds spent their two-day Hurricane Sandy holiday, Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says.

Tags: Mike Causey , Federal Report , workforce ,

Friday - 11/02/2012, 02:00am EDT

After Sandy, feds deploy all-hands-on-deck approach

After superstorm Sandy, the government is putting all hands on deck response to the storm, providing on-the-ground assistance, federal funding and coordinating rescue and clean-up efforts.

Tags: FEMA , GSA , Dan Tangherlini , DHS , Craig Fugate , Janet Napolitano , Transportation , Ray Lahood , Julius Genachowski , FCC , EPA , Energy Department , management , U.S. Coast Guard , DoD , Jack Moore

Wednesday - 10/31/2012, 04:24pm EDT

Federal agencies open, operating under normal conditions Thursday

Federal agencies in the Washington, D.C., area are open Thursday and operating under normal procedures, the Office of Personnel Management announced.

Tags: OPM , operating status ,

Wednesday - 10/31/2012, 05:07pm EDT

Survivors of the storm

In politically-supercharged Washington, even a glancing blow from a monster hurricane can bring out the partisanship that makes us so unloved in other parts of the country, Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says. So what's your storm-of-the- century story?

Tags: Mike Causey , Federal Report , workforce ,

Thursday - 11/01/2012, 02:00am EDT
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