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Tangherlini sought details of GSA IG's investigation tactics

The acting administrator of GSA said he met with IG Brian Miller and David Shea after accusations the IG investigator's tactics were overly aggressive in looking into the recent SmartPay Conference. Tangherlini also expects to receive suggestions on how the CIO reorganization would work, and how to go forward with the reduction of FAS fees in the coming weeks.

Tags: management , GSA , Brian Miller , Dan Tangherlini , reorganization , Casey Coleman , Smart Pay Conference , oversight , Jason Miller , exclusive

Friday - 09/14/2012, 05:28am EDT
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GSA praised for steps to reform culture, organization

Senate lawmakers and the agency's Inspector General say the strategy to reorganize the General Services Administration and make it more accountable is on the right track. Acting Administrator Dan Tangherlini said he will consolidate IT and HR across the agency, and reduce contracting fees charged by the Federal Acquisition Service.

Tags: management , acquisition , Dan Tangherlini , GSA , Joe Lieberman , Susan Collins , Brian Miller , oversight , Senate Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs Co , strategic sourcing , contracting fees , Competition in Contracting Act , Jason Miller

Thursday - 09/13/2012, 06:33am EDT
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GSA to centralize oversight of IT, HR after top-to-bottom review

Acting Administrator Dan Tangherlini will tell Senate lawmakers today about his plans to continue reforming the agency in the aftermath of the Western Regions Conference scandal. Along with consolidating CIO and human resources offices, Tangherlini wants the Federal Acquisition Service to reduce its fees. Federal News Radio has obtained an exclusive copy of Tangherlini's testimony.

Tags: GSA , management , Dan Tangherlini , Senate Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs Co , reorganization , Jason Miller , exclusive

Wednesday - 09/12/2012, 06:01am EDT

Senate committee questions GSA IG about investigation tactics

In a routine pre-hearing briefing call, Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee staff members asked Brian Miller about his staff's decision to knock on a GSA employee's door after 11 p.m. at the SmartPay conference last month. Miller and acting GSA Administrator Dan Tangherlini are scheduled to testify Sept. 12 before the committee on changes the agency has made in light of the conference spending scandals.

Tags: management , workforce , oversight , Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee , David Shea , Brian Miller , Jason Miller

Thursday - 09/06/2012, 05:52pm EDT

The incredible imploding agency

If you move a few letters around the initials of the General Services Administration, you get G- A-S, as in explosive, Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says. Just when you thought GSA couldn't get in any deeper there's another explosion.

Tags: Mike Causey , Federal Report , GSA ,

Wednesday - 09/05/2012, 02:00am EDT

Conference investigation leaves some questioning GSA IG's aggressive tactics

The General Services Administration's inspector general investigated the agency's recent SmartPay Training Conference and found no wrongdoing or elaborate spending. But the approach taken by the GSA inspector has left some at the agency uneasy. According to a draft memo obtained by Federal News Radio, tactics used by the investigator included a late night awakening and interrogation of the GSA executive in charge of the conference.

Tags: GSA , FAS , SmartPay , SmartPay Training Conference , David Shea , Brian Miller , inspector general , Steven Heckler , Jeff Denham , James Hudson , Sarah Breen , exclusive

Tuesday - 09/04/2012, 02:40am EDT
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GSA expects $11M savings from travel, conference cuts

The General Services Administration projects it will save $11 million from April to September from reforms to employee travel and agency conferences. Since April, GSA canceled 47 conferences.

Tags: GSA , Dan Tangherlini , budget , oversight , House Oversight and Government Reform , management , conferences , Jolie Lee

Wednesday - 08/29/2012, 08:56am EDT

Fired GSA Buildings Service commissioner finds new job

Bob Peck, who was fired in April after an inspector general's report revealed excessive spending at a GSA conference, was hired by the Gensler consulting group to lead its D.C.-based office.

Tags: Bob Peck , GSA , Public Buildings Service , 2010 Western Regions Conference , inspector general , Michael OConnell

Friday - 08/24/2012, 06:03am EDT

VA paid $52K for 'Patton' conference training video

A 15-minute training video that cost $52,000 to make joins the examples of excessive spending at two Veterans Affairs' conferences last year with a total pricetag of $5 million.

Tags: VA , House Veterans Affairs Committee , House Oversight and Government Reform , Jeff Miller , Darrell Issa , Eric Shinseki , conference , oversight , budget , Congress , George Patton

Thursday - 08/23/2012, 09:45am EDT

Former GSA official Prouty fights back against firing

The former Public Buildings Service Region 8 commissioner filed an appeal with the Merit Systems Protection Board against GSA for wrongful termination.

Tags: management , oversight , Paul Prouty , GSA , MSPB , Bill Bransford , Jason Miller , exclusive

Wednesday - 08/15/2012, 05:18pm EDT
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