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CR could provide some BRAC traffic relief

The six-month continuing resolution Congress passed earlier this month was mostly about cuts, but it also included several hundred million dollars in new spending pushed through by the Maryland and Virginia congressional delegations. That money will pay to help solve some of the huge traffic problems this year's military personnel moves are expected to create around the DC area.

Tags: DoD , Congress , BRAC , Fort Belvoir , Bethesda National Naval Medical Center , Jim Moran , Barbara Mikulski , Ben Cardin , Jared Serbu

Tuesday - 04/19/2011, 07:52am EDT
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Many agencies are not under a hiring freeze

Federal News Radio surveyed 10 agencies to find out how they are preparing for a shutdown, and how operating under a continuing resolution is affecting their operations.

Tags: management , pay and benefits , shutdown , OMB , SBA , GPO , HUD , Justice , NASA , State , Commerce , Energy , NRC , DoT , hiring freeze , John Buckner

Thursday - 03/03/2011, 07:46pm EST

Three big budget issues still unsettled in Virginia

Virginia's lawmakers are heading toward the end of their 45-day legislative session with big decisions to make on the three big items that directly affect people's lives: transportation, education and health care

Tags: Virginia Senate , Virginia House of Delegates , Bob McDonnell , budget , education , health care , Mark Rozell

Sunday - 02/20/2011, 02:13pm EST

Senate grills TSA on airport screenings

With one week until the holiday travel season begins, hearings are being held on airport screenings, including new pat-down techniques and full body scanners. Bob Cusack, managing editor of The Hill and John Adler, President of FLEOA join us with their takes.

Tags: TSA , airport security , body scanners , John Pistole , Jon Adler , Bob Cusack , The Hill , FLEOA , hearing , Congress , Congressional Spotlight , Jamie Blanco

Wednesday - 11/17/2010, 02:17pm EST
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Further abuse in Medicaid transpo program

WTOP has learned of further abuse by Medicaid recipients, successfully billing the state for hundreds of miles in cab fare, food and personal trips sporting events.

Tags: Evan Haning , Paul D. Shinkman , Erica L. Brecher , Medicaid , Nelson Sabatini , William Donald Schaefer , David Paulson , Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene

Tuesday - 11/02/2010, 09:53am EDT

Transit CIOs form consortium

New organization of transit officials will share technology information and best practices.

Tags: newscast , DorobekInsider , Must Reads , management

Thursday - 07/22/2010, 02:20pm EDT

51 percent say commutes same as 2 years ago

Thirty-three percent of Northern Virginians and 31 percent of Marylanders surveyed say they are spending more time on the road.

Tags: Greater Washington Board of Trade , commute , Sprawl and Crawl , Kate Ryan , Colleen Kelleher , traffic ,

Wednesday - 06/16/2010, 09:26am EDT

Streetcars could be free in parts of D.C.

"The point of this is to stimulate growth and move people between neighborhoods," D.C. Department of Transportation Director Gabe Klein tells WTOP.

Tags: streetcar , street car , Gabe Klein , Adam Tuss , Colleen Kelleher , Anacostia , H Street ,

Thursday - 05/06/2010, 07:37am EDT

US CTO Chopra describes the work to be done on openness

Assessments show that we are off to a good start--but have much more work to do as we transition our overall efforts towards effective agency implementation. U.S. Chief Technology Officer, Aneesh Chopra explains.

Tags: Federal Drive , technology , mngt , Open Government Directive , CTO , Aneesh Chopra , open government dashboard , OSTP , OMB , HHS , NASA , best practices

Monday - 05/03/2010, 10:58am EDT
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MTA planner worried Ehrlich's return could kill Purple Line

Returning former Gov. Robert Ehrlich to the state's highest elected office in November could spell trouble for the planned Purple Line, according to the Maryland Transit Administration planner who is supervising the project.

Tags: Bob Ehrlich , Purple Line , Maryland Transportation Authority , Metro , Martin O'Malley , Michael Madden , InterCounty Connector

Tuesday - 04/20/2010, 02:00am EDT
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