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Postal Service prepares to move to five day delivery

The Postal Service is also considering changes to its pay and benefits, as well, including how it plans to fund its retirement program and whether it will reduce its workforce. Postmaster General John Potter recently testified before the Senate about the overall plan.

Tags: pay & benefits , management , John Potter , Capitol Hill , Dorothy Ramienski , retirement

Wednesday - 03/24/2010, 02:18pm EDT

Agencies going green and saving green

Energy conservation and saving taxpayer dollars are the goals of an Executive order to agencies signed by the President last October. But what are the special challenges of complying with that order for Executive Branch agencies? A Senate committee spent yesterday afternoon getting a progress report.

Tags: management , energy conservation , Executive Order 13514 , Senate Financial Management, Government Informatio , Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs , Tom Carper , Nancy Sutley , White House Council on Environmental Quality , Richard Kidd , Department of Energy , Dorothy Robyn , Department of Defense , Sam Pulcrano , President Obama , Max Cacas

Thursday - 01/28/2010, 06:34am EST
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GAO: Postal Service did not overpay CSRS account

The Postal Service has not paid too much for retirement benefits for employees under the Civil Service Retirement System. A report by the Government Accountability Office throws a wrench in the Postal Service's plan to return to profitability by accessing more than $50 billion now held for retirement benefits.

Tags: workforce , GAO , pay and benefits , Emily Kopp , Dennis Ross

Thursday - 10/13/2011, 01:51pm EDT
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USPS faces competing interests in path to reform

Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) said he wants to give the struggling Postal Service more flexibility to act like a private business, including the ability to force retirement-eligible employees to step down. Meanwhile, the Postal Regulatory Commission worries the Postal Service is losing sight of its public mission.

Tags: postal rate commission , Darrell Issa , workforce , management , budget , House Oversight and Government Reform Committee , postal reform , Emily Kopp , Ruth Goldway , Heritage Foundation

Wednesday - 10/05/2011, 06:27am EDT
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Foreign Service braces for budget cuts, the likelihood of USPS health plan proposal

Mike welcomes Susan Johnson of the American Foreign Service Association and Steve Losey and Sean Reilly of the Federal Times.
October 5, 2011

Tags: Your Turn , pay and benefits , Mike Causey , Steve Losey , Sean Reilly , Federal Times , budget , continuing resolution , Congress , State , Foreign Service , American Foreign Service Association , susan johnson

Wednesday - 10/05/2011, 04:27pm EDT
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Feds have sacrificed enough, federal groups tell supercommittee

Postal workers and federal employees groups are urging the "supercommittee" to reject President Barack Obama's proposed increase in employee retirement contributions and support his cap on contractors' salaries. The Federal-Postal Coalition also wants lawmakers to preserve Saturday mail delivery, despite USPS' wishes.

Tags: Federal-Postal Coalition , unions , NTEU , Colleen Kelley , Barack Obama , workforce , pay and benefits , supercommittee , Emily Kopp

Wednesday - 09/28/2011, 06:02pm EDT

Wednesday morning federal headlines - Sept. 28

On today's Federal Drive: OMB takes a more hands-off approach in giving agencies 2013 budget guidance, two companies dropped their protest of an Interior Department cloud-computing contract and the USPS debt deadline is extended.

Tags: Federal Drive , Federal Drive newscast , Tom Temin , Amy Morris , OMB , budget , Jack Lew , NASA , GSA

Wednesday - 09/28/2011, 08:30am EDT

Storage Efficiency

"Data volumes are exploding. Budgets are shrinking. Join this discussion and learn how federal agencies are storing more, yet spending less on storage. If you need to cut your IT budget, doesn't it make sense to start with one of your biggest line items? Tune in as our panelists present real examples that show how agencies are containing large volumes while capturing savings—with storage that's faster, easier to manage, and more secure. Find out the keys to storage efficiency: buying less hardware, eliminating redundant data, streamlining backup/recovery, avoiding network or bandwidth upgrades, and reducing everyday operating costs."

Tags: technology , budget , NetApp , Henry Sienkiewicz , Mike Milazzo , Dale Wickizer , John Edgar , HUD , DISA

Tuesday - 09/27/2011, 12:30pm EDT
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Congress to extend deadline for Postal Service debt

The Postal Service would get seven more weeks to pay a $5.5 billion debt to the Treasury under the continuing resolution passed Monday by the Senate. A House version includes the same provision. The bill is due on Friday.

Tags: continuing resolution , Congress , Tom Carper , House Oversight and Government Reform Committee , senate homeland security and governmental affairs , budget , Emily Kopp , senate homeland security and governmental affairs , senate homeland security and governmental affairs , senate homeland security and governmental affairs , Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs

Tuesday - 09/27/2011, 07:25pm EDT

Monday morning federal headlines - Sept. 26

On today's Federal Drive: A shutdown looms larger as the Senate prepares to debate a continuing resolution and DHS officials said they are committed to the headquarters consolidation effort underway at St. Elizabeth's even as funding appears uncertain.

Tags: Congress , budget , NASA , continuing resolution , health IT

Monday - 09/26/2011, 08:25am EDT
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