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VA seeks Army Corps of Engineers' help after construction failures

VA will seek at least $1.1 billion from Congress to rescue a Denver hospital project that was supposed to cost $600 million. The final price tag won't be known for several more months. VA also asked the Army Corps to conduct a complete examination of its major construction programs across the country.

Tags: Congress , Army Corps of Engineers , Veterans Health Administration , contracting , Industry , Kiewit-Turner , Sloan Gibson , Lloyd Caldwell , House Veterans Affairs Committee , management , Jared Serbu

Friday - 01/23/2015, 04:56am EST
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FedBid splits into two, names Jordan CEO of new public sector company

The reverse auction vendor says its decision to split up its federal and commercial businesses has nothing to do with the critical Veterans Affairs inspector general report from September. Joe Jordan said FedBid has taken several steps to ensure any problems highlighted by the IG are resolved.

Tags: exclusive , Industry , people , Joe Jordan , Ali Saadat , FedBid , contracting , reverse auctions , Jason Miller

Tuesday - 01/20/2015, 07:00am EST

OSC helps VA whistleblowers retain jobs, regain reputations

Veterans Affairs whistleblowers reclaimed their jobs and reputations after supervisors tried to downplay claims of falsified performance reports, a delayed response to rape allegations against a VA employee and low staffing levels at VA medical centers.

Tags: OSC , Oversight , MSPB , back pay , whistleblower , suspension , VA Medical Centers , Sean McCalley

Tuesday - 01/20/2015, 05:17pm EST

Does CIO stand for 'chief information officer' or 'career is over'?

With the challenges that chief information officers face today, it is worth asking whether becoming a CIO is worth the work and jeopardy it seems to entail, says former FAA IT leader Bob Woods in a new commentary.

Tags: Bob Woods , Topside Consulting , GSA , Transportation Department , management , CIO , FITARA , Clinger-Cohen Act , information technology , technology , commentary

Thursday - 01/15/2015, 05:07am EST

Digging through the new bills: Across-the-board cuts and more

We've gone through the first 400 bills in the new Congress to pull out those you'll want to watch, from a measure to kick political appointees out of the Federal Employees Health Benefits Plan to three that embrace across-the-board spending cuts.

Tags: Congress , House , Senate , budget , DoD , HealthCare.gov , OPM , IRS , Emily Kopp

Thursday - 01/08/2015, 11:15am EST

Roger Baker, Chief Strategy Officer, Agilex, Former CIO, VA

Christmas is over, but a new Congress starts this week. So now is really the perfect time to offer Capitol Hill a federal IT wish list. Roger Baker is chief strategy officer of Agilex, and former chief information officer of the Department of Veterans Affairs. On In Depth with Francis Rose, he shared a wish list of his own.

Tags: Roger Baker , Agilix , Congress , In Depth

Wednesday - 01/07/2015, 04:20pm EST
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Vice Adm. Norb Ryan, President, Military Officers Association of America

Troops start the new year with a 1 percent pay raise. That's a little less than the 1.8 percent raise they would have gotten automatically from the annual cost of living adjustment. A study on pay and benefits from the Military Compensation and Retirement Modernization Commission is due next month. Vice Adm. Norb Ryan is president of the Military Officers Association of America. He says some kind of reform is long overdue. He shared his Top 3 for 2015 on In Depth with Francis Rose. He says morale is still a top priority for the military, even with fewer commitments in Afghanistan.

Tags: Norb Ryan , Navy , Military Compensation and Retirement Modernization Commission , Military Officers Association of America , DoD , sequestration , Readiness , budget , In Depth , Top 3 for 2015

Tuesday - 01/06/2015, 04:20pm EST

OPM issues interim rule on veterans preference

New Office of Personnel Management clarifies statutory language affecting who is eligible to receive veterans preference during the hiring process at federal agencies.

Tags: OPM , veterans preference , DoD , hiring , Michael OConnell , workforce

Friday - 01/02/2015, 05:55pm EST

Our readers' favorite stories of 2014

Even without all the fireworks caused by furloughs and the government shutdown that occurred in 2013, Federal News Radio readers found plenty to intrigue them in 2014. Read our 10 most-read stories for 2014.

Tags: workforce , pay and benefits , budget , management , IRS , OPM , Naval History and Heritage Command , Capitol Dome , Medicare , COLA , retirement

Wednesday - 12/31/2014, 11:56am EST
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