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Obama offers few insights for feds in State of the Union

President Barack Obama did not address federal IT and procurement reforms during his State of the Union address Tuesday night, but he did call for a review of all federal training programs. He also reiterated the need to speed up federal permitting and the continued reduction of the backlog of claims at the Department of Veterans Affairs.

Tags: Barack Obama , State of the Union , management , acquisition , contracting , Jason Miller , Congress , minimum wage , permitting

Tuesday - 01/28/2014, 10:50pm EST

Gray: Cities need more help from the federal government

D.C. Mayor Vince Gray points to job training as the key to lowering the city's unemployment rate, and he's looking to the federal government for help.

Tags: jobs , unemployment , Vince Gray , U.S. Conference of Mayors , stimulus ,

Saturday - 06/18/2011, 04:26pm EDT

House bill to strengthen vet job training

A bill introduced this week in the House would improve training for veterans and change hiring practices to favor veterans.

Tags: Sanford Bishop , Hiring Heroes Act of 2011 , Patty Murray , VA , hiring , Congress , Jolie Lee

Wednesday - 05/25/2011, 01:10pm EDT