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SEA calls on House lawmakers to further improve VA Accountability bill

Carol Bonosaro, president of the Senior Executives Association, explained her organization's concerns, saying Congress doesn't need to micromanage SES performance reviews at VA.

Tags: House Veterans Affairs Committee , Senior Executives Association , Senior Executive Service , Veterans Affairs Department , Oversight , Carol Bonosaro , Jason Miller

Thursday - 04/16/2015, 04:35pm EDT

Jason Miller, Executive Editor, Federal News Radio

Agencies are wasting billions of dollars because they're consistently duplicating efforts. The Government Accountability Office's latest report identifies dozens of federal functions marked by duplication, overlap and fragmentation. GAO says reducing it all could save $80 billion. Federal News Radio's executive editor Jason Miller joined the Federal Drive with Tom Temin with details on why, when it comes to information technology, a new law could help cut waste and deliver more savings.

Tags: Jason Miller , GAO , duplicative programs , overlapping programs , Oversight

Wednesday - 04/15/2015, 09:36am EDT
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Lessons for federal IT from Roman architecture

Scott told the 39 participants who kicked off the IT Solutions Challenge last week to follow in the example of an ancient Roman architect.

Tags: Technology , Tony Scott , Lisa Danzig , OMB , CIO Council , IT Solutions Challenge , Inside the Reporters Notebook , Jason Miller

Monday - 04/13/2015, 04:46am EDT

IRS Commissioner questions congressional double-edged sword

IRS Commissioner John Koskinen said there is a disconnect in Congress as lawmakers continue to give the bureau more responsibility yet reduce its budget. He said he has a plan for the IRS to modernize its online services despite its budget challenges.

Tags: budget , Congress , IRS , John Koskinen , Technology , Citizen services , Brookings Institution , Jason Miller , Rosemary Marcuss , tax

Friday - 04/10/2015, 04:12am EDT

Don't let your agency strike out at its budget hearing

Doug Criscitello, former chief financial officer at Housing and Urban Development, offers advice for federal managers to navigate the complex and sometimes messy budget process.

Tags: Doug Criscitello , budget , Federal Drive , Shefali Kapadia

Tuesday - 04/07/2015, 11:16am EDT
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Officials: No known link to terrorism in DC power outages

D.C. Department of Homeland Security and Emergency Management spokeswoman Robyn Johnson says about 8,000 customers in Washington were affected Tuesday afternoon.

Tags: power outage , Pepco , DHS , Robyn Johnson , Sean Kelly , federal buildings

Tuesday - 04/07/2015, 01:43pm EDT

Women make gains in federal management, but hurdles remain

For women who dream of the corner office, now is a good time to work for the federal government, according to a report by the Office of Personnel Management.

Tags: OPM , women , gender , diversity , workforce , Emily Kopp ,

Wednesday - 04/01/2015, 02:22pm EDT

Hamburg reflects on time at FDA

"There is a sort of bittersweet quality about stepping down, because there's more work to be done, and it's exciting to be a part of that work," former FDA Commissioner Dr. Margaret Hamburg told Women of Washington radio show hosts Aileen Black and Gigi Schumm.

Tags: Margaret Hamburg , FDA , Women of Washington , Aileen Black , Gigi Schumm ,

Wednesday - 04/01/2015, 09:48am EDT

Nabors promoted to VA chief of staff

The Veterans Affairs secretary has picked a White House veteran to be his new chief of staff, replacing Joe Riojas. Riojas has been with VA since 2009 and is leaving government.

Tags: exclusive , people , VA , Rob Nabors , Joe Riojas , Bob McDonald , OMB , White House , Congress , Jason Miller

Wednesday - 04/01/2015, 04:48am EDT

No more fireproof feds

Members of Congress are pursuing legislation that would make it easier to fire federal employees for misconduct or malfeasance. Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says the lawmakers are focusing on career civil servants, namely members of the Senior Executive Service.

Tags: Mike Causey , Mike Causeys Federal Report , pay and benefits , Congress , firing , workforce ,

Wednesday - 04/01/2015, 03:00am EDT
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