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From binder clips to sequester pads, one fed takes small steps to tackle big budget problems

Joseph Frankovic looked around his office at the Federal Register and saw that it was being overrun by binder clips. At a time when agencies are struggling to save budget dollars wherever they can, Frankovic saw an opportunity to make a difference - and he took it.

Tags: Joseph Frankovic , Federal Register , NARA , workforce , Michael OConnell , Federal Drive , green government

Thursday - 08/29/2013, 06:43pm EDT

The state of the small business contracting market

Womenable CEO Julie Weeks joins host Mark Amtower to talk about her research on small business contractors and what they can do to earn more government business.
September 2, 2013

Tags: contracting , Julie Weeks , Womenable , American Express Open Forum , American Express , Mark Amtower , Small business contracting , Amtower Off Center , women owned small businesses ,

Monday - 09/02/2013, 07:11pm EDT
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The defense budget and military satellite communications

Todd Harrison, senior fellow for Defense Budget Studies at the Center for Strategic and Budetary Assessments, will discuss how the defense industry is being impacted by sequestration. He will also give us an update on the U.S. military satellite communications system.
August 30 & September 6, 2013

Tags: workforce , Todd Harrison , Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments , DoD budget , MILSATCOM , contracting , Derrick Dortch , Fed Access

Friday - 08/30/2013, 10:41pm EDT
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What's ahead for senior executives?

Senior Executives Association president Carol Bonosaro will discuss a new survey where government execs were asked their opinions on a wide variey of issues.
August 28, 2013

Tags: pay and benefits , budget cuts , Senior Executives Assocation , Senior Executives Service , Carol Bonosaro , Mike Causey , Your Turn

Wednesday - 08/28/2013, 08:03pm EDT
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Hagel talks sequestration and readiness

Secretary of State Chuck Hagel speaks to marines about the impact of sequestration on the military's readiness. Also, Air Force Maj. Gen. Steven Kwast discusses the upcoming Quadrennial Defense Review.

Tags: Pentagon Solutions , Chuck Hagel , Beth McGrath , Steven Kwast , DoD ,

Wednesday - 08/28/2013, 06:19pm EDT
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A foursome you don't want?

Ever hear the old saying that bad things come in threes? It's been around a long time, and it often seems to work out that way. Bad news, bad weather, whatever. Unless you happen to work for the federal government, in which case, make that bad news comes as a foursome, Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says.

Tags: Mike Causey , Federal Report , workforce ,

Wednesday - 08/28/2013, 02:00am EDT

Former Air Force Secretary Michael Donley to lead Pentagon's drive for efficiencies

Former Air Force Secretary Michael Donley has a new job: Help the Defense Department cut its headquarters budget by $40 billion over the next 10 years and streamline the Pentagon's organizational structure. Deputy Defense Secretary Ashton Carter revealed in internal guidance Monday that Donley, who stepped down from the Air Force in June, would lead the efficiencies review.

Tags: DoD , budget , Michael Donley , Air Force , Ashton Carter , Chuck Hagel , efficiencies , Jack Moore

Tuesday - 08/27/2013, 04:48pm EDT

Fired, furloughed or locked out - what are the odds?

In some states, they used to let condemned prisoners choose their method of execution. That has mostly gone out of style. But here in Washington, politicians still give about-to-be-kicked federal workers some different options, Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says. Such as furloughed, fired or locked out.

Tags: furloughs , workforce , Mike Causey , Federal Report

Tuesday - 08/27/2013, 02:00am EDT

Coffers nearly dry, FEEA says most furlough loans could end next week

The Federal Employee Education and Assistance Fund says it won't be able to help out most furloughed federal employees beyond the end of the week because donations haven't kept up with the crush of applications from employees facing the forced time off.

Tags: workforce , furloughs , FEEA , Steve Bauer , Federal Drive , Tom Temin , Emily Kopp , Jack Moore

Monday - 08/26/2013, 01:41pm EDT
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How many furlough days did feds actually take?

With the end of fiscal 2013 just over a month away, many agencies are wrapping up their furlough days. Some agencies have even reduced the number of unpaid leave days they originally thought they would need. This graphic depicts the total number of furlough days originally declared by agencies versus the number of furloughs actually taken.

Tags: furloughs , DoD , workforce , IRS , FAA , Michael OConnell

Friday - 08/23/2013, 12:00pm EDT
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