A new blog’s goal is to raise the profile of some of the best publications from the Federal Government, past and present. Davita Vance Cooks, Managing Director of Publication & Information Sales for GPO explains.
WFED’s Max Cacas reports.
Three Pentagon Force Protection Agency officers responded when a lone gunman opened fire at the main entrance to the Pentagon on March 4, 2010. We learn more in this encomium from Sen. Ted Kaufman.
Experts wary about cybersecurity, Black market rising for IP addresses
You can’t tell the players without a scorecard!
The way the federal government does business with contractors is changing.
Agency budgets are about to hit the chopping block, and none too soon. Congressional expert and Senior Editor of American Banker, Jodi Schneider, says to expect continuing resolutions come the fall.
Commissioner Astrue tells House committee that despite the recession, the agency still plans on reducing its disability claims backlog. SSA using a combination of technology, new employees and improved processes to continue on the path to eliminate its hearings backlog by 2013. State agency furloughs, however, are causing additional challenges with the log jam of claims.
House Transportation subcommittee asked for updates from program head, Transportation IG, and GAO.
The low-ball 1.4 percent pay raise the White House has proposed for federal workers and military personnel may be a poker chip politicians will use over the summer. Senior Correspondent Mike Causey tells why the 2011 pay raise isn’t chiseled in stone.
The U.S. Army is taking a new approach when it comes to getting troops ready to fight in the 21st century. A recent GAO report says that the Army needs to seize the opportunity of integrating acquisition reforms, as well as keeping technology current.
The Navy may be changing its name soon from the Department of the Navy to the Department of the Navy and the Marine Corps. Jodi Schneider, Senior Editor in the Washington Bureau of the American Banker, has details on this an what else is moving on the Hill.
U.S. energy companies and manufacturers are adamant that the Senate climate bill pre-empt the states and the EPA’s Clean Air Act authority to control greenhouse gases. National Journal’s Margaret Kriz Hobson, energy and environmental correspondent has details.
Committee Chairman Ike Skelton says fixing the acquisition system at the Department of Defense is a bipartisan goal.