The National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) has a difficult mission. It must constantly assess the condition of the nation's nuclear warheads. Explosive testing has been banned under international treaties for decades. It's been spending billions on new instruments deep underground. The Government Accountability Office (GAO) has found that the NNSA needs to tighten up its program management. For more, Tom Temin spoke with the GAO's Director of Natural Resources and Environment, Allison Bawden.
An innovation lab, nationwide coworking spaces, technology test-drives, short-term office revamp plans: GSA wants agencies to kick-start the revitalization of workspaces sooner rather than later. We share all the details.
Although USDA met its obligations to notify Congress about a transfer of funds to support NIFA’s relocation, the department did not meet the same requirements for ERS’ relocation, GAO found.
The Veterans Affairs Department has long had a nationwide network of facilities so it could be close to those it serves. But now it's taking that a step further, with a fleet of mobile medical units on wheels.
I speak with Dr. Makenzie Lystrup, Center Director, Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, MD.
I spoke with Dr. James Kenyon, Center Director, Glenn Research Center in Cleveland, Ohio.
DHS and GSA will use a $288 million investment from the Inflation Reduction Act to build two new headquarters buildings, as well as a new parking garage, at DHS’ St. Elizabeths West Campus in southeast Washington, D.C.
The Hubert H. Humphrey Federal Building, home to headquarters for the Health and Human Services Department, might also lament about being considered ugly. In fact, its become something of an internet thing, after a Washington newspaper called HHS the ugliest building in D.C.
As many other agencies announce decreases to telework, the Government Publishing Office is taking a different approach to the future of work.
Thanks to that extensive survey by the Government Accountability Office, we know just how empty federal offices really are. None of them is more than half full. That fact has depressed the market for certain commodities a lot of vendors counted on each year as a kind of annuity.
It's one thing to want new infrastructure, but it's another thing to get a project through a nearly impenetrable thicket of federal, state and local environmental rules, not to mention the almost inevitable lawsuits.
17 of 24 agency headquarters offices are at or below one-quarter of full capacity, the Government Accountability Office found in preliminary findings from 2023 data.
The Agricultural Research Service has broken ground on a big new facility at the University of Kentucky. It's known as the Forage-Animal Production Research Unit.
The "non-recurring expenses fund" doesn't have a flashy name, but it could become a "significant tool" for DHS to make both IT and facilities improvements.