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  • The Kundra announcement held hostage… day… Oh! Who knows… Plus DDM and GSA appointments…

    Yes, we said Tuesday that the announcement that could — emphasizing that we did say could — come on Wednesday… and no, it didn’t happen… clearly. They must have been too busy talking government contracting?…

  • Funding Fight Update

    President Barack Obama sent Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner and OMB Director Peter Orzag to Capitol Hill yesterday to defend the 2010 budget proposal. Jodi Schneider is Senior Editor at Congressional Quarterly and brings us up…

  • DC snow

    03.02.09 DC snow Originally uploaded by cdorobek Yes, Washington, DC is blanketed by snow — really. The first real DC snowstorm in years. It means I’ll be taking public transportation to Federal News Radio 1500…

  • The OrszBlog — the OMB director re-joins the blogosphere

    In what I think is a very powerful step, the director of the Office of Management and Budget Peter Orszag is re-joining the blogosphere. As I mentioned back in November, as the head of the…

  • Breaking Down the Proposed Budget

    The fiscal 2010 budget summary details almost four pages on how the Obama administration is going to manage the federal government. While many of the specifics were not laid out, there is a clear path…

  • White House launches Recovery.gov

    The White House, with the help of the General Services Administration, launched the site this morning. Sources say the site is using similar technology behind the USAspending.gov site to track federal contracts and grants.

  • A View from Inside

    What’s it like inside a presidential transition? A veteran of the Office of Management and Budget in previous administrations returned as a Senior Advisor to the Obama-Biden Transition Team. FederalNewsRadio’s Max Cacas has his story…

  • Budgeting and Bloat

    The second, $800-plus billion dollar stimulus package may be full of all measures to stabilize the economy. But FederalNewsRadio commentator Lurita Doan says the lasting effects could harm our children. Lurita is former Administrator at…

  • More Reaction to Kundra at OMB

    As expected most of the reaction to President Obama expected nomination of Vivek Kundra as the next OMB administrator for e-government and IT has been optimism. But there has been a lot of questions about…

  • Kundra Could be E-Gov Administrator 2

    FederalNewsRadio has learned that Vivek Kundra – the chief technology officer for the Washington, DC government — will be the OMB administrator for e-government and information technology. What challenges does he face… and who is…

  • Reaction to Killefer Withdrawal

    Nancy Killefer withdrew her nomination to be the next deputy director for management at the Office of Management and Budget, after she realized she owed 900 dollars in unpaid taxes. Killefer also was slated to…

  • Killefer Withdraws as CPO

    Nancy Killefer withdrew her nomination to serve as chief performance officer, after coming forward with concerns about her personal taxes. President Obama picked Killefer last month to serve at OMB. David Mark, Senior Editor for…

  • Office of Management and Budget-Part 2

    Karen Evans OMB’s E-Gov & Information Technology Administrator Jan. 15, 2009

  • Office of Management and Budget-Part 2

    Karen Evans OMB’s E-Gov & Information Technology Administrator Jan. 15, 2009