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  • NNSA CIO Osborn retiring

    Bob Osborn, the National Nuclear Security Administration’s chief information officer, is leaving the government after more than 36 years of service.

  • DHS’s Locatis leaving after only 9 months

    Mike Locatis, the DHS Assistant Secretary for the Office of Cybersecurity and Communications, is returning to Colorado after serving in the federal government for more than two years.

  • AFGE vice president Bowman dies

    Dwight Bowman, the national vice president of the American Federation of Government Employees’ 14th district, died suddenly Wednesday morning, the union announced.

  • Salazar to step down as Interior secretary

    Ken Salazar, a former Colorado senator and attorney general, handed in his resignation as secretary of the Interior to President Barack Obama, according to a department spokesman. Salazar joined the administration in 2009, when Obama assumed his office.

  • What are the top issues facing veterans in 2013?

    Host Derrick Dortch hosts a roundtable discussion of veteran’s issues, with representatives from the Veterans of Foreign Wars. January 11, 2013(Encore presentation January 25, 2013)

  • Labor Secretary Solis resigning

    Labor Secretary Hilda Solis has told colleagues she is resigning from Obama administration. Solis, a former California congresswoman, has led the department for nearly four years, after being confirmed by the Senate in February 2009.

  • Newtown Connecticut, risk management and gun lobbying

    On this week’s Bloomberg Government Capital Impact show, analysts will discuss the mass shooting at an elementary school in Newtown Connecticut. They will also talk about how President Obama plans to respond to the tragedy, and the impact that response will have on the gun lobby. December 20, 2012

  • Nominate a Top Leader in Federal Service

    Help Federal News Radio recognize the most successful leaders in the civil service by nominating a co-worker who you think knows how to lead well.

  • PTO head Kappos stepping down

    David Kappos, director of the Patent and Trademark Office, is stepping down early next year.

  • Schapiro stepping down after leading SEC in crisis

    Mary Schapiro is stepping down as chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission after helping lead the Obama administration’s regulatory response to the 2008 financial crisis.

  • NIST’s Leaf to become Labor deputy CIO

    Dawn Leaf takes over for Tom Wiesner who retired in June.

  • Cabinet Tracker

    President Barack Obama may be staying put for four more years, but many of the top officials he appointed to agency posts are eyeing the exits. Federal News Radio’s Cabinet Tracker will follow the comings and goings of the leaders in his Cabinet (and other high-level presidential appointees) heading into Obama’s second term.

  • Lockheed CEO-elect Kubasik resigns after ethics probe

    Christopher Kubasik, Lockheed Martin’s president, chief operating officer and CEO-elect, resigned Friday after an ethics probe revealed an improper relationship with a subordinate employee. The board named Marillyn Hewson, the executive vice president of the company’s Electronic Systems unit, the president and COO, effective immediately. Hewson will also become the CEO in January 2013 — when Kubasik had been slated to become the company’s chief executive, taking over for retiring Bob Stevens.

  • Kirit Amin heads to Commerce as deputy CIO

    Amin spent the last eight months as HUD’s chief technology officer.