The Agriculture Department plans to reopen all Farm Service Agency offices for the duration of the partial government shutdown, on the same day a temporary plan to reopen select agency offices was set to expire.
In today’s Federal Newscast, bills to improve agency oversight of sexual harassment and give federal interns the same protection as employees pass the House.
As the partial government shutdown stretches into uncharted territory, agencies previously unaffected by the lapse in funding now find themselves reopening services.
Darren Ash, the chief information officer of the Agriculture Department’s Farm Service Agency, said over the next eight years, the FSA will make 11 petabytes of data and imagery accessible to its partners.
Darren Blue is heading over to the Veterans Affairs Department after spending the last seven years at GSA. The FDIC gets a new CIO and NNSA a new chief learning officer.
Jim Gwinn grew up on a small family farm in West Virginia. Now he’s the chief information officer for the Agriculture Department’s Farm Service Agency (FSA). October 7, 2010