Nani Coloretti

FILE - In this Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2021, file photo, Isabella Casillas Guzman attends a Senate Small Business and Entrepreneurship confirmation hearing on her nomination to be Administrator of the Small Business Administration, on Capitol Hill in Washington.   The new head of the Small Business Administration expects to make changes at the agency that she says will enable it to further help small companies devastated by the COVID-19 pandemic. (Tasos Katopodis/Pool Photo via AP, File)

SBA dropping thousands of temporary employees hired as part of COVID response

The Small Business Administration is planning to shed the equivalent of more than 3,400 full-time employees as part of its budget request for fiscal 2023.

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(AP Photo/Desmond Boylan)FILE - In this Aug. 14, 2015, file photo, a U.S. flag flies at the U.S. embassy in Havana, Cuba. The United States is renewing calls for the Cuban government to determine the source of “attacks” on U.S. diplomats in Cuba that have affected some two dozen people. At a senior-level meeting with Cuban officials in Washington on June 14, 2018, the State Department said it had again raised the issue, which has prompted a significant reduction in staffing at the U.S. Embassy in Havana.(AP Photo/Desmond Boylan, File)

White House appoints leader of its response to mysterious ‘Havana Syndrome’

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Biden picks women of color to lead White House budget office

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Lessons from 2 agencies rising the ranks in the Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey

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Best Places to Work shows ‘tide turning’ for employee satisfaction in 2015

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HUD touts phased retirement program as means to build a ‘stronger’ agency

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Nani Coloretti, Deputy Secretary, HUD

It’s fast times for the Housing and Urban Development Department. Secretary Julian Castro has established priorities for both internal operations and policy….

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Senate leaves Social Security’s Colvin, others, waiting for confirmation

The Senate left Washington without confirming several of President Barack Obama’s nominees for the executive branch, including Carolyn Colvin, his choice…

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Agencies highlight accomplishments, prepare for new performance goals

The White House will release an updated list of agency high-priority goals and cross-agency priority goals with the annual budget request to Congress in March. Meanwhile, the Office of Management and Budget detailed agency successes over the last two years in meeting current goals.

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