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Recovery.gov gears up for a makeover

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Stimulus oversight panel will issue a request for proposal for IT vendors in the coming weeks.

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SEC official sees 'logic and efficiency' with merger

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Market watchdog would work together well with Commodity Futures Trading Commission even without merger, chair says.

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Senate considers bill affecting federal retirement

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Lawmakers this week take up legislation that would, among other things, allow FERS employees to count their unused sick leave toward retirement.

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Feds turning out in force for Komen cancer race

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The Susan G. Komen Global Race for the Cure, an event held every year to raise money to cure breast cancer, will be held in Washington this weekend.

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Food and drug agency to study greater openness

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FDA commissioner announces creation of a task force to recommend how the agency can release more information in such areas as drug evaluation and enforcement matters.

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From Nextgov.com: Air Force uses jets for long-range communications on battlefields

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New system will provide almost round-the-clock radio communications over a battlefield from an altitude of 40,000 feet.

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Supplemental likely to have $3.1 billion for planes

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Negotiators are set to agree to the funding, which was included in the House-passed version of the bill but not in the Senate one.

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Politicians Can Do Things

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This morning brought news that President Obama had nominated Congressman John McHugh (R-NY) as the next Secretary of the United States Army.

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Report finds widespread enrollment in pricey prescription drug plans

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Choosing a co-insurance plan could add thousands of dollars to the annual cost of specialty drugs to treat chronic or life-threatening illnesses.

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National Park Service Waives Some Park Fees

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There will be no entrance fees at national parks including Yellowstone National Park on three weekends this summer. (Post) Always wanted to visit Yellowstone or the Grand Canyon?

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Winning the hearts and minds... with Twitter?

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The command overseeing U.S. operations in Afghanistan today announced the launch of its social networking strategy, which includes a Twitter feed and pages on Facebook and YouTube.

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Video Explains Opposition to Paid Parental Leave

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On the same day The Eye reports in The Post about a full plate of Congressional measures important to federal workers, Rep.

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McHugh said to be pick for Army secretary

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Republican has represented New York's 23rd District since 1993.

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Thanks, GAO

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Those of you who joined me the last time I guest-hosted here will remember my ongoing fascination with the reports that the Government Accountability Office releases on a regular basis.

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House, Senate Dems tentatively agree on supplemental

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Senate majority leader says moving some appropriations bills separately rather than bundling them together will be a priority this year.

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On Politics: Dress Rehearsal

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Conservatives appear to be using Sonia Sotomayor to sharpen their attack strategies for future nominees who would change the balance of the Supreme Court.

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Eye Opener: The Cabinet's Midwest Road Trip

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Secretaries Solis, Locke, Chu, Salazar and Vilsack visit Midwest states today to tout the goodness of the administration's economic recovery plan. (AP, Bloomberg, Getty, Post) Happy Tuesday!

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Livermore Lab Loses Laptops

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The Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory in Livermore, Calif.

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Just Rewards

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I just wanted to call attention to a new feature we're running that is a compendium of discounts for federal employees.

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Cutting Through The Clutter

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Carolyn Duffy Marsan has a terrific feature in our May issue about what it will take for agencies to comply with the Obama administration's directive, due Thursday, that they take public comment more

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From Nextgov.com: Senators skim over open government during CTO confirmation hearing

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Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee members say virtually nothing to nominee Aneesh Chopra during question-and-answer session.

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Obama team outlines its management agenda

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Priorities include revamping Bush's system of evaluating programs and hiring "several hundred thousand" civil servants.

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Why not close the borders?

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I’ve done a lot of swine flu reporting this week, and one question that keeps coming up is why DHS doesn’t just close the Mexican border.

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'Facebook for Feds' Hits 10,000 Members

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GovLoop.com, the social networking site for public sector employees crossed the 10,000-member milestone this week, less than a year from its launch.

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Stimulus Oversight Chief Wants Your Ideas

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A vocal cross-section of technology experts, academics, good government groups and federal employees weighed in this week on the future of Recovery.gov, the Obama administration’s Web site that offi

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Eye Opener: Stuffing Obama's Suggestion Box

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President Obama enjoyed a round of golf Sunday at a golf course near Andrews Air Force Base in Maryland. He played with Commerce Secretary Gary Locke and U.S. Trade Representative Ron Kirk.

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Got Ideas?

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Following on the earlier theme of open government and sharing ideas, FedLine brings you more ways you can contribute to President Obama’s national discussion on improving government.
Today the W

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Obama asks rank and file feds for cost-cutting tips

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Managers aren't the only workers with good ideas, president says.

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Culture Change at OPM?

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I'm waiting for Michelle Obama to arrive and for John Berry's public swearing in to begin, and I noticed, as the hall fills with Office of Personnel Management employees, that the agency is playing Co

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Enthusiastic federal employees could save government money

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Panelists say programs that make workers feel more engaged in their jobs could provide tangible benefits to agencies.

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Private sector experience could serve performance czar well

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Jeffrey Zients was successful at firms that conduct customized research on best practices in health care and financial management.

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Obama executive order limits contractors' hiring options

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A little-noticed directive requires service providers that win follow-on contracts to offer jobs to nonmanagerial employees at the previous company.

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IT contractors split on likely effects of Obama policies

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Large firms concerned about proposals aimed at reducing role of contractors.

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Pentagon workforce could benefit from Wall Street layoffs

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Applications are flooding in from out-of-work private sector financial managers, Defense acquisition chief Shay Assad says.

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Pay-for-performance faces new scrutiny

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One agency plans to test a new system even in the face of opposition to the concept from lawmakers and employee groups.

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VA's Top Health Care Official Stepping Down

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Dr. Michael J. Kussman, testifying before a House Committee on Veterans' Affairs subcommittee on June 21, 2006.

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Senate approves venture capitalist as SBA administrator

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Karen Gordon Mills will take a lead role in implementing the economic recovery plan.

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NASA's Controversial Inspector General Resigns

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NASA Inspector General Robert Cobb, stepping down April 11.

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Ex-GSA chief of staff to return as administrator

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Obama names Martha Johnson to serve as head of agency.

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TARP Staffing Update

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The Treasury Department anticipates it will need to hire 196 full-time employees to fully staff the Office of Financial Stability, established to handle elements of the Troubled Asset Relief Program (

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Crisis 2.0

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I attended a roundtable this morning, hosted by the American Public Health Association and Booz Allen Hamilton on using social media and risk communication during times of crisis.

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Nuts about social media at HHS

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The Health and Human Services Department is tapping some of the same social media tools used to spread the word about salmonella-tainted peanuts to handle the budding pistachio crisis.
Already, the Fo

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GSA's John Johnson to retire

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With the award of the General Services Administration’s Alliant contract behind him, the head of the agency’s Integrated Technology Services Office says now is the right time to bow out.

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GAO Asks for Help Tracking Stimulus Fraud

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The Government Accountability Office is asking Americans to join its effort to track potential waste, fraud, abuse and mismanagement associated with stimulus spending through its online FraudNet tool.

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First Shot in the Hiring Wars

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Okay, that's a little dramatic headline-wise. But Sens.

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Senators Unveil Bill to Streamline Federal Hiring

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A Senate bill introduced today would reshape the federal government's hiring and recruitment process, forcing agencies to post job announcements in plain writing and fill vacancies in no more than 80

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From Nextgov.com: DHS secretary unveils 700 initiatives aimed at saving millions

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Agencies will transition to e-documents and enterprise software licensing to cut costs.

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Pathetic

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The details of Vivek Kundra's theft bust have finally been made public. He got caught stealing four shirts worth $134 from J.C. Penney. What a stupid thing to steal.

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Former OMB management chief named to head Recovery Act implementation

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G. Edward DeSeve will direct interagency efforts as special adviser to President Obama and assistant to Vice President Biden.

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Kundra back on the job

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Vivek Kundra has returned to work as the federal chief information officer.
The New York Times reported last night that Kundra, who was placed on leave following an FBI raid of his former offices last

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