Italian dishes and homemade pastas; Dena Leibman, executive director of Future Harvest CASA, and farmer Shane Hughes of Liberty Delight Farms.
In today’s Federal Newscast, two members of the House introduce legislation to apply limits to using lowest-price technically acceptable to civilian agencies.
The Navy has removed almost all of its departmentwide computer-based training requirements for both sailors and civilians, in favor of more local control by commands. The Air Force has cut its servicewide online training demands in half, with more reductions possibly on the way.
Lawmakers are beginning to probe the depths of civilian agency budget cuts to discover the extent of their cost in human terms, and it’s leaving some of them concerned.
A USAID official said the CIO’s office worked directly with GAO to understand the exact nature and intent behind each metric, and prioritized and accelerated updates to address previous gaps.
Gary Morton, AFGE’s VERA/VSIP lead negotiator, says employees also need to consider what budget cuts could mean for themselves and the agency in 2018.
The 2016 federal contractor survey sponsored by Grant Thornton found vendors are optimistic about working in the public sector, despite facing more competition and lower profit margins.
Former federal CIO Tony Scott and former SSA CIO Rob Klopp are both launched new companies while Mark Schwartz, the outgoing CIO at USCIS, announced he’s heading to Amazon Web Services.
There are three ways federal investors can join the million-dollar Thrift Savings Plan club. Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says investing steadily produces the most millionaires.
Genesys Works gives access to the technology and IT industries by training young adults, says executive director Mahan Tavakoli.
Reps. Don Beyer and Gerry Connolly (D-Va.) haven’t forgotten about rising premium rates to the Federal Long Term Care Program, and they certainly haven’t forgotten about the Office of Personnel Management’s response when asked what the agency planned to do about rising costs.
Host Bob Leins welcomes Mike Causey to the show to talk about current topics in Federal benefits and some of the best email questions he’s received this year. This is your opportunity to ask a question! Email them in advance to ForYourBenefit@nitpinc.com June 26, 2017
The General Services Administration’s inspector general issued a notice saying former Administrator Denise Turner Roth made “statements and taking actions that threatened the complainant with transfer to another position.” Sources say out-going FAS Commissioner Tom Sharpe is the whistleblower.
The idea of an Amazon-like market is the latest iteration of a durable idea, namely getting the government to buy commercial items in a commercial way.
Roger Waldron, president of the Coalition for Government Procurement, says the Defense Acquisition Streaming and Transparency Act seeks to streamline the Defense Department’s acquisition system and improve transparency in the acquisition system.