Norm Dong, who spent three years as the commissioner of Public Buildings Service at GSA before leaving last month, said through a portfolio management process the agency is looking at federal real property assets and deciding which need to be maintained and which need to be disposed of.
The Food and Drug Administration is saving time on cyber incident responses by integrating its watch desk and engineers within a single command center, and integrating its tools to provide more holistic views of its systems.
Facilities that house combat units are in bad condition and the funds are not there to fix them.
President Donald Trump’s new executive order on April 18 will mandate agencies follow buy-American acquisition rules and close loopholes that allow for waivers and exemptions.
A Veterans Affairs Inspector General report caused the agency to take immediate action and rethink who it put in charge of the Washington, D.C. medical center. The report detailed serious deficiencies in inventory management, including surgeries and other procedures being performed with expired or possibly non-sterile materials, or postponed due to a lack of supplies altogether.
In one case, medical staff had to borrow bone cement from a vendor to finish two knee replacements.
The FBI headquarters and Labor Department headquarters are just two exchange projects recently derailed. Auditors at the General Services Administration say the agency’s Public Building Service must address several issues with the exchange program if it wants projects like those to be beneficial to the government and taxpayers.
The General Services Administration canceled the solicitation to review three sites for a new Labor Department headquarters.
Although the Trump administration has been filling itself in, the General Services Administration is still lacking an administrator and commissioners for its big services. Larry Allen, president of Allen Federal Business Partners, joins Federal Drive with Tom Temin to discuss what this all means.
White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer said the resolution is part of a package, signed by President Donald Trump, to “roll back job killing rules.”
Veterans groups want a 10 percent overall budget increase for VA, more staffing and updated facilities to meet today’s healthcare needs.
The federal agency overseeing Donald Trump’s lease for a luxury hotel in Washington ruled Thursday that his inauguration as president doesn’t violate the terms of his agreement barring government officials from profiting from the property
Most buildings outlive their usefulness and get torn down. That’s about to happen to five buildings on the Walter Reed Bethesda campus. Army Col. Anthony Meador, assistant chief of staff at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, joined Federal Drive with Tom Temin to discuss where the wrecking ball will hit next.
A Defense Business Board report remains a thorn in DoD’s side, even as the agency stands to get an additional $54 billion in spending for fiscal 2018.