Jeff Denham

  • OMB to flesh out details of civilian BRAC effort

    The administration expects to submit a legislative proposal to Congress by the end of April outlining how they will create a board to improve the process to dispose of excess property. OMB controller Danny Werfel said the White House will follow DoD’s BRAC effort in many ways. Some lawmakers question OMB’s leadership in this effort.

  • Civilian BRAC gains Hill support

    The Obama administration Wednesday sent lawmakers a proposed bill that would create an independent commission to dispose of thousands of pieces of federal property that agencies have designated as excess. The administration also posted online a map showing the locations of more than 7,000 of the properties.

  • OMB sets up real property advisory committee

    While Congress works on the law to create a new commission to dispose of excess federal civilian agency property, the Office of Management and Budget is getting a jumpstart on the process.

  • CBO to estimate cost of real property proposal

    Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) said he supports the administration’s plan to make it easier to get rid of excess property at civilian agencies.

  • Civilian BRAC effort gaining support

    Congress is considering a proposal to establish an independent commission to sift through more than 12,000 excess federal properties and streamline the process of either selling or demolishing them. We get details from Representative Jeff Denham (R-Ca.).

  • Civilian BRAC effort gaining support

    Congress is considering a proposal to establish an independent commission to sift through more than 12,000 excess federal properties and streamline the process of either selling or demolishing them. We get details from Representative Jeff Denham (R-Ca.).

  • Civilian BRAC bill clears subcommittee mark-up

    The legislation would save taxpayers billions of dollars, claims the bill’s sponsor Rep. Jeff Denham (R-Calif).

  • Civilian BRAC bill sponsor has eye on federal property

    Rep. Jeff Denham, who is sponsoring a proposal that would create a civilian BRAC-style process for federal buildings, joined the Federal Drive with Tom Temin and Amy Morris to discuss the proposal.

  • House passes bill to streamline process for disposing of excess federal property

    The House unanimously voted Tuesday to create a new process for disposing of the federal government’s 14,000 excess properties, beginning with a pilot program to sell off more than a dozen of the most profitable facilities. Under the law, agencies would be able to keep a portion of the proceeds from the sale of real property. The bill would also create a comprehensive database compiling a list of all of the federal government’s real property.

  • House probes ‘questionable’ spending on GSA awards

    During a briefing Wednesday with General Services Administration Inspector General Brian Miller, members of Congress learned of a GSA program that awarded employees $200,000 worth of electronics and gift cards. Congressmen Jeff Denham and John Mica have now asked the IG for the internal report.