Paul Prouty

  • GSA has new acting administrator

    By Jason Miller Executive Editor FederalNewsRadio The General Services Administration has a new leader, but not a permanent one. The Obama administration today named Paul Prouty as the new acting administrator. Prouty, who had been…

  • Stimulus funds benefit DC-based feds

    When you get past the national headlines, the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 is about helping people at the state and local level hurt by the national economic downturn. On Tuesday, the Greater Washington Board of Trade heard from White House advisors and Federal agency managers who came to help business leaders get their local share of the federal stimulus program.

  • Agency Instability: GSA nominee remains in limbo

    Martha Johnson seen by many as the most qualified candidate to be GSA administrator in a decade. But her nomination remains on hold in the Senate because Sen. Christopher Bond is unhappy with GSA’s plans for a new federal building in Kansas City. Some call Bond’s use of the hold authority an abuse of power.

  • Agency Instability: GSA nominee remains in limbo

    Martha Johnson seen by many as the most qualified candidate to be GSA administrator in a decade. But her nomination remains on hold in the Senate because Sen. Christopher Bond is unhappy with GSA’s plans for a new federal building in Kansas City. Some call Bond’s use of the hold authority an abuse of power.

  • Former GSA official Prouty fights back against firing

    The former Public Buildings Service Region 8 commissioner filed an appeal with the Merit Systems Protection Board against GSA for wrongful termination.

  • MSPB exonerates Prouty for role in GSA’s Western Regions Conference

    Paul Prouty, the former GSA Region 8 commissioner, won his appeal of the agency’s decision to fire him in the wake of the Western Regions Conference scandal last April. The Merit Systems Protection Board’s administrative judge found “no evidence” of wrongdoing by Prouty.

  • GSA appeals MSPB’s exoneration of Prouty

    The agency also puts former Region 8 Commissioner of the Public Building Service on administrative leave until the MSPB Board makes a decision on the appeal.

  • Second former GSA official cleared of wrongdoing in conference scandal

    James Weller won his wrongful termination case before the Merit Systems Protection Board against GSA. The board ruled Weller deserves 19 months of back pay and to be put back in his former job as Region 7 PBS commissioner.

  • GSA appeals latest wrongful termination ruling

    Former GSA Region 7 Public Buildings Service Commissioner James Weller has been put on paid administrative leave during an appeal by the agency, which could take as much as a year.

  • Board finds GSA wrongfully fired two senior officials in conference scandal

    The Merit System Protection Board agrees that GSA’s conference scandal was, indeed, scandalous. But at least two of the senior officials GSA fired in response didn’t have much to do with the whole affair.