Tag: Agency News

When This Agency Blocks Traffic, You Know It is Serious

Filed in News by on September 29, 2003 0 Comments

An Oak Ridge facility is using containers with low level radioactive waste to block traffic lanes.

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Chickamauga Park Falling into Disrepair

Filed in News by on September 27, 2003 0 Comments

Maintenance positions are not being filled due to budget constraints at the Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park

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When the Boss is in Trouble, Employees May Benefit

Filed in News by on September 16, 2003 0 Comments

California’s state employees get an additional 12 paid holidays

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DoD can Save Money by Coordinating Efforts to Purchase Services

Filed in News by on September 11, 2003 0 Comments

The Dept. of Defense needs to have a coordinated plan to analyze its purchase of services.

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OMB’s “Smart Card” vision still has a long way to go

Filed in News by on September 10, 2003 0 Comments

GSA has responsibility for implementing the smart card program throughout government. There are still a lot of challenges left before it becomes a government-wide reality.

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GAO Finds Problems in Forest Service With Use of Uncle Sam’s Credit Cards

Filed in News by on September 5, 2003 0 Comments

The GAO reviewed purchases by employees using government credit cards and recommends better internal controls at the agency

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Should More Agencies Be Located in Rural Areas? GAO Looks at Telework and Agency Location

Filed in News by on September 4, 2003 0 Comments

GAO notes that agencies have been required to consider locating facilities in rural areas for a number of years but little progress has been made. Telework may make it easier for federal employees to live in these rural areas.

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Telework and Bureaucracy: Who Is in Charge?

Filed in News by on August 19, 2003 0 Comments

A new GAO report about telework programs and policies in the federal government.

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