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National Crime Victims’ Rights Week

The Department of Justice is observing the annual National Crime Victims’ Rights Week this week. From April 18, 2010 to April 24, 2010, The Department of Justice, along with other state and local agencies, as well as the public and victim services providers, will observe this week in order to …

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GSA Awards USA.gov Video Contest Winner

GSA hosted the first-ever citizen engagement video contest and Peter Sullivan of Nashville, Tennessee took the gold. The challenge was to create a video that showed how USA.gov could help citizens navigate useful government information. More than 30 citizens from across the country submitted videos. The award winner of USA.gov …

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More Funding, Later Deadline for SBA

The U.S. Small Business Administration is extending the deadline of Recovery Act lending through May. Last Thursday, April 15, 2010, President Obama signed legislation that will provide another $80 million for SBA’s two loan programs. This additional funding will go towards supporting around $2.8 billion in small business lending, SBA …

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Telework Improvements Act Passed

The 2009 Telework Improvements Act, a bill that plans to increase telework in federal agencies, was unanimously passed Wednesday by a House subcommittee. The bill would permit government employees to work via telephone from home at least two days every two weeks as long as there is no interference with …

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GSA’s Interagency Resources Management Conference

Martha Johnson, the Administrator of the U.S. General Services Administration, spoke in front of over 200 senior government executives last night at opening of the IRMCO conference. The IRMCO conference is the federal government’s premier interagency conference; this year is the 49th annual conference. The IRMCO conference began yesterday and …

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