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Securities and Exchange Commission

Former Treasury, Federal Reserve Adviser Mark Flannery Named SEC Chief Economist

Mark Flannery, a professor of finance at the University of Florida Warrington School of Business Administration, has been named chief economist and Division of Economic and Risk Analysis ...
DroneLaunchCarrier

NASA Pilots Fly U-2 ‘Spy Plane’ Civil Variant for Polar Data Collection

Two NASA research pilots separately flew a civil variant of the U-2 military reconnaissance aircraft last week to study diminishing sea-ice levels in the Arctic region, Alaska Dispatch ...
Penny Pritzker

Commerce Chief Penny Pritzker Outlines Open Data Plans for Citizens, Business, Economy

Penny Pritzker Commerce Department Secretary Penny Pritzker delivered a speech at an Esri event on the opportunities open data could present to the economy, how it could help businesses ...
cloud security

CIA to Roll Out Amazon Cloud Platform in Summer; Douglas Wolfe Comments

The CIA is set to roll out a $600 million Amazon Web Services-developed cloud infrastructure in the summer for intelligence agencies to share information, Nextgov reported Friday. Frank ...
Department of the states

Ken Handelman: State Dept. to Review Unmanned System Export Rules

The U.S. State Department will undertake a study that could bring changes to export regulations for unmanned aerial vehicles, Defense News reported Monday. Aaron Mehta writes that Ken ...
drone

FAA to Unveil Commercial Drone Rules By Year’s End

The Federal Aviation Administration plans to issue draft regulations governing commercial use of small unmanned aerial systems by the end of this year, Aviation International News reported ...
AnneRung

Anne Rung Nominated to Head White House Procurement Policy Office

Anne Rung Anne Rung, a senior adviser in the Office of Management and Budget and a former official at the General Services Administration, has been nominated by President Barack Obama ...
Shaun Donovan

Shaun Donovan Confirmed by Senate as OMB Director

Shaun Donovan Shaun Donovan, President Barack Obama’s nominee to lead the Office of Management and Budget, has won Senate approval of his appointment by a 75-22 vote, the Wall ...
Matthew Olsen

Matthew Olsen to Retire as National Counterterrorism Center Head; James Clapper Comments

  Matthew Olsen Matthew Olsen, director of the National Counterterrorism Center, will retire from the role after three years of service in leading the government’s counterterrorism ...
Julian Castro

San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro Confirmed as HUD Secretary

Julian Castro was confirmed by a 71-26 Senate vote Wednesday to succeed Shaun Donovan as secretary of Housing and Urban Development, Reuters reported Wednesday. Elvina Nawaguna writes ...