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White House Appoints Allison Brigati as GSA Associate Admin for Office of Government-wide Policy

Allison Brigati, a former general counsel and director of strategic initiatives at the National Academy of Public Administration, has joined the General Services Administration as associate administrator for the Office of Government-wide Policy. GSA said Monday President Donald Trump picked Brigati to help guide strategic policymaking for the federal government on areas such …

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Bill Baer Named DOJ Acting Associate Attorney General; Loretta Lynch Comments

Bill Baer, assistant attorney general of the Justice Department‘s antitrust division, has been appointed to serve as interim associate attorney general effective April 17. Attorney General Loretta Lynch said in a statement posted Monday Baer led the antitrust division in collecting a record $2.5 billion of fines in a case that involved several multinational financial …

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Military Times: Peter Levine to Succeed Brad Carson as DoD Acting P&R Undersecretary

Peter Levine, deputy chief management officer at the Defense Department, has been tapped to replace Brad Carson as the DoD acting undersecretary for personnel and readiness, Military Times reported Wednesday. Karen Jowers writes Levine will take over after Carson leaves the Pentagon on April 8. Levine also serves as Defense Sec. Ashton Carter’s senior adviser on …

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Gen. Raymond Thomas Succeeds Gen. Joseph Votel as SOCOM Commander

Outgoing U.S. Special Operations Command Commander Gen. Joseph Votel has handed over the reins to successor Gen. Raymond Thomas during a change-of-command ceremony at MacDill Air Force Base, DoD News reported Wednesday. Lisa Ferdinando writes Thomas will oversee SOCOM’s operations and approximately 70,000 military and civilian personnel as Votel assumes leadership of U.S. Central Command. …

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Carnegie Mellon Prof Lorrie Cranor Named FTC Chief Technologist; Edith Ramirez Comments

Lorrie Cranor, a professor of computer science, engineering and public policy at Carnegie Mellon University, will join the Federal Trade Commission in January as the agency’s chief technologist. She will succeed Ashkan Soltani and advise FTC Chair Edith Ramirez on technology and policy concerns, FTC said Thursday. “We are delighted to welcome Lorrie …

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