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Public Service Recognition Week

Next week is a week dedicated to celebrating those who serve in the government. It was started in 1985, and activities are held nationwide to honor the men and women who work in public service, whether in federal, state, local, or county government. PSRW is a week to educate citizens …

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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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GSA Increases Hybrid Fleet

The U.S. federal government is working to reduce dependence on foreign oil by increasing the number of fuel-efficient hybrids. These vehicles also cut carbon dioxide and other pollution. GSA is going to be doubling the number of hybrids in their fleet this year and hopes to have 100 hybrid vehicles …

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GSA’s Martha Johnson on Green IT, Telework

After her keynote address at FOSE 2010, Martha Johnson, administrator of the General Services Administration, spoke with reporters on green IT and telework, among other topics. When asked about what kind of internal programs or structures she has to ensure GSA buys green, Johnson said she believes there is no …

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GSA Aiming for Sustainability

The U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) is making some new moves towards sustainability. The Office of Federal High-Performance Green Buildings has moved from the Public Buildings Service to GSA’s Office of Government-wide Policy, and GSA’s Public Buildings Service established a new position of Chief Greening Officer. The move by the …

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GSA Administrator, Johnson, Talks Priorities

It has been nearly two years since GSA has had an administrator in place. The long awaited confirmation of Martha Johnson as GSA Administrator occurred on February 4th. She was sworn into office last week on February 16th. During her speech Johnson made some vows to the agency. According to …

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