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White House Launches New Programs to Develop, Recognize Federal Workforce

President Barack Obama has announced new initiatives to recognize senior government leaders and build up their skills in serving the American public. The White House launched a leadership ...
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White House Wants Federal Managers to Handle Employee Engagement

The White House wants to hold federal managers responsible for engagements with employees and efforts to establish inclusive work environments, Federal News Radio reported Tuesday. Emily ...
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GSA Seeks Citizen Comments on Public Participation How-To

The White House has asked for public comment on a draft playbook for agencies developing or planning to run open government programs for better citizen engagement, Federal News Radio ...
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Ron Sanders: Senior Executive Service Needs Reform

A group of former U.S. government executives will propose a blueprint to overhaul the Senior Executive Service next spring, Federal News Radio reported Thursday. Emily Kopp writes several ...
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White House Expands Working Capital Access Program for Small Firms

The White House and the Small Business Administration moved to help small firms grow by expanding the government’s working capital access program for small businesses. Twenty-one ...
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Obama Administration Seeks Additional $5.6B to Fund War on Islamic State Group

The White House has asked Congress for an additional $5.6 billion to support military operations against the Islamic State organization, Defense News reported Tuesday. Paul McCleary ...
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GSA to Hold Solar Challenge Industry Day

The General Services Administration will hold an industry day on Nov. 13 at its Washington headquarters to introduce the federal government’s solar challenge program to potential ...
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Michael Daniel: White House to Focus on ‘Smaller’ Cybersecurity Bills

Michael Daniel Michael Daniel, White House cybersecurity coordinator, has said the Obama administration plans to pursue congressional approval on “smaller” cybersecurity ...
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Michael Daniel: Internet of Things Presents Challenge, Opportunity

Michael Daniel White House Cybersecurity Coordinator Michael Daniel said the explosion of technology around the Internet of Things presents challenges as well as opportunities for the ...
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White House Awards $450M in Training Grants to 270 Community Colleges

The White House has awarded $450 million in grants to nearly 270 community colleges across the U.S. to develop education and career training programs for job seekers in concert with ...