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“Pay Czar” Feinberg Speaking Tomorrow at GMU

Tomorrow, December 17th, 2009 from 1:00-2:00 p.m. Kenneth Feinberg, the Special Master for Executive Compensation from the Department of Treasury will be speaking at George Mason University. It will be held in Research 1, Room 163 on the George Mason University campus. Feinberg will be talking about his decisions regarding …

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DHS Creates Task Force in Response to Recent Criticism

Today Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano and Attorney General Eric Holder announced the creation of a Presidential task force on controlled unclassified information releases. This announcement is one of two major steps to enhance information sharing among federal, state, local and tribal law enforcement agencies. The first step …

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SBA and Dell Launch New Educational Video Series

The U.S. Small Business Administration, together with Dell, launched a new educational video series yesterday. These videos are aimed at helping small businesses grow and develop, as well as create new job opportunities. The videos include different strategies and tools to help small business bounce back from the recession. They …

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Better Buy Project Conference Call

On December 3rd 2009, Executive Biz and Military Information Technology Magazine, together held a conference call with Mary Davie, Assistant Commissioner of Office of Assisted Acquisition Services, Dan Mutz, of the National Academy of Public Administration, and Esther Burgess or ACT/IAC Acquisition Management Shared Interest Group. The topic discussed was …

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DHS Faces Pressure from Republican Representatives

Department of Homeland Security is facing pressure from three Republican Congressmen over the leaked TSA documents. Representatives Peter King (R-NY), Charles Dent (R-PA), and Gus Nillrakis (R-FL) authored a letter to DHS Secretary Janet Napolitano asking how her department has “addressed the repeated reposting of this security manual to other …

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Special Meet and Greet at Airports for Soldiers

TSA has decided they are going to allow special procedures at airports for soldiers and families of soldiers. Normally, they would have to wait outside of security like everyone else, but TSA has decided they should be able to have special “meet and greet” passes. They are going to be …

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OMB Contest Leads to VA Department Cost Savings

This past September, the Office of Management and Budget asked federal employees to come up with different ideas how to save money or become more efficient. OMB was overwhelmed with the number of ideas and responses they received. With 38,000 different ideas they decided to narrow it down to the …

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