Tag Archives: Commerce Department

GAO Seeks Final DOE, State Dept Strategies to Manage Unobligated Balances

The Government Accountability Office recommends the departments of Energy and State finalize their strategies to manage the unobligated balances in two separate accounts as part of GAO’s study into the use of public funds. GAO said in a report published Friday the unobligated balances for fiscal years 2012 to 2014 are in DOE’s Western Area Power Administration construction, rehabilitation, …

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Commerce Dept Adds 2 New Members, Reappoints 2 Others to FirstNet Board

Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker has appointed Neil Cox, a technology executive in Illinois, and New York-based venture capitalist Edward Horowitz as new members of the First Responder Network Authority Board. The Department of Commerce said Wednesday that Pritzker also reappointed Kevin McGinnis, a Maine-based emergency medical services executive, and Houston …

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Ian Kalin: Commerce Dept Turns to Entrepreneurs for Tech Ideas

Ian Kalin, chief data officer of the U.S. Commerce Department, told Nextgov in an interview published Friday that the department hosts forums for technology startup companies to share their innovation strategies with the government sector. Kalin told Nextgov reporter Mohana Ravindranath he also wants to find out what kinds of government …

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