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Jim Garrettson, CEO of Executive Mosaic, Presents Will Hurd, U.S. Representative of Texas, His Second Consecutive Wash100 Award

Jim Garrettson, founder and chief executive officer of Executive Mosaic, presented Will Hurd, U.S. Representative of Texas, with his second consecutive Wash100 Award on Monday. Executive Mosaic recognizes Hurd for his efforts to strengthen U.S. national security, including government reform, information technology, homeland security and intelligence.

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Report: HUD Secretary Shaun Donovan Eyed for OMB Top Post

President Barack Obama is set to nominate Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan to the top post at the Office of Management and Budget, the New York Times reported Saturday. Ryan McDermott writes Donovan would replace outgoing OMB chief Sylvia Mathews Burwell and San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro would take …

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Report: HUD Setting Aside 7 Days For Full Shutdown

The Department of Housing and Urban Development is planning to reserve seven working days between May and September for shutting down completely as it implements sequestration cuts, Federal Times reports. Stephen Losey writes HUD will furlough its entire 9,100-person workforce for one day per pay period, where headquarters and field …

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New HUD Website Features Sustainable Housing Best Practices

The Department of Housing and Urban Development has a new online resource providing information on local and regional strategies for sustainable housing. HUD’s Sustainable Communities Resource Center features best practices from sustainable communities in California. HUD also includes links to information on economic competitiveness, green building and regional planning. HUD …

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Congress Racing To Avoid Govt. Shutdown, Again

With time running out until the federal government is forced to a halt after the plug on its funding is pulled, lawmakers in the House and Senate are scrambling to pass appropriations bills before the Nov. 18 deadline. With four days left, lawmakers have yet to agree on legislation regarding …

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Obama Orders Agencies to Speed Up Infrastrucuture Hiring

President Obama issued a Presidential Memorandum Wednesday directing departments and agencies to identify high impact, job-creating infrastructure projects and expedite them through the permit process in order to speed job creation. The departments of Agriculture, Commerce, Housing and Urban Development, Interior and Transportation will each select up to three high …

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