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Senate Panel OKs Nominations of Sarah Saldana, Russell Deyo to DHS Roles

The Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs has confirmed the nominations of Sarah Saldana and Russell Deyo to two positions at the Department of Homeland Security, Homeland Security Today reported Thursday. Anthony Kimery writes Saldana has been nominated to the role of assistant secretary for immigration and customs enforcement, which would …

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Senate Homeland Security Committee Passes FISMA Reform Bill; Tom Carper Comments

The Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee has approved the Federal Information Security Modernization Act, a move that could draw closer to reforms in the 12-year-old Federal Information Security Management Act, GovInfoSecurity reported Thursday. Jeffrey Roman writes the modernization bill could reach the President despite facing a long process, from …

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President Obama Nominates John Roth as DHS Inspector General

President Barack Obama has nominated John Roth as the next inspector general of the Department of Homeland Security, a post that has been vacant since 2011, Federal Times reported Monday. Sean Reilly writes that Roth is slated to succeed interim inspector general Charles Edwards. Richard Skinner retired in early 2011 …

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Treasury Department Implements Mandated Use of IPP

The Treasury Department announced today it is implementing a mandate on its bureaus to use the Internet Payment Platform. This is all in support of President Barack Obama’s Campaign to Cut Waste. Treasury bureaus would have to begin using the electronic invoice processing solution by the end of fiscal year …

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