Tag Archives: Transportation Department

FAA Could Stop Air Traffic Controller Furloughs Under New Bill

Senators John Hoeven (R-N.D.) and Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.) have proposed new legislation aiming to give the Transportation Department power to inject cash into air-traffic controllers undergoing furloughs, according to a Washington Post article. Citing a statement from Klobuchar, Josh Hicks writes the Dependable Air Service Act intends to help the Federal …

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DOT CIO Nitin Pradhan Stepping Down

Transportation Department Chief Information Officer Nitin Pradhan is stepping down from his position to return to the private sector, effective Aug. 31, the department announced Thursday. Deputy CIO Tim Schmidt will succeed Pradhan on an acting basis and the department said Schmidt will continue many of Pradhan’s initiatives. Before joining …

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Breakdown of Agencies, Contract Spending for FY 2012

Some agency budgets were dealt cuts while others received increases in the fiscal year 2012 spending deal struck last week. In the mix of ups and downs, contractors came away with more certainty. In Monday’s Capital Business, Kevin Plexico, vice president of federal information solutions for research firm Deltek, outlined the allocated …

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