Tag Archives: White House

OSTP, NSF Announce Partnership to Expand Quantum Education; Michael Kratsios Quoted

Michael Kratsios

The White House's Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP), National Science Foundation (NSF), industry, educational institutions and professional societies have launched a partnership to introduce quantum science and technologies to middle school and high school students.

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Russ Vought Senate-Confirmed to Lead OMB Full Time

Russ Vought

Russ Vought, who has led the Office of Management and Budget on an acting basis, has received Senate confirmation to assume the role full time. He began his tenure as OMB's interim director in January last year after Mick Mulvaney, former OMB director, was named President Donald Trump's acting chief of staff.

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HUD Official John Gibbs Nominated to Lead Office of Personnel Management

John Gibbs

John Gibbs, a senior adviser at the Department of Housing and Urban Development, has received President Trump's nomination for the role of director of the Office of Personnel Management, Axios reported Sunday. Gibbs, if appointed, would succeed Dale Cabaniss who resigned from the OPM leadership post in March.

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House Members Present Bill to Create New Cyber Adviser in White House

The White House

Reps. Jim Langevin, D-R.I.; Will Hurd, R-Texas and two-time Wash100 Award recipient; Mike Gallagher, R-Wis.; Carolyn Maloney, D-N.Y.; John Katko, R-N.Y.; and Dutch Ruppersberger, D-Md. have jointly introduced a bill that aims to establish a new cybersecurity executive role in the White House.

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Trump Administration to Withdraw From ‘Open Skies’ Accord

The White House

The White House has initiated a move to withdraw from a 1992 treaty designed to reduce the risk of war between Western countries and Russia by allowing countries to perform reconnaissance flights over each other’s territories to reassure that an attack is not being prepared, The Wall Street Journal reported Thursday.

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