After months of ongoing scrutiny, the General Services Administration (GSA) is finally showing signs of willingness to hear the arguments against its current system of green building certification. “GSA published a notice in the Federal...Show More Summary
The General Services Administration wimps out, looks for "additional input" as big chem gets ready to party
The General Services Administration on Tuesday named former Treasury Department executive Thomas Sharpe as head of its acquisition division. The former Treasury procurement officer will oversee more than $55 billion in acquisitions as commissioner of the GSA's Federal Acquisition Services. Show More Summary
Though the General Services Administration’s (GSA) sole adherence to one measure of green building certification has already faced a flurry of skepticism for the benefits and logic behind it, a government watchdog group is now closing...Show More Summary
The Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration yesterday released Further Efforts Are Needed to Ensure the Internal Revenue Service Prisoner File Is Accurate and Complete (2013-40-011): Refund fraud committed by prisoners remains a significant problem for tax administration. The number of fraudulent tax returns filed by prisoners and identified by...
Opponents of the US auto bailout - specifically that of "Government Motors" - should have a field day with this information. According to data compiled by Automotive News from the Government Services Administration, General Motors became the largest supplier of new cars to the US Government; overtaking Ford for the first time since 2009. Show More Summary
A White House official says Attorney General Eric Holder and the secretaries of Health and Human Services and Veterans Affairs will remain with the Obama administration as it enters a second term. The official said Holder, who leadsShow More Summary
Attorney General Eric Holder, Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, and Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki plan to remain with President Obama's administration as his second term begins, according to a White House official.
(WASHINGTON) — A White House official says Attorney General Eric Holder and the secretaries of Health and Human Services and Veterans Affairs will remain with the Obama administration as it enters a second term. The official said Holder,...Show More Summary
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The General Services Administration has announced plans to form a new travel-advisory committee and freeze per diem travel reimbursement rates this year. The advisory committee, which the agency intends to fill with representatives of...Show More Summary
One of the less scintillating milestones of the 2012 election was marked by the General Services Administration, when Mitt Romney became the first candidate to take advantage of the Presidential Transition Act of 2010. The Act, spearheaded by former Sen. Show More Summary
Click here to view the full photogallery. Last week, the US General Services Administration announced that it would hire Skidmore, Owings & Merrill to design a new federal courthouse on a weedy site at First and Broadway (they also....
The new Los Angeles Federal Courthouse will be designed by Skidmore, Owings & Merrill, and it will feature state-of-the-art sustainable design. Announced just this week, the US General Services Administration awarded the contract for the new project on Broadway street to the SF office of SOM. Although details are skant, the shimmering white cube will provide 550,000 square [...]
After more than a decade of delay, federal officials Monday awarded a $318-million construction contract for a new courthouse in downtown Los Angeles. Officials also released images of the design. The U.S. General Services Administration called the selection of architect...
Very big news for the long-languishing dirt lot at First and Broadway: today the US General Services Administration finally announced the winner of its competition to build a federal courthouse at the site. It's Chicago-based Skidmore, Owings & Merrill!...
The U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) has closed Apps.gov, the once heralded cloud storefront established in the first months of the Obama Administration by former Federal Chief Information Officer Vivek Kundra.
The General Services Administration has proposed a restructuring of the Multiple Award Schedule program that could impact certain small businesses competing for government supply contracts. The GSA announced earlier this year that it...Show More Summary
Here’s the latest standards and compliance news affecting corporate environmental and energy executives. Today’s briefing includes eight items. The US General Services Administration has it issued a request for information to gather input on new sustainable building technologies and practices in support of its Green Proving Ground program. Show More Summary
The US General Services Administration has selected products from Sage Electrochromics, Cypress Envirosystems and Daintree Networks for its Green Proving Ground program that evaluates sustainable building technologies. Green ProvingShow More Summary