The General Services Administration will raise its travel-reimbursement rates for federal employees this year but plans to end its conference-lodging allowance, the agency announced last week. Standard lodging rate for employees who travel for work will increase from $77 to $83 … Continue reading ?
Federal buildings have served as the backdrop for scores of movie and television scenes over the years, with some of the cameo appearances — to use that term loosely — raise revenue for the government. The General Services Administration, which … Continue reading ?
On the outskirts of Boston Harbor, a 110-year-old lighthouse sits on Graves Island, and the US General Services Administration is auctioning off this piece of maritime history. The public sale was due to end last week, but any new bid adds 24 hours to the clock. Show More Summary
In December, the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) named SOM the winner of an international competition to design the new Los Angeles courthouse, beating out three other shortlisted teams for the contract to design the $318 million project. The 600,000-square-foot
Windstream enhanced its profile in the federal government space as its Pinnacle IT software subsidiary won a seat on the General Services Administration's IT Schedule 70 contract vehicle.
How the CIO of the U.S. General Services Administration promotes fresh thinking in technology.
Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano and General Services Administration (GSA) Administrator Dan Tangherlini has officially opened the U.S. Department
The government meetings business is in a tough spot these days. After a 2012 scandal over the General Services Administration spending millions on lavish Las Vegas conferences, and another involving the Internal Revenue Service, the Obama administration passed tough new … Continue reading ?
For the IRS, the hits just keep on coming. The no longer obscure watchdog known as the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration has a new bestseller: Analysis of Executive Travel Within the Internal Revenue Service. Ever since the Tea Party scandal, this inspector’s reports are pretty important. Now, he takes on IRS travel. This [...]
Casey Coleman, the Chief Information Officer for the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) knows a thing or two about the challenges that private-sector businesses face...
The Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration yesterday released Analysis of Executive Travel Within the Internal Revenue Service (2013-IE-R007): In FYs 2011 and 2012, there were 351 and 373 executives in the IRS, respectively. In FY 2011, the IRS spent approximately $4.8 million for executive travel. In FY 2012, spending...
A House appropriations bill that passed through committee on Wednesday would cause the federal government to default on its rental leases, according to the head of the General Services Administration. GSA Administrator Dan Tangherlini said in a statement on Wednesday … Continue reading ?
The House Small Business Committee holds a hearing today on The Internal Revenue Service and Small Businesses: Ensuring Fair Treatment: On May 14, 2013, the Department of the Treasury's Inspector General for Tax Administration (TIGTA) issued a report which found that the IRS used inappropriate criteria that identified for review...
The Senate on Thursday confirmed Dan Tangherlini to head the General Services Administration by unanimous consent. President Obama tapped Tangherlini to lead the GSA last year after an inspector general’s report revealed that the agency had spent lavishly on a conference … Continue reading ?
A Senate panel backed President Obama’s pick to head the General Services Administration on Monday. In a voice vote, the Senate Homeland Security and Government Affairs committee voted in favor of moving to the next step in the confirmation process … Continue reading ?
President Obama’s pick to head the General Services Administration testified Tuesday before the Senate committee that will decide whether to support his nomination. GSA acting administrator Daniel M. Tangherlini, who has led the agency for the past 14 months, told … Continue reading ?
According to the Inspector General for the General Services Administration, managers at the GSA helped their friends in the private sector get lucrative contracts. The stunning report shows that GSA managers routinely overruled contracting officers on certain accounts, including Carahsoft and two large IT contracts with Deloitte and Oracle. Show More Summary
The General Services Administration last year exceeded its fiscal year 2020 greenhouse gas reduction target, reducing emissions by more than 35 percent from 2008 levels, and reached its other sustainability benchmarks for longer term targets, according to its Office of Management and Budget 2013 Sustainability and Energy Scorecard. The GSA – the federal government “landlord” [...]
The Trump Organization and the General Services Administration finished their negotiations over a 60-year lease on the Old Post Office building. [ more › ]
Two IRS employees will join Lois Lerner on (paid) administrative leave for violating government ethics rules, following the release of an inspector general's report on wasteful spending at the agency: The Internal Revenue Service has...Show More Summary