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Sebelius, Holder, And Shinseki Will Stay Put When Obama's Second Term Begins

2 years agoNews : The Two-Way

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.

Labor Sec. Solis Resigns, Attorney General and Others to Stay

(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

Seven Cases the Defendant Appraisers Won Based on Expiration of the Statute of Limitations - Appraiser Law Blog

GUEST POST: Peter Christensen is an attorney who advises professionals and businesses about legal and regulatory issues concerning valuation and insurance. He serves as general counsel to LIA Administrators & Insurance Services. He can be reached at peter@liability.com. I am...

GSA takes new steps to address government travel spending

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

The Cost of Romney’s Government-Assisted Transition: $8.9 Million

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

Rendering Reveal: Here's What the DTLA Federal Courthouse Could've Looked Like

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....

SOM’s Shimmering White Cube for the LA Federal Courthouse Wins Award

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 [...]

Images of planned downtown L.A. courthouse unveiled

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...

Rendering Reveal: SOM Will Design the Civic Center's New Federal Courthouse

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!...

A Disappointing Set Back: Feds Close The One Heralded Apps.gov Cloud Storefront

2 years agoTechnology : TechCrunch

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.

GSA Plan May Negatively Impact Small Businesses

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

Standards & Compliance Briefing: GSA Proving Ground, ASHRAE Water Efficiency, Green Star

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

GSA Evaluates Sage, Cypress, Daintree Green Tech

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

AT&T to offer cloud-based storage to federal government agencies

AT&T (NYSE: T) on Thursday was granted an Authority to Operate (ATO) for its Synaptic Storage as a Service (SSaaS) from the General Services Administration (GSA), allowing it to offer cloud storage services to federal agencies. Federal...Show More Summary

GSA, Largest Tenant in US, Focuses on LED Lighting

The U.S. General Services Administration has the benefit of a lot of space to play around with. On the downside, all that space means significant utility bills. For the GSA, energy efficiency is becoming a way of life, not only to cut...Show More Summary

Weekend roundup

2 years agoArts : Modern Art Notes

This bears watching: The General Services Administration, landlord to the federal government, has proposed a huge overhaul of 22 acres worth of federal buildings in southwest Washington, across the Mall from the National Gallery and the Hirshhorn. It’s early days so it’s unclear how the private sector will respond to the initial ‘notice of intent’ [...]

GSA Makes Case For Smart Lighting, Plug Strip Roll-Out

The US General Services Administration has concluded reviews of energy efficient technologies responsive lighting systems and plug load control and released details of how such technology could be rolled out to federal buildings. A study...Show More Summary

Enmetric Quietly Plugs Into Enterprise Plug Load

As the largest tenant in the U.S., the General Services Administration knows a little something about plug load. To cut energy and encourage best practices, the GSA recently used Enmetric Systems’ smart power strips in eight buildings...Show More Summary

Report: NASA, DOD, GSA Use Information Tech to Cut Energy Use

NASA, the General Services Administration, the Department of Defense and the Smithsonian Institution have all used information and communications technologies to reduce energy consumption and emissions while at the same time cuttingShow More Summary

State Dept, GSA Stonewall Investigation of Benghazi Security Contract

Two employees at the General Services Administration have stonewalled Breitbart News, and another has mysteriously "disappeared" as the investigation into the State Department "no bullets" contract with Blue Mountain Group, the British...Show More Summary

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