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Government Fraud Scandal: $1.3 Million Scheme Allegedly Run by Government Official for Her Family Members

This seems to be quite complex: Prosecutors said the $1.3 million federal government contracting scheme was a family affair. Over five years, investigators claim a high-level General Services Administration official helped her husband submit more than 100 fake employment applications to federal agencies and doctored his résumé to try to get him hired by the […]

US Government Awards $460Mln Cyber Operations Support Contract

The Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) has received a $460 million contract to provide support services for US Cyber Command, the General Services Administration (GSA) said in a press release.

GSA Issues RFI For Solution to Tackle Counterfeit IT Products in Federal Supply Chain

Categories: Industry News, Supplier Risk and Compliance Management, Supply Chain, Supply Chain Management, Supply Chain Visibility Tags: L2, Sourcing & Categories The U.S. General Services Administration announced early last week itShow More Summary

Government agencies commemorate Earth Day with tech competition

Forty-six years after the first world Earth Day celebration, the General Service Administration (GSA), thru its Office of Information Technology (GSA-IT), marked this year’s occasion with a Government-wide Hackathon.        

Congress approves bill to ease presidential transitions

A career employee at the General Services Administration would serve as federal transition coordinator. Johnson chairs the Senate Homeland Security and Government Affairs Committee, while Carper is the senior Democrat.

Talking Leadership With the New GSA Administrator

Denise Turner Roth, the administrator of the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA), was named to the role just this past August--but she has been in public service for more than 18 years. During that time, she's worked for members...Show More Summary

Talking leadership with the new GSA administrator

Denise Turner Roth, the administrator of the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA), was named to the role just this past August—but she has been in public service for more than 18 years. During that time, she's worked for members of Congress, the District of Columbia government and as city manager for Greensboro, N.C., where she […]

How Devs Benefit From the New U.S. Government-Wide Digital Registry API

In what is being lauded as the single most important social media initiative across the U.S. Federal Government in the past four years, the U.S. General Services Administration has released an update to the U.S. Digital Registry along with an API for end users and government agencies.

Brickbat: Customer Service

5 months agoNews : Reason

The federal General Services Administration spent $75 million on a building for federal law enforcement agencies only to be told they could not use it. The problem was that the GSA did not consult with the Federal Protective Service during the design of the building. Show More Summary

FEDS SPEND $75 MILLION DESIGNING AND CONSTRUCTING SPACIOUS NEW BUILDING … FOR THE WRONG AGENCY! Wh…

FEDS SPEND $75 MILLION DESIGNING AND CONSTRUCTING SPACIOUS NEW BUILDING … FOR THE WRONG AGENCY! What is about the General Services Administration that attracts such corruption, incompetence and idiocy? Whatever it is – GSA is Uncle Sugar’s housekeeping agency – nobody there consulted with the Federal Protective Service about what it needed in the new […]

JetBlue/Emirates Partnership Beats Out United For A Federal Contract, And A Route Dies

In the battle between the big three U.S. carriers and the three subsidized Gulf airlines, the General Services Administration has handed a victory to the UAE-based Emirates. The agency awarded JetBlue the 2016 contract to carry U.S. government employees, including active service military headed for Afghanistan and the Middle East, between [...]

JetBlue Awarded Government Contract for Service to Dubai in 2016 — But There is One Minor Detail…

7 months agoTravel / Air Travel : The Gate

“In August, the General Services Administration (GSA) announced that it awarded the U.S. government contract for 2016 on the Washington-Dubai route to JetBlue” is the statement which appears in this article at the official news siteShow More Summary

Pepco And Exelon Overcome Another Hurdle To Merger

The General Services Administration has ended its criticism of the deal. [ more › ]

Shell, GSA to Pay $55M for Soil Cleanup

The EPA has reached a $55 million settlement with Shell Oil Company and the US General Services Administration for the cleanup of contaminated soil at the Del Amo Superfund Site in Los Angeles, California. The cleanup work will prevent surface exposure of industrial chemicals and reduce sources of groundwater contamination from across the 280-acre site, […]

Historic Building Retrofit Performs Better Than New Buildings

Originally published on RMI Outlet. By Jennifer Cole The Byron Rogers building, located in downtown Denver and owned by the U.S. General Services Administration, is a model of how deep energy retrofits can create more efficient, financially valuable, and more productive workspaces. Show More Summary

Uncle Sam, Yelped

By NIAM YARAGHI Yelp recently announced it had reached an agreement with the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) to allow agencies to claim their pages and read and respond to reviews. This is yet another move by the current administration to become more transparent and effectively communicate with the public through new information technology opportunities. I

Workers at federal agency sue to prevent move to WTC

9 months agoNews : NY Daily News

Six employees of the federal General Services Administration have sued to prevent moving to the World Trade Center.

Yelping Uncle Sam

By NIAM YARAGHI Yelp recently announced it had reached an agreement with the U.S. General Services Administration to allow agencies to claim their pages and read and respond to reviews. This is yet another move by the current administration to embark on new opportunities provided by information technology to become more transparent and effectively communicate with the

American Voices: Government Agencies Soliciting Yelp Reviews

10 months agoHumor : The Onion

The U.S. government’s General Services Administration has begun working with the review website Yelp to create official pages for various government agencies where consumers can give feedback to places such as the TSA, post offices, and courthouses. What do you think?

Mismanagement of US Government Buildings Costs $180Mln Over Five Years

Poorly run buildings at the US General Services Administration (GSA) have led to a loss of $180 million over a five year period, the US Government Accountability Office (GAO) said in a report.

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