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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

2 weeks 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…

2 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

5 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

6 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.

A Rare Look at the New U.S. Coast Guard Headquarters

U.S. Coast Guard Headquarters / Taylor Lednum/GSA The General Services Administration (GSA) granted us a rare look at a Level 5 security campus, the new U.S. Coast Guard Headquarters, at the restored St. Elizabeth's Hospital in southeast Washington, D.C. Show More Summary

Wedding dress auction starting as low as $46

Atlanta-based U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) is hosting a 15-day “Down the Aisle” Extravaganza. The online auction, which runs through July 9, features almost 3000 wedding related items, including wedding gowns, fine jewelry, tuxedos, formal dresses...

VMware will pay the government $75.5 million to settle an overcharging lawsuit (VMW)

VMware and one of its reseller partners will pay $75.5 million settlement to the General Services Administration (GSA) to settle a lawsuit alleging that the virtualization software company defrauded the federal government. VMware in a statement says it denies the charges of fraud, but settled anyway to avoid protracted litigation. Show More Summary

How revolutionary technology is tackling the $200B problem of wasted energy in buildings

At its best, technology is able to tackle huge problems with remarkable ease. The General Services Administration, for example, has found a way to save $13 million a year in energy costs across 180 buildings — all thanks to a proprietary algorithm developed and monitored from many states away, in Massachusetts. Show More Summary

Obama to announce pick for new GSA chief

President Obama plans to nominate Denise Turner Roth to head the General Services Administration. Roth, currently the deputy administrator, would replace Dan M. Tangherlini, who left the top position in February. Roth has been serving as acting administrator since then. Show More Summary

Windstream gets nine-year GSA green buildings deal

Windstream has nabbed a nine-year multi-million dollar contract with the General Services Administration's (GSA) Public Building Service green buildings initiative.

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