By Kelly Cohen, The Washington Examiner Officials giving bonus awards to General Services Administration senior executives between 2009 and 2011 violated multiple federal personnel rules and guidelines, according to the agency's Inspector-General.
The General Services Administration doled out cash awards to senior executives based on votes of confidence by colleagues who recognized their efforts at grooming talent and running “terrific and productive meetings,” a new report reveals. The “Peer-2-Peer” awards, which cost … Continue reading ?
CNN’s Jake Tapper has details on the Obama administration scandal of the day, this one based off of yet another Inspector General report. The U.S. Marshal Service had been “unable to locate” two former participants in the federal Witness Security Program “identified as known or suspected terrorists,” states the public summary of an interim Justice [...]
A Jon Chait piece the other reminded me of the GSA controversy from a while back. Remember that one? We learned last year that the General Services Administration had misused public funds, spent excessively on several training conferences, and a legitimate mess ensued. Ther …
The report from the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration details the mess made by the Internal Revenue Service and its process of singling out conservative groups for extra scrutiny of their applications for 501(c)(4) “social welfare organizations” tax-exempt status. … Continue reading ?
On Tuesday, the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration (TIGTA) released its report on the Internal Revenue Service's targeting of conservative organizations for their political beliefs. After a year long investigation, the...Show More Summary
The IRS Inspector General has released a lengthy report on the service's targeting of conservative groups that applied for tax-exempt status. President Barack Obama and his administration have faced heat since the IRS originally apologized for the debacle on Friday. Show More Summary
In case you’re hiding under a rock, you should know that an audit conducted by the inspector general for the Internal Revenue Service has found that IRS officials targeted for scrutiny certain groups critical of the administration. Which...Show More Summary
If you have at least $50,000 to bid, you may be able to own a piece of American history. On May 15, the General Services Administration will be auctioning off the plane that shuttled every U.S. President from Gerald Ford to George W....Show More Summary
The US General Services Administration says it will expand the number of hybrid vehicles in the federal fleet by up to 10,000 vehicles, resulting in the reduction of about 1 million gallons of fuel per year for the life of these vehicles. The GSA fleet consolidation initiative moves the federal government closer toward its goal [...]
The U.S. government manages a huge fleet vehicles, mostly through the General Service Administration (GSA) which oversee 210,000 vehicles directly.
The Detroit News reports The General Services Administration is set to increase the number of hybrid vehicles in the government's fleet by 10,000. Doing so is estimated to save one million gallons of fuel per year through the lives of the machines. Show More Summary
The Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration today released The Internal Revenue Service Was Not in Compliance With All Requirements of the Improper Payments Elimination and Recovery Act for Fiscal Year 2012 (2013-40-024): The Improper Payments Elimination and Recovery Act (IPERA) of 2010 increased agency accountability for reducing improper payments...
The General Services Administration has refused to divulge a complete list of U.S. government internet domain names, claiming that they would be vulnerable to cyberattack. See “Government Keeping Its.Gov Domain Names Secret” by Thomas Claburn, Information Week, March 2, 2009. I discussed the latest developments in the prosecution of two former AIPAC employees for [...]Show More Summary
Windstream (Nasdaq: WIN) has been awarded a spot on the General Services Administration's Region 6 local services acquisition (LSA) contract where it will provide telecom services to federal agencies in four states. Under the terms of...Show More Summary
Government-friendly terms of service inked by the General Services Administration and Twitter cleared the way last week for U.S. agencies to post six-second Vine videos without fear of violating any rules. A handful of agencies and officials had already begun posting Vine videos before GSA's announcement, though. Show More Summary
Level 3 (NYSE: LVLT) and tw telecom (Nasdaq: TWTC) have been named as official service providers to federal agencies in the eight-state Southeast region for the General Services Administration (GSA). Under the terms of the GRITS II (GSA...Show More Summary
ServiceNow Delivers Enterprise IT Cloud to Government Agencies Receives FISMA Moderate Authority to Operate Cloud-Based Services for Government Agencies from the U.S. General Services Administration SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- ServiceNow...Show More Summary
(Photo credit: Wikipedia) From LifeSiteNews.com: Attorneys general from thirteen states have sent Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Kathleen Sebelius a joint letter asking for increased religious freedom protections under ObamaCare. Show More Summary
The General Services Administration canceled the last of its national conferences scheduled for this year due to a lack of demand from agencies facing budget constraints, the administration announced Monday. The GSA said it suspended its FedForum, which the agency … Continue reading ?