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Dr. Gridlock: Emergency partial shutdown, load limits coming to Memorial Bridge

The National Park Service, at the recommendation of the Federal Highway Administration, will close both curbside lanes and four feet of the adjoining sidewalk across the drawbridge of the Arlington Memorial Bridge prior to Friday morning’s rush hour, officials said Thursday. 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

Dr. Gridlock: Maryland commuter rail, bus riders will pay more

Some Maryland commuters will pay more for transit starting this summer.The Maryland Transit Administration is raising fares on its services, including MARC train and commuter buses. The new fares will go into effect June 25.Read full article >>

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

5 Actions the Obama Administration Can Take to Improve the Lives of LGBT Service Members & Veterans

Following a bipartisan letter from U.S. Senators to the Secretary of Defense calling for non-discrimination protections, HRC highlights additional steps the administration should take to advance fairness and equality for LGBT troops and veterans

Retired Army General at Committee Hearing: "We Are Losing This War"

On Thursday, the Senate Armed Services Committee convened a hearing to evaluate and scrutinize the effectiveness of the Obama administration’s...

Schools Fail To Help Students Deal With Severe Trauma, Lawsuit Says

Peter P., 17, spent two months sleeping on his school’s roof after becoming homeless in April. When administrators at Dominguez High School learned of his situation, they didn't help with essential services or support. They suspended him and turned him over to the police for trespassing, according to a lawsuit filed Monday in U.S. Show More Summary

Lost Opportunity

promoted by Rosi There are 565 different municipalities in New Jersey, with an even larger number of school districts. Each one of these has its own administrative overhead, so smart consolidation and sharing of services is a reasonable path to cutting costs. Show More Summary

How to host a website in IIS7

To host your Web site in IIS you need to perform following steps:1. Click Start, Administrative Tools, Internet Information Services (IIS)

'Ministerial' Plan Administrators Aren't ERISA Fiduciaries

Humana, as a third party service provider to an ERISA benefit plan, cannot sue under the Act to recover funds paid out, since it was not an ERISA fiduciary, the Fifth Circuit ruled on Monday. Rather, under the plan management agreement, Humana's role was simply ministerial, more akin to......

Brooklyn Children's Center Warns Parents: Lindsay Lohan Is Coming

As Lindsay Lohan arrives in Brooklyn to complete her court-ordered community service, parents whose children attend the Duffield Children’s Center in Ft. Greene have received letters from administrators, warning them that the actress will be in the building and possibly working with their kids. Read more...

WA: College Place Transportation Service to Cease

May 12--COLLEGE PLACE -- The city's Appointment Keeper Transportation System has hit the end of the road. At the urging of City Administrator Pat Reay, the City Council voted unanimously to close the program by the end of July. The two...Show More Summary

From Awareness to Change

For 10 years, the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration has been hosting National Children's Mental Health Awareness Day (Awareness Day). The event has reached thousands with its message that behavioral health is essential to health and overall healthy development. Show More Summary

TIGTA: 61% of IRS Employees Who Cheated On Their Taxes Were Allowed To Keep Their Jobs

The Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration yesterday released Review of the Internal Revenue Service’s Process to Address Violations of Tax Law by Its Own Employees (2015-10-002): According to Section 1203 of the IRS Restructuring and Reform Act of 1998 (RRA 98), the IRS shall terminate employment of any IRS...

Congress Should Stop Playing Games With the Pentagon Budget

Ever since the Budget Control Act of 2011 placed caps on the Pentagon's base budget, Congress and the Obama administration have been using creative accounting to evade them. But this year's House Armed Services Committee (HASC) version...Show More Summary

Soon You May Be Able to Hop a Ferry to Cuba

In another sign of the continuing thaw between the White House and Cuba, the Obama administration has granted approval to a handful of companies interested in restarting ferry service between the U.S. and Cuba. If these companies’ plans proceed and Cuba signs on as well, it will be the first time a ferry... More »

Ferry service to Cuba approved by U.S.

3 weeks agoNews : NY Daily News

The Obama administration approved the first ferry service in decades between the United States and Cuba on Tuesday.

Obama administration approves Cuba ferry service licenses

MIAMI (Reuters) - The return of passenger ferry services between the United States and Cuba took a major step forward on Tuesday when the Treasury Department issued licenses to at least two U.S. companies.

U.S. Approves Ferry Service Between Florida and Cuba

Despite the occasional quarrel, the U.S.-Cuba détente is picking up steam, and on Tuesday the Obama administration approved a ferry service between the two countries. The Treasury Department signed off on multiple bids to provide a ferry service between Florida and Cuba for the first time since the early 1960s, when the U.S. Show More Summary

Obama administration approves Cuba ferry service licenses

MIAMI (Reuters) - The U.S. Treasury Department on Tuesday approved licenses for passenger ferry service between the United States and Cuba, a Treasury Department official told Reuters.

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