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From Nextgov.com: Air traffic control modernization program takes step forward

August 27, 2010 The Federal Aviation Administration reached a milestone on Thursday in its massive program to upgrade the nation's air traffic control system when an American Airlines jet landed in Hartford, Conn., using an advanced satellite navigation technology and not the traditional decades-old radar system. Read the full story on Nextgov.com.

Be careful mixing politics and Facebook, counsel office says

August 25, 2010 FROM NEXTGOV arrow Federal employees could become a "friend," a "fan" or even "like" a Facebook page a political party or candidate created, but they cannot do so during work hours or while in a federal workspace, according to new guidance the Office of Special Counsel has issued. In a nine-page document of...

From Nextgov.com: Be careful mixing politics and Facebook, OSC says

August 25, 2010 Federal employees could become a "friend," a "fan" or even "like" a Facebook page a political party or candidate created, but they cannot do so during work hours or while in a federal workspace, according to new guidance the Office of Special Counsel has issued. Read the full story on...

Saving 9 cents a day per computer adds up for the Air Force

August 19, 2010 FROM NEXTGOV arrow Saving 9 cents a day for every computer you own might not seem like much. But when your network is made up of almost 600,000 PCs, savings quickly add up. That's been the case for the Air Force, which expects to save about $17 million a year from simply turning...

More feds are benefiting from student loan repayments

August 19, 2010 Federal agencies were more generous with student loan repayment benefits in 2009 than in the previous year, according to a report the Office of Personnel Management released on Thursday. From 2008 to 2009, the number of federal employees receiving student loan repayment benefits increased 23 percent, rising from 6,879 to...

From Nextgov.com: Saving 9 cents a day per computer adds up for the Air Force

August 19, 2010 Saving 9 cents a day for every computer you own might not seem like much. But when your network is made up of almost 600,000 PCs, savings quickly add up. Read the full story on Nextgov.com

Spotty coordination on cyber threats is recipe for disaster: GAO study

August 18, 2010 FROM NEXTGOV arrow Unless government and industry improve information sharing to thwart cyber threats, the consequences could be disastrous for telecommunications, power grids and critical businesses such as banking, according to a report from the Government Accountability Office. GAO surveyed 56 private sector representatives on whether public-private cybersecurity partnerships were meeting their expectations....

You're never too young to learn fiscal responsibility

August 17, 2010 FROM NEXTGOV arrow The Treasury Department's Bureau of the Public Debt launched an interactive website on Monday to teach young children fiscal responsibility. "[The] kid's site was launched so we can reach the children and teach them about how to save money and the value of savings bonds," said Lateefah Thompson, a public...

From Nextgov.com: You’re never too young to learn fiscal responsibility

August 17, 2010 The Treasury Department's Bureau of the Public Debt launched an interactive website on Monday to teach young children fiscal responsibility. Read the full story on Nextgov.com

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