News

From Nextgov.com: GSA seeks to improve its carbon footprint tool

Agencies are under pressure to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

Pay & Benefits

Turnover of federal contractors slowed during recession, data show

In soft economy employees value job security, particularly at small companies, according to human resources firm.

News

From Nextgov.com: GSA advances the virtual meeting place

Agency to build teleconference centers across the United States.

Oversight

Federal travel spending site takes flight

JunketSleuth.com aims to hold government accountable for trip expenses.

Oversight

Census must change to survive

Director says costs are outpacing the bureau’s resources.

Oversight

Warning: Feds beware of political activity

Office of Special Counsel recently fired one federal employee and suspended another for illegal fundraising.

Oversight

Airline industry and FAA vow cooperation on multibillion satellite program

Collaboration and information-sharing are at the heart of NextGen , says agency official.

News

From Nextgov.com: State supports boost of women's cell phone use in developing world

Hillary Clinton and Cherie Blair launch an initiative to increase mobile access , which typically provide greater economic and social benefits.

News

From Nextgov.com: Transportation, industry look for ways to stop distracted driving

Government and companies disagree on the best policies to curb the use of digital devices while in automobiles.

Tech

Defense's Biggest Cyber Challenge?

General says the Pentagon must find 1,000 cybersecurity workers a year over the next few years.

Pay & Benefits

Federal pay called into question -- again

Think tank panelists say compensation for government employees is too generous.

Oversight

From Nextgov.com: GSA grants dozens of agencies deadline exceptions for Networx

More than 40 agencies have until August 2011 to file plans to transition to the new telecommunications services.

News

From Nextgov.com: Communication among public safety agencies is like talking into a brick

Disaster response experts say emergency responders need broadband to communicate and to support advanced technology.

Pay & Benefits

Poll: Feds earn too much dough

More than half of likely voters believe federal employees are overpaid, survey says.

Oversight

Agency aims to play matchmaker with new hiring tool

The national intelligence office is developing a site that would pair job applicants with suitable federal vacancies.

News

From Nextgov.com: Researchers slam lawmakers’ websites as failing constituents

Poor design, lack of interaction and a paucity of pertinent information keep elected officials from enriching democracy , a report concludes.

News

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

American Airlines jet lands using new satellite-based technology designed to replace FAA’s decades-old radar systems.

News

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

Independent agency outlines what federal employees must look out for when using social media for political purposes.

Oversight

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

A software program that turns off PCs at night combined with energy-efficient equipment reduces IT operating costs by $17 million a year.