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A request for comments on an inventory of California legal information -- a prototype for the National Inventory of Legal Materials and a component of…Continue
Added by Rob Richards on February 28, 2010 at 3:51pm — No Comments
Building on the recent list of Top 10 (more like Top 100) Gov't Twitters to follow:
Who is your most influential follower and why? Who retweets your tweets most often? Which follower has the most followers? ETC.
How do we measure success on Twitter in general? Broad outreach, targeted marketing, impact, etc.?
Added by Rob Richards on February 27, 2010 at 10:00pm — No Comments
Sterling Whitehead is a Contract Specialist, Acquisition Freak and loves Star Wars way too much. He also publishes a blog called All Things Sterling.
Want to give our boys on the ground the best weapons, but want them to be affordable? Well, here are a few things that will peak your interest.
This is what the military considers to be a…Continue
Added by John Moore on February 27, 2010 at 3:18pm — No Comments
The long awaited Department of Defense Social Media policy was announced with much fanfare Friday and it is an incredibly well thought out common sense approach that has public affairs officers world wide rejoicing. It has been a long time coming for the evangelists of new media in the ranks who have been battling for access or trying to find allies to help them push into social media but this policy was worth
I have been one of those evangelists…Continue
"We are closely monitoring the situation, including the potential for a tsunami," White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs said in a statement. "Our thoughts and prayers are with the people of Chile, and we stand ready to help in this hour of need."
The State Department is seeking information on Americans in the quake zone and…Continue
Postmaster General John E. Potter defends the U.S. Postal Service against some of its biggest misconceptions in Sunday's Washington Post, just days before the nation's mail service is expected to outline significant changes in its business plan.
"Tough technology and market conditions are creating new challenges for our business," Potter…Continue
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An anti-hunger nonprofit based in the District, Queen Anne's County in Maryland and a Virginia dredging company are among 389 recipients of federal stimulus dollars that have failed to report on the whereabouts
of more than $55 million in economic stimulus funding, federal
watchdogs said Thursday.
The total amounts to less than 2 percent of all stimulus recipients and a mere fraction of the roughly $200 billion so far awarded by the recovery program, but the federal…Continue
Added by Ed O'Keefe on February 26, 2010 at 10:38am — No Comments
Happy Friday! Some Chinese food lovers in the Pacific Northwest enjoying a fortune cookie may soon get a fortune message that says, "You are an incredibly smart, beautiful person who will enjoy great
success," on one side and "Put down your chopsticks and get involved in
Census 2010" on the other.
The U.S. Census Bureau has paid $3,000 to a Seattle-based fortune cookie maker to add promotional messages about the national headcount…Continue
Added by Ed O'Keefe on February 26, 2010 at 6:07am — No Comments
Total pledges were up more than 5 percent in 2009, exceeding 2008 contributions by $3.3 million.
Federal employees also exceeded the 2009 campaign goal of $64 million by $2 million.
The Combined Federal Campaign of the National Capital Area would like to offer a heartfelt thank you to all the…Continue
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I had the chance to attend the WIRe conference over the last couple days on behalf of GovLoop. The Conference theme this year was "Beyond Tools: Transforming Online Intelligence." The event kicked off with remarks from the Director and Managing Editor of the WIRe, Geoffrey Fowler. With insight from past WIRe conferences and setting the tone for this one, he led with 3 words of wisdom: learning, sharing and leading.
Top 5 tips worth mentioning:
1) Thinking about…Continue
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