Human Resources

Carbon Offsets: Not just a good idea, it’s the LAW!

Anyone old enough to remember that commercial – “It’s not nice to fool Mother Nature?” The sooner we can get off the fossil fuel merry-go-round, the better, I say. And the better for Mother Earth. In this administration’s efforts to become more green, it’s possible to envision a day when government agencies will be required… Read more »

Federal Eye: Napolitano Apologizes Directly to Vets Group for Report

Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano apologized directly today to Commander Dave Rehbein, head of the American Legion, after a recently leaked DHS intelligence report suggested that right-wing extremist groups might recruit military veterans returning from overseas deployments. The 45-minute meeting occurred at DHS headquarters in Washington this afternoon. A detailed account of the meeting from… Read more »

Federal Eye: GAO: States Struggling With Stimulus Funding

Most state governments have barely touched their federal economic stimulus money and some state officials have expressed concern that they may not be able to manage the extra money and oversight, according to a report issued today by the Government Accountability Office. GAO Acting Comptroller General Gene L. Dodaro, who appeared today along with federal,… Read more »

Obama announces new veterans’ electronic medical records system

The joint virtual lifetime electronic record will, among other things, help ensure a streamlined transition of health care records between the Pentagon and the Veterans Administration. “When a member of the armed forces separates from the military, he or she will no longer have to walk paperwork from a [Defense Department] duty station to a… Read more »

Biggest Losers in Space?

H.R. 1962 We, the United States of America, cannot afford to become the biggest Losers in Space! If we allow the Space Shuttle program to close, for a period of at least 5 years (because programs always over-run) we will be completely dependent on Russia and possibly other nations’ space programs. WE will be sending… Read more »

Young Government Leaders Bethesda presents: Professional Development Series @ SAMHSA

Professional/Personal Development Series & Brown Bag Discussions Brought to you by: SAMHSA & Young Government Leaders- Bethesda Tuesday, April 7, 2009, 12-1PM Young Feds 101: Reputation Management SAMHSA: Great Falls Speaker: Dave Uejio, Special Assistant to the Director, Office of Human Resources, NIH -Successful strategies for establishing and keeping a positive reputation. Tuesday, April 14,… Read more »

Re: Career Fair at John Jay College – Master of Public Administration Students and Graduates

I am posting this again in hopes that you can help me recruit other NYC/NYS Employers for the Master of Public Administration Career Fair on April 25, 2009 from 11:30-3:00PM. This year’s career fair is made possible by the MPA Student Association at John Jay College of Criminal Justice and the New York State Political… Read more »

Gov 2.0 Camp: from the Twitterstream

Here’s another one of my soon to be patented (:->) reports from a conference I didn’t attend, brought to you through the benificence of the Twitterverse. Unfortunately, it isn’t as complete as I’d like. After TransparencyCamp, when I discovered that the Twitter Search runs out after 100 pages of history, I new I’d have to… Read more »