Hello all – I am seeking advice and assistance in summarizing current legislation – and quick votes too! I am a legislative chair for the Southern NM SHRM affiliated chapter here in New Mexico. I have been asked by the chapter president to provide an update to the members at our upcoming February meeting. How… Read more »
I got the great chance to exchange questions with one of GovLoop’s most active members and regular GovLoop blog contributor, Geek Chick! She took some time out if her busy schedule with the Forest Service to answer some questions. So sit down, get comfy and get to know one of GovLoop’s most popular bloggers! Where… Read more »
In this episode, we get MAIL!!! Four people wrote in to tell us we suck – but it’s all good. The police in Canada need your help in finding a homicide suspect – see the video. We give shout-outs to 2 lucky CopsOnline members, and talk about how to kill terrorists without firing a shot…. Read more »
Some time back, I had posted an overview 2009 Top Ten IT Books with one-line review of each book. I now post para-long review of each book together its cover photo. As before,however, the reviews will be highly subjective. Review When I saw this book in a local bookshop in mid-1990s, I was thrilled. Those… Read more »
If your work is your muse, check out this call for submissions from Barrelhouse. I was thinking about submitting some haiku. For example: A meeting expands To fill the time available. Winter. My office.
I keep hearing people confuse “gov’t 2.0” and “web 2.0.” The gov’t using a web 2.0 tool isn’t gov’t 2.0. It might be a sign gov’t 2.0 is taking hold, and it might be an example of the right approach, but it’s not the actual thing itself. Here’s how I think of it. Gov’t 2.0… Read more »
In what would be a reversal of current policy, Interior Secretary Ken Salazar seemed to all but reopen the Statue of Liberty’s crown to public access today, but said his department would wait for the results of a feasibility study due in April before taking action. “As a U.S. senator and now as secretary of… Read more »
An amazingly cool example of leveraging cell phones and paying the rural poor for work. Check out: http://www.technologyreview.com/business/21983/?a=f and http://txteagle.com/ So who’s got a bright idea on how to do something like this of use for the feds!
Since I wrote this morning, we’ve heard about a slew of other acting appointments. Read up on them here and here.
At EPA, we have a newly confirmed Administrator-designate, Lisa Jackson. I look forward to working with her team. Our first effort on her behalf was posting her post-confirmation statement and a memo to employees in multiple places: EPA home page, in a banner at the top, in English and Spanish our Facebook page Twitter The… Read more »