Agency News: White House


OMB head: Federal workers could face more sacrifices

Feds: Think you've suffered enough? Jacob Lew says you could be in for more pain.

Ineligible to telework? Join the club.

Most feds haven't been told they're eligible to telework OPM survey finds.

Outrage over $16 muffins marks heightened scrutiny, experts say

Federal agencies should brace for close auditing of all of their activities as part of the drive to cut government expenses, experts predict.

Status check: 25-point IT plan making a difference

Three federal agency IT leaders offer a snapshot of how the government's 25-point IT management plan is changing their operations.

OMB, GSA to reteach feds' printing behavior

Before agencies warm up their printers, officials also want them to understand the effects of printing.

Is Congress loyal to federal employees?

Budget cuts will test senators' desire to balance feds and contractors appropriately, White House official says.

Administration would raise feds' retirement contributions

The Obama administration wants a 1.2 percent increase in federal employees' retirement contributions.

White House lists new transparency goals

The Obama administration has a national plan for transparency as part of the new Open Government Partnership with 43 other countries.

Change sought to government payments for contractor executive salaries

The formula to calculate executive pay reimbursements could lead to "excessive" amounts, administration says.

Speak up: How can federal websites improve?

GSA launches public dialogue for ideas to make government sites better.

Winners and losers on the enhanced Federal IT Dashboard

The Federal IT Dashboard has been updated with agency ratings and evaluations of nearly 800 federal IT projects.

OFPP toughens training for contract oversight

OFPP Administrator Dan Gordon is pushing training standards as part of his focus on acquisition workforce and President Barack Obama's procurement memo from 2009.