Agency News: White House


OMB unveils detailed plans for performance management changes

Performance.gov figures prominently in OMB's push for federal agencies to overhaul the ways in which they manage and report performance goals.

USAJobs clears security hurdle

The federal job site gets the green light on cybersecurity.

Obama signs Sequestration Transparency Act

A new measure requires the Obama administration to provide to Congress detailed plans for the forced budget cuts that sequestration will bring.

OIRA Administrator Cass Sunstein to step down

Obama's regulatory czar will soon return to Harvard Law School faculty.

OMB gears up for sequestration

The clock is ticking toward sequestration, and OMB is trying to prepare agencies for the shock.

Sequestration hearing unravels into partisan 'food fight'

As a hearing intended to help prepare for the effects of sequestration degenerates into a partisan shouting match, one embarrassed congressman calls the event a 'spectacle.'

Data center consolidation among 70 amendments competing for cybersecurity bill inclusion

As senators prepare to deliberate over the Cybersecurity Act of 2012, a slew of amendments are emerging, including one addressing federal data center consolidation.

OMB predicts economic improvement, warns against sequestration

Economic growth projected to pick up but recovery remains sluggish, according to the administration's Mid-Session Review.

Contract considerations to include treatment of other companies

The Obama administration wants procurement officials to consider how companies treat their business partners as a factor in making contract decisions.

Obama presses Congress on cybersecurity bill

President Obama took to the Wall Street Journal to urge the Senate to pass a cybersecurity bill.

GAO: Agencies need standard guide for measuring consolidation

The government risks overspending and missed deadlines without a clear measuring stick for data center consolidations, audit finds.

OMB crowdsources regulatory reform

Do you have better ideas than the Obama administration on how to streamline regulations? Now is the time to speak up.

The Fed 100

Nominations are now being accepted for the 2017 Federal 100 Awards.

More from 1105 Public Sector Media Group