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Sam Levine

Grand Jury Indicts Jeffrey Neely, GSA Official Who Organized Extravagant Conference

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Levine | Posted 09.26.2014 | Politics

Jeffrey Neely, a General Services Administration regional commissioner who organized an extravagant Las Vegas employee conference, was indicted on f...

GSA 'First Fridays': A Lesson on Speeding Up Problem-Solving in Government Agencies

Tom Fox | Posted 10.14.2012 | Politics
Tom Fox

Known as the "First Fridays Product Testing Program," the GSA asks three recruited participants to perform 35 minutes of tasks on an agency test website.

How to Avoid Negative Headlines and Stay Out of Trouble

Tom Fox | Posted 09.01.2012 | Politics
Tom Fox

No one sets out to get in trouble, but they end up there nonetheless. If you're interested in avoiding negative public attention and keeping your neck off the chopping block, here are some rules for federal leaders to live by.

GOP Senators Slam Judges For 'Island Paradise' Trip

Reuters | Posted 07.22.2012 | Politics

By Thomas Ferraro WASHINGTON, May 21 (Reuters) - The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals' upcoming conference on a Hawaiian island soun...

Executive Branch Agencies Should Live by Their Own Standards

Patricia Harned | Posted 07.09.2012 | DC
Patricia Harned

This week is Public Service Recognition Week: a time to honor the men and women who serve our nation as government employees. But lately, the feeding frenzy surrounding scandals by federal employees will not go away.

The 2012 GSA Conference Video

Tim Young | Posted 06.29.2012 | Comedy
Tim Young

Just when you thought you had heard enough about GSA's overspending, this video appears...

New Ethics Rules: Bah, Humbug!

Eli Lehrer | Posted 06.30.2012 | Politics
Eli Lehrer

The size and scope of government means scandals like those at GSA and The Secret Service are inevitable. Simply making more rules won't end scandals -- that's impossible -- but may make government even less efficient.

Dan Froomkin

Congress Focuses On Little Scandals As Big Ones Get Away

HuffingtonPost.com | Dan Froomkin | Posted 04.24.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- This city loves a scandal -- as long as it's just the right size. Not too small. But also not too big. While official Washington rema...

Mitt Romney: Obama's 'Elaborate Vacations' Set Example For GSA

The Huffington Post | Elise Foley | Posted 04.20.2012 | Politics

Mitt Romney said on Thursday that President Barack Obama is partially to blame for a recent scandal over excessive spending at the General Services Ad...

WATCH: Stewart Blasts GSA Spending

The Huffington Post | Christine Friar | Posted 04.19.2012 | Comedy

Jon Stewart was concerned when, in early April, the General Services Administration found themselves in hot water after holding a luxurious Las Vegas ...

Lucia Graves

GSA Hearings An Attempt To Label Obama 'Big Spender,' GOP Lawmaker Admits

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucia Graves | Posted 04.18.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- After Republican lawmakers sought to tie the White House to the General Services Administration scandal, Rep. John Mica (R) on Tuesday c...

Fraud, Abuse in Small Business Contracting Programs Needs to End Now

Lloyd Chapman | Posted 06.18.2012 | Small Business
Lloyd Chapman

One of the most important problems raised by recent news of the General Services Administration's (GSA) trip to Las Vegas on the taxpayer's dime is the abuse of federal small business contracting programs.

Michael McAuliff

Darrell Issa's Flipside On Scandalized GSA Commemorative Coin

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 04.18.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Oversight Committee Chairman Darrell Issa may be worked up over commemorative coins minted for the General Services Administration...

Embattled Agency Made Up ‘Jackass Award' to Justify Lavish Dinners

Roll Call | Jonathan Strong | Posted 06.12.2012 | Politics

Officials at the General Services Administration invented fake awards as an excuse to hold taxpayer-funded dinner events at conferences, according to ...