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  • Centers
  • The report, issued by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), a federal agency, did not mention Rivers by name, but referred an 81-year-old female, or Patient #1. (wgntv.com)
  • Virtual server sprawl may be set to become a larger problem within federal agency data centers, as 58 percent of respondents were aware of the issue, yet 29 percent do not monitor their virtual servers' performance to determine if those assets are doing useful work, or the tasks for which they were bought and provisioned. (eponline.com)
  • 2016
  • 2016 federal budget requests for research and development (R&D) efforts totaled nearly $146 billion, a six percent increase over the 2015 enacted levels . (brookings.edu)
  • Table 1 lists the top seven agencies by requested 2016 R&D funding, as well as how their request compares to the enacted 2015 funding. (brookings.edu)
  • fiscal year
  • You'll see general stuff, like the increase of lobbying of agencies after the Recovery Act passed in 2009, where all of a sudden the agencies had a full fiscal year of federal funding and had to get it out the door," said Richard Gold, a partner at the firm Holland & Knight. (pbs.org)
  • This Agency-Wide Adaptive Risk Enumeration (AWARE) algorithm should go into full production by fiscal year 2020, news outlet GCN reported yesterday, citing a public presentation yesterday by DHS Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation Program Manager Kevin Cox. (scmagazine.com)
  • Beyond retaining older workers, in fiscal year 2007, federal agencies hired almost 14,000 new workers who were 55 years of age or older and brought back about 5,400 federal retirees to address workforce needs. (gao.gov)
  • Initiative
  • The National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NCCIH), part of NIH, is contributing more than half of the total funding, and it is the lead for this multi-agency initiative called the NIH-DoD-VA Pain Management Collaboratory, which is modeled on the successful NIH Health Care Systems Research Collaboratory. (nih.gov)
  • fleets
  • Shab has managed compliance activities and drafted guidance documents for all Federal fleets in meeting requirements for the Energy Policy Acts of 1992 and 2005, E.O. 13149, and E.O. 13423. (wbdg.org)
  • Every year since 1999, EPAct has required that 75% of new light duty vehicles acquired for federal fleets must be AFVs, but those agencies have consistently fallen short of the mandate. (greencarcongress.com)
  • officials
  • Lobbying activities can include researching and presenting information to congressional staff, meeting with members of Congress and agency officials, arranging testimony for congressional hearings, and creating advertising campaigns. (pbs.org)
  • WASHINGTON--Federal officials have announced plans to develop 'world class' national standards in history, one of the most contentious disciplines in the school curriculum, by 1994. (edweek.org)
  • In choosing to set standards in history, federal officials are tackling a field riven by conflicts over what to teach and how to teach it. (edweek.org)
  • Shab also chaired the Interagency Committee on Alternative Fuels and Low Emission Vehicles (INTERFUEL), comprised of energy and environmental officials from more than 30 agencies, coordinating policy and programs for fleet sustainability and environmental management from 2000 to 2007. (wbdg.org)
  • To address these questions, GAO analyzed data from OPM s Central Personal Data File, interviewed officials at three agencies with high proportions of workers eligible to retire, and identified agencies promising practices to hire and retain older workers. (gao.gov)
  • Officials from all three agencies also told us that they have difficulty attracting qualified staff with specialized skills. (gao.gov)
  • While all three agencies rely on older workers to pass down knowledge and skills to junior staff, HUD officials told us this is the primary way they involve older workers, due in part to the agency s focus on recruiting entry-level staff. (gao.gov)
  • efforts
  • Calling it synonymous to a credit score, the AWARE score will allow government agencies to compare their cyber hygiene efforts to other fellow agencies. (scmagazine.com)
  • Lynne V. Cheney, the chairman of the humanities endowment, said she felt her agency 'needed to move ahead' in history to ensure that the discipline would not be 'overshadowed or left behind' by standards-setting efforts in other fields. (edweek.org)
  • Without specific outcome-oriented performance measures, federal agencies will not be able to truly assess whether their respective investments and efforts are helping them to limit the availability of and better respond to the synthetic opioid threat," the report states. (fdanews.com)
  • Congress
  • It's not surprising during a period of time in which most environmental rules were pretty stifled, it wasn't a good expenditure or use of time for lobbyists to go visit that agency," said Lisa Gilbert, director of Public Citizen's Congress Watch. (pbs.org)
  • With Congress and the White House failing to reach any agreement to avoid sequestration - government agencies will have to find ways to cut a total of $85 billion from their budgets. (whotv.com)
  • inquiries
  • The following describes each essential element and provides samples of the self-assessment inquiries that an agency should employ to determine whether its EEO program is properly established and compliant with the EEO MD-715 standards. (eeoc.gov)
  • Bureau
  • NSF, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM), U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), and Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS). (nsf.gov)
  • guidance
  • The Guidance commences from the premise that climate change is a real threat to human health and the environment, and proceeds to set forth how federal agencies should consider climate issues when reviewing proposed projects. (mondaq.com)
  • assess
  • Following the discussion of the Model EEO Program elements are instructions and a self-assessment checklist that all agencies will use to assess compliance with the elements of the model program. (eeoc.gov)
  • incorporate
  • When establishing a model EEO program, an agency should incorporate into the design a structure for effective management, accountability and self-analysis which will ensure program success and compliance with EEO MD-715. (eeoc.gov)
  • Scores will incorporate whether agencies have properly patches known vulnerabilities alerts and if they have properly configured their systems, Nextgov states in its own report . (scmagazine.com)
  • varies
  • Although the research and development budgets each respectively account for approximately 50% of the total R&D budget requests, the breakdown of R&D spending varies significantly within the different agencies. (brookings.edu)
  • implement
  • The Center for Biological Diversity (CBD) and Bluewater Network, a division of Friends of the Earth, filed suit against 14 federal agencies earlier this year for their continuing failure to implement the EPAct. (greencarcongress.com)
  • compliance
  • In a settlement agreement filed in the Federal District Court in San Francisco, the US Departments of Commerce, Labor, Transportation, and the Veterans Administration admitted to violating the Energy Policy Act (EPAct) in their continued failure to make required purchases of Alternative Fuel Vehicles (AFVs) and agreed to bring themselves into compliance with the law. (greencarcongress.com)
  • The settlement, a "work-out" plan designed to move these agencies into compliance with the law, will result in the purchase of about 5,000 new AFVs by the federal government. (greencarcongress.com)
  • Federal Judge William Alsup had earlier ruled in the case this year that the Central Intelligence Agency was in violation of the EPAct for its failure to meet the Act's requirement that agencies produce annual reports of their compliance with the AFV purchasing mandate. (greencarcongress.com)
  • major
  • In other instances ( e.g. , the Food and Drug Administration), major agency components are listed separately. (justice.gov)
  • The federal government faces major budgetary challenges," said Nick Milne-Home, president of 1E. (eponline.com)
  • The EPAct requires all federal agencies with light duty fleet vehicles in major metropolitan areas to acquire at least 75% AFVs each year instead of traditional petroleum-fueled cars and trucks. (greencarcongress.com)
  • Agriculture
  • But the FDA hasn't even always been able to get other agencies to go along, as illustrated in the emails obtained by the Good Food Institute, which advocates alternatives to industrial animal agriculture. (cantonrep.com)
  • research
  • We are so pleased to work alongside our federal partners to develop effective ways to treat pain in our service members and veterans that do not expose them to the risks of opioids," said Rachel Ramoni, D.M.D., Sc.D., chief research and development officer for the VA. "This work reflects the VA's commitment to reducing opioid overuse and expanding alternative pain management. (nih.gov)
  • provides
  • ANA often provides feedback to federal policymakers through written comments. (nursingworld.org)
  • She is the DOE GreenBuy Program lead which provides the agency sites with direction and incentives for purchasing products with strong environmental attributes. (wbdg.org)
  • If the Federal law that authorizes judicial review of a claim provides a time period of less than 150 days for filing such claim, then that shorter time period still applies. (federalregister.gov)
  • If the Federal law that authorizes judicial review of a claim provides a time period of less than 180 days for filing such claim, then that shorter time period still applies. (federalregister.gov)
  • staff
  • USAID brings back its knowledgeable and skilled retirees as contractors to fill short-term job assignments and to help train and develop the agency s growing number of newly hired staff. (gao.gov)
  • policy
  • A committed agency/facility/installation head will, at the beginning of her/his tenure, and each year thereafter, issue a signed policy statement declaring the agency's position against discrimination on any protected basis. (eeoc.gov)
  • Agencies may choose to include all issues under one policy or issue a separate anti-harassment policy, based on their needs. (eeoc.gov)
  • Passed in 1992 after the first Gulf War, the goal of the Energy Policy Act was to harness the purchasing power of the federal government with its 600,000-vehicle fleet to accelerate the replacement of U.S. transportation-related petroleum consumption with alternative fuels. (greencarcongress.com)
  • executive
  • In addition to these Executive Orders, the President discussed permitting reform in the 2018 State of the Union, setting a one- or two-year goal for federal permits for infrastructure projects. (wilmerhale.com)
  • grants
  • And you'll see continued increases in the domestic agencies after 2010 when appropriations earmarks went away and grants became the main vehicle in town, so to speak, for federal funding. (pbs.org)
  • legislation
  • We can't measure how much money is being spent on each issue, each agency, each piece of legislation, but looking at filings is a sign of activity," said Russ Choma of the Center for Responsive Politics. (pbs.org)
  • Even now, the National Milk Producers Federation says it's working to build support for legislation directing the FDA to enforce the federal standard. (cantonrep.com)
  • Partnership
  • The National Institutes of Health (NIH) will be the lead HHS agency in this partnership. (nih.gov)
  • Below are details on the partnership with each federal agency and the First Lady's Let's Move campaign, and quotes from the Secretaries. (ed.gov)
  • issues
  • But after the legislature, agencies dip in and out of various rankings year after year - sometimes falling off the list entirely - as different issues come up. (pbs.org)
  • Food
  • FDA Deputy Commissioner for Foods Michael Taylor says the agency is trying to find ways to save money as they try to put the law in place - including experimenting with ways to do food safety inspections in shorter periods of time. (whotv.com)
  • requires
  • It also requires federal contractors and subcontractors to take steps to ensure equal employment opportunity in the workplace. (eeoc.gov)
  • environmental
  • The Environmental Protection Agency fell steadily down the list from 1998 to 2003, when it dropped off the top 10. (pbs.org)
  • Sen. Bob Casey is asking the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to investigate cases of water contamination related to natural gas drilling in Pennsylvania after a gas company operating in Susquehanna County failed to stop methane from leaking into residents' drinking water. (thetimes-tribune.com)
  • And he believes the federal environmental agency already has some power to regulate the industry in general - and to investigate the Dimock incident specifically - through the Superfund program and emergency powers outlined in the federal Safe Drinking Water Act. (thetimes-tribune.com)
  • data
  • The GAO also found that while the opioid crisis has led to increased collaboration among law enforcement agencies and public health agencies, institutions on both sides face problems with access to timely, accurate data. (fdanews.com)
  • strategies
  • Energy management strategies varied across respondent agencies, though consolidating hardware and generating awareness were top responses when asked about current energy management strategies. (eponline.com)
  • This is the accessible text file for GAO report number GAO-09-206 entitled 'Older Workers: Enhanced Communication among Federal Agencies Could Improve Strategies for Hiring and Retaining Experienced Workers' which was released on February 24, 2009. (gao.gov)
  • resources
  • An agency shall provide sufficient staffing and resources to operate the EEO program in an effective manner. (eeoc.gov)
  • Activity
  • And while these reports don't necessarily capture the full picture of the lobbying activity happening at of a federal agency - there's more going on than legally has to be reported - they do give us a good idea of the trends. (pbs.org)
  • Reprisal against one who engaged in protected activity will not be tolerated, and the agency supports the rights of all employees to exercise their rights under the civil rights statutes. (eeoc.gov)
  • Management
  • This statement shall affirm the principles of equal employment opportunity and assure that EEO program requirements will be enforced by the agency head and agency management. (eeoc.gov)
  • This suggests that energy management is still in its infancy within federal agencies," added Milne-Home. (eponline.com)
  • As many respondents indicated that their energy management strategy is to consolidate hardware, the survey suggests that underused virtual servers will become a greater cost drain on agencies if gone unchecked. (eponline.com)