August 2011

Government Plugging Into Energy Markets

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Last week, GSA hosted an Energy Listening Session in Boston.  These sessions are an opportunity for GSA to hear from energy industry leaders from different regions of the country on ways to leverage our investments to spur brand new clean,...
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New FY 2012 Per Diem Rates Now Available

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Attention all federal travelers – new per diem reimbursement rates for Fiscal Year 2012 go into effect October 1st, and GSA has all the tools and information you’ll need to plan your federal travel wisely. ...
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Working with Business

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While convening a couple of White House Business Council roundtable meetings last week in Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky, I met with a diverse group of businesses large and small.  Their message to me was clear: while we are facing a tough...
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Historic U.S. Custom House Restored

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This week, GSA celebrated the rededication of the U.S. Custom House in New Orleans, one of the  most historic properties in the region and in the federally-owned inventory.  The building’s renovation focused on preserving its history...
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GSA Launches Per Diem Mobile App

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GSA has created a new mobile phone application that helps federal employees know lodging, meal, and reimbursement rates when they travel. So whether you are on the road and need the lodging rate for your conference in Boston or wondering how much...
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GSA Hosts Community Health Fair in Washington

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Last Saturday, GSA’s National Capital Region hosted a free community health fair on St. Elizabeths campus in Washington, DC. Residents of  the Ward 8 community received free health information as well as on-site screening and testing by...
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Leaders Exchanging Ideas

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This week, in partnership with the White House Office of Public Engagement, I had the opportunity to sit down with an engaging group of leaders from across the Orlando area for a women’s leadership roundtable.  Many of the roundtable participants were...
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