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Brian Kalish

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At the 'Bleeding Edge' of Public Safety

News

Some tax preparers continue to resist the IRS e-filing system

Agency's target is for 80 percent of returns to be filed electronically.

News

GSA strives to be 'green proving ground' for net-zero energy use

Agency wants to serve as model of what works in creating sustainable facilities, senior official tells Nextgov.

News

DHS extends Real ID compliance date to January 2013

Delay is attributed to diminished state budgets, congressional concerns.

Ideas

CBP: Trolling eBay for Communications Parts

Ideas

ICE Tackles Internet Piracy in Texas

News

An app for that? iPads can replace paper maps in the cockpit, FAA says

Pilots already use electronics during flights, but this is the first for Apple's tablet computer.

News

NASA hosts 'Tweetups' to spread the word about its missions

Agency is giving Twitter users behind-the-scenes access to facilities and events so they can share their observations with the public.

Ideas

White House Boots @PressSec Back Up

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HHS Wants to Be a 'Data Sugar Daddy'

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GAO Joins Flickr

News

State Department hits send on new Arabic Twitter site

Role of social media in Egyptian uprising cited as one reason to expand Tweets to participate in Arab world conversation.

Ideas

Morse Code vs. Texting: Which is Faster?

News

GSA unveils plans for the first net-zero-energy historic building

Reconstruction, restoration of Colorado structure is part of the agency's effort to shrink environmental footprint.

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Technology complicates White House communications

News

FEMA will use social media through all stages of a disaster

Administrator Craig Fugate says agency tracks events through hash tags to plan its response and keep the public informed.