Tag Archives: agencies

Justice Grants Awarded to Address Court Fines

Earlier this year, we released a post about a federal grant program to assist and rehabilitate those who have been released from our nation’s prisons. Now, the federal government is providing award funds for programs aimed at eliminating unnecessary confinement…

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Obama Pushes Forward on Do Not Pay Initiative

There may be many other pressing concerns — the federal debt, gun control, foreign wars, to name a few — but President Obama has ensured that reducing federal government improper payments remains high on his agenda.

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Sneak Preview: OMB Delays FAPIIS Grants Implementation

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Happy Minority Enterprise Development Week!

On Friday, President Obama issued a proclamation declaring Sept. 25 through Oct. 1 as Minority Enterprise Development Week. The Department of Commerce’s Minority Business Development Agency and the Small Business Administration are co-sponsoring a conference in Washington D.C. through tomorrow…

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OMB Goes “Hurry-Up” with Recovery Act

We’re now entering fall and to me, that means one thing — football! Fans nationwide will spend countless hours rooting on their favorite team, cheering the touchdowns and cringing over critical turnovers. Some teams, in an attempt to wear out…

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Why the Time Is Now to KISS (a.k.a. Keep It Simple, Stupid)

Ever looked at a federal agency document or regulation and said to yourself, “Huh?” Rubbing your eyes and taking a second read still doesn’t provide any clarity. Can’t they just use different words to make it easier to understand? “Government-ese”…

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