Administrative Fix Blog

Submitted by Megan Kindelan on August 3, 2011 - 1:27 pm EDT

Authorization bill H.R. 2480 passes in the house. The Conference's recommendations are noted to have historically led to millions of dollars in savings across government agencies. ACUS is exploring and promoting the most  efficient means of sharing information and responsibility among the...

Submitted by Megan Kindelan on August 3, 2011 - 1:14 pm EDT

Didn't catch the plenary? You can watch it on our ACUS Livestream Channel or download the official transcripts. Any questions? Contact us at anytime at info@acus.gov.

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Submitted by Megan Kindelan on July 18, 2011 - 3:25 pm EDT

At the July 14 meeting of the House Judiciary Committee, lawmakers agreed that the Administrative Conference saves taxpayer money and increases government efficiency in their respective statements:

"The principal way the Conference has proven itself to be a cost-saving...

Submitted by Megan Kindelan on June 23, 2011 - 2:03 pm EDT

The Administrative Conference of the United States is seeking applicants for the position of Director of Research and Policy under the Intergovernmental Personnel Act (IPA) (5 U.S.C. 3371 et seq.) which permits the temporary assignment of academics and other employees from various non-...

Submitted by Megan Kindelan on June 17, 2011 - 9:19 am EDT

More and more of the federal government's work is now being done by federal contractors, rather than by federal employees, but contractors' employees are subject to much less ethics regulation than government employees. 

This recommendation, adopted on June 17, suggests that the FAR...

Submitted by Megan Kindelan on June 16, 2011 - 3:44 pm EDT

The full Conference of the Administrative Conference of the United States today passed an eRulemaking Recommendation with amendments. Among other issues, the recommendation, "...

Submitted by Megan Kindelan on June 14, 2011 - 4:49 pm EDT

On June 16 and 17, the Administrative Conference of the United States will host its 54th Plenary Session.

At our plenary session in December, the Conference was just getting restarted.  The Conference voted on one...

Submitted by Megan Kindelan on June 14, 2011 - 3:53 pm EDT

More and more of the federal government's work is now being done by federal contractors, rather than by federal employees, but contractors' employees are subject to much less ethics regulation than government employees.  This recommendation suggests that the FAR Council (which oversees the...

Submitted by Megan Kindelan on June 13, 2011 - 8:40 am EDT

Today, both the notice and the comments in a rulemaking proceeding may be electronic. This recommendation provides guidance to agencies on a variety of legal issues that arise from the advent of e-Rulemaking, such as how agencies may use software to determine that submitted comments are...

Submitted by Megan Kindelan on May 20, 2011 - 1:32 pm EDT

ACUS is seeking proposals for two new projects in addition to the Midnight Rules study. They are review of the Congressional Review Act (CRA)...

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