Posts Tagged ‘Dan Tangherlini’

Downsizing GSA Leads by (Extreme) Example

The federal government is downsizing. Driven in part by a budget shortfall, the General Services Administration, which manages federal government office buildings, is undertaking several efforts to reduce the federal footprint in D.C.—including an ambitious plan to transform the federal enclave in the Southwest quadrant into a vibrant mixed-use neighborhood.
As the GSA completes its return [...]

GSA Chief: Funding Boost Won’t Reduce Urgency of Southwest Overhaul

In last week's column, I highlighted how belt-tightening in the federal government presented a golden opportunity to the District. With the feds' landlord, the General Services Administration, getting part of the rent it collects diverted to other federal programs, GSA needs to cut costs, and it plans to do so in part by consolidating its [...]

After Scandal, Tangherlini Swapped In At General Services Administration

Holy career moves! Dan Tangherlini, the former District Department of Transportation director-turned-Metro head-turned-City Administrator whom President Barack Obama plucked to be Chief Financial and Performance officer for the Treasury, has been named head of the General Services Administration following the resignation of Martha Johnson over "excessive spending."
And how. The Post reports that Johnson's agency, which [...]

The New Neil Albert: Greg O’Dell?

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The Washington Business Journal says that Greg O’Dell, the head of the Washington Convention Center Authority, is first in line for Neil Albert's old position as deputy mayor for planning and economic development.