Grants for Fire Departments Impacted by Sandy, U.S. Electrical Grid Vulnerable to Attack, Pre-Storm Checklist for Hospital Preparedness, Second Semester NFA Deadline December 15
Federal Register: Hispanic Council on Federal Employment
Federal Register: Submission for Review: Initial Certification of Full-Time School Attendance, RI 25-41
Federal Register: Submission for Review: 3206-0140, Representative Payee Application (RI 20-7) and Information Necessary for a Competency Determination (RI 30-3)
Chairman Rocco Landesman announced the NEA awarding og 832 grants totaling $23.3 million through its Art Works funding category. Not-for-profit arts organizations in 47 states plus the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico will receive funding. In addition, the NEA will award Creative Writing Fellowships to 40 outstanding poets for a total of $1 million.
Federal Register: Submission for Renewal: Information Collection 3206-0150; Fingerprint Chart Standard Form 87 (SF 87)
Dismissal and Closure Information and Guidance
News Release: OPM Announces Dismissal and Closure Procedures for the 2012-2013 Winter Weather Season
Benefits Administration Letter: BAL 12-311 provides the Federal Employees Cost Factors for FY 2013.
Federal Register: General Schedule Locality Pay Areas
Benefits Administration Letter: BAL 12-310 announces the Calendar Year 2013 Interest Rate which is applicable to military and civilian service credit accounts and voluntary contribution accounts.
News Release: Record Number of Federal Employees Respond to the 2012 Employee Viewpoint Survey
Today, Rocco Landesman confirmed his plans to step down as Chairman of the National Endowment for the Arts at the end of the calendar year
The Labor Management Relations Council meeting scheduled for November 28 has been cancelled.
National Homeland Security Consortium Report, Advances in Wildfire Simulators Technology, Child Care During Disaster Recovery
The National Endowment for the Arts expands its landmark arts partnership with the U.S. Department of Defense to bring music therapy to patients at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center including patients at the National Intrepid Center of Excellence (NICoE) located on the campus of Walter Reed Bethesda.
For the first time, the American creative sector will be measured on a macroeconomic level by the Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA), the federal agency of record on the U.S. economy and a part of the U.S. Department of Commerce. In a groundbreaking partnership, the BEA and the National Endowment for the Arts will develop an ‘Arts and Cultural Production Satellite Account.’
The Presidential Management Fellows application period has been extended to Monday, November 26, 2012.
Federal Register: Prevailing Rate Systems; Redefinition of the St. Louis, MO; Southern Missouri; Cleveland, OH; and Pittsburgh
Federal Register: Excepted Service; September 2012