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GSA Leads the Way in Providing Better Cybersecurity

GSA Leads the Way in Providing Better Cybersecurity

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Cybersecurity is more important today than ever. Stronger and better authentication of users and devices reduces risk, which benefits the federal government and American taxpayers. With today’s increase in new security threats associated with identity vulnerabilities, we need to replace...
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FY2016 Per Diem Rates for Federal Travelers Released

FY2016 Per Diem Rates for Federal Travelers Released

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Today, we released the fiscal year (FY) 2016 travel per diem rates, which will take effect on October 1, 2015. By law, GSA sets these rates for the Continental United States (CONUS) annually. This year, GSA was able to implement...
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New Per Diem Rates for Federal Travelers Released

New Per Diem Rates for Federal Travelers Released

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Today we released the fiscal year (FY) 2015 travel per diem rates, which will take effect on October 1, 2014.  By law, each year GSA sets these rates for the Continental United States. The rates are based on local market...
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GSA Wants Your Ideas for Travel Software Tool

GSA Wants Your Ideas for Travel Software Tool

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GSA is leading with innovation to better serve our partner federal agencies and to drive cost savings governmentwide while providing the tools agencies need to serve the American people. This includes our travel programs, which help federal agencies secure deals...
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GSA Seeks Responses to Climate Change Adaptation Services RFI

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Do you have ideas on how to support federal climate change adaptation activities? GSA wants to hear from you. Earlier this year, federal agencies released their first Climate Change Adaptation Plans. These plans outline strategies to address the impacts of...
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2014 Per Diem Rates for Federal Travelers Released

2014 Per Diem Rates for Federal Travelers Released

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GSA to Eliminate Per Diem Allocation for Conferences Today, we released the fiscal year (FY) 2014 travel per diem rates, which will take effect on October 1st, 2013.  Each year, these rates are set by law for the Continental United States. The...
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GSA to Launch 10 Strategic Sourcing Initiatives

GSA to Launch 10 Strategic Sourcing Initiatives

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Everyday shoppers know that buying in bulk saves both time and money, and the government has a similar responsibility to use its buying power to get the best value for the taxpayer. As part of the Administration’s efforts to increase...
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Reducing Travel Costs Across Government

Reducing Travel Costs Across Government

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As part of our top to bottom review of GSA, we have been looking for savings in our government-wide travel programs. Each year, GSA sets the federal government’s travel reimbursement rates for lodging, meals, and incidentals for official government travel....
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‘City Pairs’ Cuts Travel Costs Government-Wide

‘City Pairs’ Cuts Travel Costs Government-Wide

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A critical part of GSA’s mission is to help federal agencies save money, and that includes getting the best price for government travelers. Leveraging government buying power is one way GSA can maximize cost-savings for federal agencies and save taxpayer...
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