the White House is calling on Federal employees and military personnel to take the GreenGov Challenge -- an online participatory program that challenges Federal employees and military personnel to take part in the Presidents Executive Order on Federal Sustainability by submitting their own clean energy ideas and voting on others.
First Lady Michelle Obama announces that the President's 2011 budget will include a record $8.8 billion for military family support programs in remarks to the Joint Armed Forces Officers' Wives' Luncheon.
John Berry, Director of the U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM), spent time at the Maxwell School of Syracuse University in Syracuse, NY, where he delivered a policy address titled "A Merit System for the 21st Century?" on Monday, November 2, 2009, in the Maxwell Auditorium.
On July 06, 2009, the House Subcommittee on the Federal Workforce held a hearing regarding H.R. 2517, the Domestic Partnership Benefits and Obligations Act of 2009. Representative Tammy Baldwin of Wisconsin and Director John Berry of the Office of Personnel Management answered questions about why the bill only extended benefits to same-sex domestic partners rather than including different-sex partners as well.