Travel

GSA announces per diem rates

The General Services Administration published new per diem rates for federal travelers. The new fiscal 2014 rates will take effect Oct. 1.

GSA publishes new per diem rates for travel

The General Services Administration announced its fiscal 2014 per diem rates for federal travelers. The new rates will take effect Oct. 1.

GSA says airfares for official travel lower in fiscal 2014

The General Services Administration last week said the air travel contracts it has awarded to 10 U.S. carriers for fiscal 2014 will save about $2.2 billion a year.

Bill would require use of technology to cut travel expenses

A new bill introduced in the House would require federal agencies to cut spending on travel expenses through greater use of videoconferencing and telework

Agency travel drops $2 billion

Agencies' travel expenses fell by $2 billion over the last two years, according to the Office of Management and Budget.

GSA to form travel advisory committee

The General Services Administration last month announced the creation of a Governmentwide Travel Advisory Committee, which it called "another step in implementing transparent travel regulations and policies."

GSA will not increase per diem rates for 2013

For fiscal 2013, the General Services Administration will keep its per diem rates for traveling federal workers at current levels.

CBO sees few savings in bill to rein in travel and meeting expenses

A bill that would cut agency travel budgets and require agencies to provide quarterly reports to Congress about meetings or events involving travel expenses paid with federal funds “would have no significant net impact on the budget,” says the CBO.

GSA posts new mileage reimbursement rates

The General Services Administration has increased the calendar year 2012 federal mileage reimbursement rates.

Mileage reimbursements unchanged for 2012

The General Services Administration said it will not change mileage reimbursement rates paid to feds for the use of privately owned vehicles for government business.

Mileage reimbursements unchanged for 2012

The General Services Administration said that the mileage reimbursement rates paid to feds for the use of privately owned vehicles for government business remained unchanged as of Jan.1, 2012.

GSA posts new per diem rates

The General Services Administration has released fiscal 2012 per diem reimbursement rates.

GSA extends federal air travel program

The General Services Administration said it has expanded the number of destinations served by its Airline City Pairs program.

GSA nixes reimbursement increase

The General Services Administration said that it will not at this time support a change in the reimbursement rate for feds who use private vehicles for official duties.

Mileage reimbursement increase a 'no go' at GSA

The General Services Administration said its evaluation does not support a change in the reimbursement rate for feds who use private vehicles for official duties.

Union asks GSA to boost mileage reimbursement rate

A federal employees union last month asked the General Services Administration to adopt the Internal Revenue Service’s mid-year hike in the mileage reimbursement rate.

Union calls on GSA to increase mileage reimbursement rate

A federal employees union is urging the General Services Administration to follow suit on the Internal Revenue Service’s mid-year hike in the mileage reimbursement rate.