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Congress finishes up NDAA, Trump still threatening veto

The president says he wants to veto the bill over old protections for tech companies and renaming military bases.

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FEMA calls workplace harassment and discrimination findings 'alarming' and 'unacceptable'

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DoD says it's ready to distribute COVID-19 vaccine in next three weeks

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Pentagon ready to name first 15 'pathfinder' contracts for CMMC

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Good-government groups suggest ways to improve federal workforce under Biden

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Open Season 2021 Hotline

The 2021 Open Season runs Nov. 9 to Dec. 14 and we're here to help feds understand their options under the Federal Employee Health Benefits Program. Use this form to send us your questions, and tune in to the Federal Drive with Tom Temin weekday mornings and afternoons (1500 AM). We'll read select answers at 5 minutes past the hour.

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TSP bounces back in big way for November

Returns released Tuesday showed monthly improvements reminiscent of this spring, with every fund ending in the black and several making double-digit growth.

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Ranks leaves DoD to join CIA to run mega-cloud program

Peter Ranks, the deputy chief information officer for information enterprise at the Defense Department, will work on the C2E cloud program run by the CIA.

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In ongoing effort to fill cyber vacancies, FBI turns to creative recruitment solutions

As the definition of a job in the field continues to grow and evolve, agencies like the FBI have been forced to get creative in how they’re recruiting new cyber talent.

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COVID-19 put the focus on health, but don’t ignore dental this Open Season

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Dominion National reduced the minimum requirement for reimbursement to a single cleaning in 2020.

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DoD looks at blockchain to track vaccine distribution under Operation Warp Speed

Blockchain in recent years generated plenty of hype in the federal contracting community, but technology never resulted in many agencies moving forward with the technology.

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GSA handbook gives agencies steps to make ‘leap’ to unattended bots

GSA is launching a Digital Worker Credentialing Handbook to help bridge the gaps between IT and information security when agencies field unattended bots.

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NSA's National Cryptologic Museum gets new director

The popular National Cryptologic Museum has been closed to the public, but it hasn’t been static. It’s acquired new exhibits and is planning to relocate into a new National Security Agency location.

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What the latest court decision means for employees seeking 2018 shutdown pay

The U.S. Court of Federal Claims on Tuesday rejected the government lawyers’ bids to dismiss a lawsuit stemming from the 35-day government shutdown that ended in January 2019.

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Pentagon ready to name first 15 ‘pathfinder’ contracts for CMMC

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DoD preparing to roll out vaccine, prioritizing what service members will get shots first

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Pay & Benefits

What the latest court decision means for employees seeking 2018 shutdown pay

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Technology

DHS Science and Tech directorate studying ways to reduce on-duty police crashes

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Workforce

Good-government groups suggest ways to improve federal workforce under Biden

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FEMA

FEMA calls workplace harassment and discrimination findings ‘alarming’ and ‘unacceptable’

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