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Task force tells agencies how to handle court injunction on vaccine mandate

Agencies don’t need to reverse discipline they’ve already imposed for failing to follow the mandate, but they must stop any new or ongoing enforcement actions, according to new guidance.

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USPS, building off popular licensing deals, branches out into stamp NFTs

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FITARA 13 scorecard brings truce to data center consolidation debate

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VA launches automation pilot to process veteran disability claims faster

The Department of Veterans Affairs is processing its backlog of disability claims faster than ever before, but is looking to accelerate this pace through an automation pilot it launched last month.

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SSA reaches agreement with 3 unions over office reentry plans

The Social Security Administration has reached an agreement with its three unions on office reentry plans.

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National Guard's hybrid status makes sexual assault confusing to prosecute

The Guard mostly relies on local law enforcement to prosecute sex crimes.

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New Federal Sustainability Plan harnesses fewer fossil fuels, more procurement power to fight climate change

The new Federal Sustainability Plan released in December charges agencies to harness procurement authority to reach 100% carbon pollution-free energy at federal facilities by 2030.

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Pandemic slowed, but didn’t stop, evolution to outcomes-based healthcare reimbursement

The covid pandemic has produced whole new data streams from infection reports, contact tracing and vaccine-related issues. Rich Bryant, the chief technical officer for healthcare at Veritas said the learnings from the pandemic will be pivotal, after it recedes, to improving the metrics associated with underserved populations and lowering healthcare costs.

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Agencies need to work smarter, not harder to close cyber vulnerabilities

Michael Duffy, an associate director at the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency in the Homeland Security Department, said meeting the recent Binding Operational Directive will be driven by the CDM program.

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SSA reaches deal to resume some in-person disability claims hearings starting in May

SSA and the Association of Administrative Law Judges reached an agreement this week to resume in-person disability as soon as May 4, while continuing to hold virtual video and phone hearings.

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A lesser known but crucial office in the Homeland Security Department passes the 15-year mark

When you think of the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency, what comes to mind?

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Deputy federal CIO Roat to retire

Maria Roat is leaving federal service after 41 years, including the last year-plus as the federal deputy CIO at the Office of Management and Budget.

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‘Perfect leader’: Woman takes command of USS Constitution

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Task force tells agencies how to handle court injunction on vaccine mandate

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