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GSA announces small increase to per diem lodging rates for 2023

As the travel industry — and prices — recover from COVID-19, the General Services Administration is giving federal employees a little more leeway on hotel costs for official travel.

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Army once again delays newest release of its pay and personnel system overhaul

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USPS pulls plug on prior impact studies as latest consolidation plan comes into focus

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How one canceled federal employee union is trying to get re-certified

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Joshua Roberts

FDA lawyer was instrumental in limits on cigarette marketing

The latest interview in the Federal Drive with Tom Temin's series spotlighting finalists for the 2022 Service to America Medals Program (a.k.a. Sammies) is a lawyer responsible for much of the FDA's regulations around tobacco marketing. Mitchell Zeller recently retired from his role as director of the FDA's Center for Tobacco Products.

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DoD's decentralized strategy for active shooters could be dangerous, IG says

DoD does not have an overarching policy to deal with active shooters, which may lead to confusion in a live situation.

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Federal money is flowing to support local jobs creation

The Economic Development Administration, part of the Commerce Department, awarded the grants under a program called the good jobs challenge.

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Direct college student loans cost the US government billions of dollars

Back in the mid ‘90s, when the Education Department first started its current Direct Loan program for college students, the program was expected to turn a profit for the U.S. Treasury. The initial estimates were that it would bring in $114 billion over the next quarter century. Now that were here, that estimate turns out to be wrong…way wrong.

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How agencies can create a secure, equitable digital front door

During this exclusive webinar, learn how organizations are curating the best digital experience for citizens and customers alike.

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Army Lt. Gen. Daniel Karbler (left), commander of the Army Space and Missile Defense Command, presents the 53rd Signal Battalion colors to Space Force Lt. Gen. Stephen Whiting (right), commander of Space Operations Command, during a ceremony at Peterson Space Force Base, Colorado. The passing of the colors signifies the Army satellite communications mission transferring to the Space Force, consolidating all Department of Defense SATCOM functions under one service for the first time. (Space Force/Airman 1st Class Aliviah Williams)

Space Force controls all military satellites

The Defense Department was not the only agency shifting control of its satellites this month.

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Three reasons why organizational conflict of interest is back in the spotlight

The Defense Health Agency publicly called out seven companies who are ineligible to bid on a $1.5 billion IT contract because those firms won a spot on a different DHA contract.

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Micro-segmentation: Three keys for implementation

Leaders within the federal and private cybersecurity sectors explained why micro-segmentation is as important as other pillars and how to begin doing micro-segmentation.

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Breaking down a few key recommendations from the Federal Salary Council

Recommendations to expand pay localities, adjust requirements to add new localities and more from the Federal Salary Council.

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Defense News

Army once again delays newest release of its pay and personnel system overhaul

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DoD’s decentralized strategy for active shooters could be dangerous, IG says

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Navy’s sea mission doesn’t keep it out of the space business

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Pay & Benefits

Army once again delays newest release of its pay and personnel system overhaul

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Technology

Navy’s sea mission doesn’t keep it out of the space business

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Workforce

How one canceled federal employee union is trying to get re-certified

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Army once again delays newest release of its pay and personnel system overhaul

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