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FITARA 13 scorecard brings truce to data center consolidation debate

The National Science Foundation and USAID received “A” grades under the House Oversight and Reform Committee’s 13th Federal IT Acquisition Reform Act (FITARA) scorecard.

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

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

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What exactly is today's status of the vaccine mandate in the federal space?

You might be forgiven if you find the mask mandate confusing. It’s been challenged in a dozen courts across the country. Last Friday the Supreme Court heard arguments on the yes-or-no debate. D.C. federal employment attorney John Mahoney joined the Federal Drive with Tom Temin to sort it out.

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CIA: Most 'Havana syndrome' cases not linked to US adversary

U_S_ officials say the CIA believes it’s unlikely that Russia or another foreign adversary is using microwaves or other forms of directed energy to attack hundreds of American diplomats and intelligence officers who attribute their brain injuries and other symptoms to what’s come to be known as “Havana syndrome.”

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Joe Biden

Biden says defense, intel agencies have to follow cyber EO requirements, too

A new national security memorandum sets deadlines for defense and intelligence agencies to implement things like multifactor authentication, encryption, cloud technologies and endpoint detection.

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NRO inks first contracts under new commercial space capabilities opening

The NRO awarded five contracts to radar vendors, representing the first deals under a Broad Agency Announcement framework the agency is using to buy commercial space capabilities.

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Strengthening the acquisition talent pipeline is a top GSA priority for 2022

The General Services Administration will partner with multiple agencies this year to assess, share and hire entry-level acquisition talent.

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Langevin pressing on cybersecurity, climate change in final act

Langevin will step down after 11 terms in Congress.

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How the Bureau of Land Management will transform acres and acres, of paper, that is

The Nevada office of the Bureau of Land Management has so many paper records, they’d probably cover the land the agency manages.

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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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Sometimes the decision not to proceed with a contract can get the government in trouble

Energy savings performance contracts have been around for a while, and in the new green frenzy we may see more of them.

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

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Pay & Benefits

OPM-GSA merger

Democratic lawmakers propose 5.1% average pay raise for federal employees

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Technology

How the Bureau of Land Management will transform acres and acres, of paper, that is

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FITARA

FITARA 13 scorecard brings truce to data center consolidation debate

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Workforce

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

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