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There’s a catch in USPS insurance program for Medicare-eligible retirees

USPS annuitants who opt out of Medicare Part D will lose underlying prescription drug coverage, according to OPM’s regulations.

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United States Capitol is the meeting place of the US Congress and the seat of the legislative branch of the US federal government.

Amid political leadership vacancies, calls for SES reform continue to rise

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DHS improves workforce engagement in 2024 FEVS

In 2022, for the first time in a decade, DHS didn't come in last place in the Best Places to Work rankings. In 2023, it climbed two more rankings, showing the DHS workforce is growing more engaged.

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FNN motorcycle event raises fresh charity funds

Three federally connected charities benefit each year from Federal News Network's fundraising motorcycle ride, organized by Federal Drive Host Tom Temin.

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Federal News Network's New Hire Guide

New to civil service? We created this guide to provide insights and pointers to first-time feds. Be inspired by careerists and also get pointers to make the transition to your new job as smooth as possible. (Pssst: It includes health and life insurance cheat sheets too!)

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Pay

Agencies have new deadline from OPM to review pay policies

After some governmentwide changes to address a federal pay gap, OPM called on agencies with their own pay systems to review their policies and make adjustments.

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U.S. Secret Service Director Kimberly Cheatle,Election 2024 Trump Shooting Congress

Secret Service director steps down after assassination attempt against ex-President Trump at rally

Kimberly Cheatle, who had served as Secret Service director since August 2022, faced growing calls to resign.

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Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Service

This HHS operative is taking on high and complicated hospital bills

This guest is 35 years old and joined federal service only three years ago. She’s having a big impact in a lot of ways having to do with health care delivery.

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Cloud Exchange: Why the reimagining of cyber in the cloud must continue

Former White House official Mitch Herckis says agencies are in the midst of a “culture change” when it comes to cybersecurity. That’s spurred on by the adoption of cloud services, as well as the shift to zero trust architectures.

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National Archives & Records Administration

NARA takes on digitizing modern textual records and other formats

The deadline for agencies to submit digitized records for archiving and preservation by the National Archives and Records Administration came and went.

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Chevron Deference, Supreme Court

WH regulatory gurus focused on strong rules, burden reduction

In the wake of the Supreme Court decision, OIRA is also touting its efforts to reduce needlessly complicated paperwork and other burdens on the public.

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Federal Prisons

The Marshals Service has trouble managing detention

The Government Accountability Office has found the Marshals Service needs to improve its oversight of incarceration facilities.

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National Guard leaders, government

Nominations for National Guard leaders languish, triggering concerns as top officers retire

The top four officers of the National Guard Bureau have left or are set to retire, and no nominations for their replacements have been confirmed by the Senate.

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Defense News

David Berteau

Some highlights of provisions in this year’s NDAA that could affect contractors

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Pay & Benefits

Pay

‘We need to do more’ to close gender-based pay gap, OPM says

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federal pay reform

Blue-collar federal pay reform heading toward rulemaking process

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Technology

United States Capitol is the meeting place of the US Congress and the seat of the legislative branch of the US federal government.

Amid political leadership vacancies, calls for SES reform continue to rise

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Workforce

United States Capitol is the meeting place of the US Congress and the seat of the legislative branch of the US federal government.

Amid political leadership vacancies, calls for SES reform continue to rise

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