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GOP lawmakers demand SBA postpone IT upgrades amid year-end contract spending surge

Lawmakers say taking SBA’s certification portal offline in the final months of fiscal 2024 would cause problems for firms with year-end contracting deadlines.

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The Secret Service is investigating how a gunman who shot and injured Trump was able to get so close

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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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FAA short-staffed on air traffic controllers, technicians during peak travel season, union warns

The Federal Aviation Administration is facing staffing challenges during the peak travel season.

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DHS official details efforts to harmonize cyber incident reporting rules

DHS cyber lead Iranga Kahangama also says the proposed cyber incident reporting rule is not “simply a land grab,” as some criticize it for being overly broad.

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IRS recovers $1B in crackdown on taxes owed by millionaires

IRS is tapping into tens of billions of multi-year modernization funds in the Inflation Reduction Act to rebuild its workforce and beef up enforcement.

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Cloud Exchange: Evolving infrastructure based on mission need, speed

“When we think about the demand cycles that agencies may have … it can make a lot of sense to not own all of that iron inside of your data center,” says Red Hat’s Adam Clater. It’s why agencies increasingly rely on CSPs to meet infrastructure needs.

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Graphic By: Derace LauderdaleContracting

Election uncertainty doesn't slow an ambitious regulation agenda

An ambitious agenda for regulation means contractors could see a slew of new and interim regulations in the next few months.

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Why a federal court sunk a raft of construction industry rules from the Labor Department

One rule would have imposed so-called prevailing wage rates on every federal contract.

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The Supreme Court Chevron decision spreads wider and wider

The so-called Chevron decision has implications for all three branches of government.

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‘An extraordinary opportunity’: How HHS uses shared certificates in hiring

At the Department of Health and Human Services, using shared certificates, in some instances, has cut the agency’s time-to-hire in half.

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Defense News

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This company is helping government satellite operators improve awareness of threats in low-earth orbit

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NDAA, POGO, 2025 National Defense Authorization Act

NDAA amendment to give more authority to DoD components to buy cyber products

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Pay & Benefits

VA, IT, data

VA ends mandatory overtime for most employees processing benefits claims

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APTOPIX Election 2024 Trump

The Secret Service is investigating how a gunman who shot and injured Trump was able to get so close

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FAA short-staffed on air traffic controllers, technicians during peak travel season, union warns

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