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From IT to workforce to CX, agencies must justify their investments decisions in 2024

Fiscal 2024 budget guidance from the Office of Management and Budget tells agencies to invest in rebuilding the workforce, the move toward zero trust and several other management priorities.

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Navy

Pentagon advisers want DoD to build out agreements between small and large defense businesses

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USPS expects to raise mail rates again next year, warns it remains in 'financial hole'

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How three agencies cope with funding uncertainty under continuing resolutions

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Navy sets up new command to help with flailing recruiting numbers

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This FDA scientist's work helps public health officials find sources of tainted food faster

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 major player in the improvement of food safety inspection. Be sure to think of FDA's Steven Musser the next time you chop that lettuce with confidence it's safe to eat.

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Feds’ pay lags 22.5% behind private sector, the Federal Salary Council reports

New council recommendations would adjust several pay locality areas, but must get approval from the president’s pay agent before implementation.

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July federal retirement claims up from previous month, last year

Average processing times continue to rise, which kept the backlog of retirements claims 29,224 in July.

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Even Customs and Border Protection is getting into the green movement

U.S. Customs and Border Protection seeks to strengthen enforcement against what it calls environmental bad actors and to foster a greener worldwide supply chain.

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Optimizing Your Agency’s ‘Digital Door’ to Drive Both Security and Equity

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

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SBA shuffles its CIO chair once again

The DoD deputy chief information security officer and the Justice Department’s ATF CISO also announced they were leaving federal service.

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Researchers ask Census to stop controversial privacy method

Prominent demographers are asking the U.S. Census Bureau to abandon a controversial method for protecting survey and census participants’ confidentiality

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Congress could use a dose of artificial intelligence

The Select Committee on the Modernization of Congress found that nearly every function in the Legislative Branch is due for updating. Members held a hearing on whether artificial intelligence technology could help.

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Capitol Hill is anything but slow this summer season

It’s that time of year when activity on Capitol Hill usually falls into a lull. But this year’s the rare occurrence when big legislative activity is happening in August. The Senate passed a huge reconciliation bill over the weekend; the House is expected to do the same later this week. Meanwhile both houses have a lot of work waiting for them to reconcile their versions of the annual appropriations and authorization bills.

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Defense News

The US might be out of Afghanistan, but an Army contract dispute rolls on and on

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Navy

Pentagon advisers want DoD to build out agreements between small and large defense businesses

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navy, sailors, recruits, graduates

Navy sets up new command to help with flailing recruiting numbers

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Technology

From IT to workforce to CX, agencies must justify their investments decisions in 2024

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Even Customs and Border Protection is getting into the green movement

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Workforce

USPS expects to raise mail rates again next year, warns it remains in ‘financial hole’

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navy, sailors, recruits, graduates

Navy sets up new command to help with flailing recruiting numbers

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