Federal News Network

Top story

Joni Ernst

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.

Read more
APTOPIX Election 2024 Trump

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

Read more
Congress-FAA

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

Read more

Editor's Pick

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.

Read more

Federal News Network's Cloud Exchange 2024

Missed the Cloud Exchange event? All discussions are now available on demand!

Hear from federal technology and industry leaders on how cloud can improve digital services and meet agency missions.

And subscribe to our YouTube channel for more insights and trends from government and industry.

Read more

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.

Read more
Federal News Network's New Hire Guide

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!)

Read more

(AP Photo/Susan Walsh)Government_Shutdown-IRS-Tax_Refunds_04822

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.

Read more
Contracting

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.

Read more
The Labor Department building

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.

Read more
GettyImages-1438296364 (1)

Cloud Exchange 2024: Reimagining customer experience through ‘actionable intelligence’

Genesys' U.S. public sector vice president offers actionable insights on improving CX through agent assist technology and cloud.

Read more

Chevron deference, Supreme Court

The Supreme Court Chevron decision spreads wider and wider

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

Read more
Medicare, Medicaid, CMS, HHS, cybersecurity, Administration of Children and families,The Department of Health and Human Services building

‘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.

Read more
Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas

Mayorkas details DHS workforce gains, future plans

DHS improved in the 2023 Best Places to Work rankings. In a sit-down interview, DHS Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas tells Federal News Network how it happened.

Read more
government shutdown, Congress, government funding

Progress on spending bills might have been an illusion all along

Progress on 2025 appropriations bills stalled in the House when members failed to pass a legislative appropriations bill.

Read more

Defense News

CJADC2, Low earth orbit, USINDOPACOMNational Geospatial Intelligence Agency

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

Read more
NDAA, POGO, 2025 National Defense Authorization Act

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

Read more

Pay & Benefits

VA, IT, data

VA ends mandatory overtime for most employees processing benefits claims

Read more

Technology

CJADC2, Low earth orbit, USINDOPACOMNational Geospatial Intelligence Agency

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

Read more

Workforce

APTOPIX Election 2024 Trump

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

Read more
Congress-FAA

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

Read more

From Our Partners