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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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Joshua Roberts

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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Defense Department sites are rife with poisons in nearby groundwater

One environmental group says two out of three Defense Department sites have excessive levels of hazardous PFAS in their groundwater.

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CBP’s internal affairs division looks to hire hundreds of investigators

CBP’s Office of Professional Responsibility aims to hire hundreds of staff over the next year to investigate use-of-force incidents and other potential misconduct at the law enforcement agency.

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

For the U.S. Army and one of its software contractors, the conflict in Afghanistan is still going on. An unresolved dispute over licensing of language translation software has entered a new phase, eight years after the company first claimed breach of contract.

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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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SBA

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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Defense Department sites are rife with poisons in nearby groundwater

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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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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

Defense Department sites are rife with poisons in nearby groundwater

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