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What the House appropriations bill means for a federal pay raise

With no mention of federal pay raise in the fiscal 2023 financial services and general government bill, House appropriators push forward the White House’s 4.6% proposal.

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Current, former Hill staffers say centralized authority needed to modernize Congress

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SBA working to reform category management, reverse decline in small business contractors

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Federal News Network's Zero Trust Exchange now available on demand

In a three-day event June 21-23, Federal News Network took a deep dive into what agencies are really trying to achieve in zero trust, and what they've accomplished thus far.

Catch up now on any sessions you might have missed!

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VA confidence in new EHR 'shaken' following cases of patient harm, McDonough says

The Department of Veterans Affairs, Congress and the vendors behind the VA’s new Electronic Health Record are renewing their scrutiny of the EHR rollout.

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Court revives block of vaccine mandate for federal workers

A court ruling is back in effect that blocks President Joe Biden from requiring federal employees to get vaccinated against COVID-19

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For OPM’s Ahuja, ‘strong human capital leadership’ crucial to federal workforce reform

Resilience, innovation and employee engagement are priorities for OPM Director Kiran Ahuja to position the federal workforce as a model employer.

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Zero Trust Cyber Exchange: Zscaler’s Danny Connelly offers insights on 4 zero trust challenges

What are the potential pitfalls as agencies tackle mandates to establish zero trust architectures? During the Zero Trust Exchange, Zscaler’s Danny Connelly offers his perspective, which is grounded in his government service at CDC.

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USPS hiring strategy helped reduce overtime last holiday season, IG finds

The Postal Service’s workforce and facility strategy to prepare for last year’s peak holiday operations led to higher performance and less overtime.

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Army Guard troops risk dismissal as vaccine deadline looms

Up to 40,000 Army National Guard soldiers haven’t yet gotten the mandated COVID-19 vaccine

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Imagine an award program where people can nominate friends and then vote on whether they get the money

The Postal Service handed out millions of dollars in employee awards in a program that lacked solid controls. People nominated one another and then voted on whether they got the money. A few people even approved their own bonuses.

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After a turbulent week, Congress is on recess, but some work continues

Reeling from two highly controversial Supreme Court decisions and some revelatory hearings concerning the Capitol break-in, Congress is in recess this week. But not everything has stopped on the Hill.

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Defense News

Meet the small team that handles the Air Force’s radioactive waste

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Army Guard troops risk dismissal as vaccine deadline looms

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Navy’s data-driven approach to sustainment finds huge room for improvement in ship maintenance

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Pay & Benefits

What the House appropriations bill means for a federal pay raise

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Under infrastructure law, federal firefighters to see increase in pay

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What the House appropriations bill means for a federal pay raise

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Current, former Hill staffers say centralized authority needed to modernize Congress

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Meet the small team that handles the Air Force’s radioactive waste

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