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‘DOOBIE’ Act looks to ease security clearance restrictions on past marijuana use

Even after recent guidance on marijuana use, some applicants still worry about getting automatically disqualified from a federal job or a security clearance.

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Jack Teixeira, court martial, Leaked Documents Investigation

Pentagon leaker Jack Teixeira to face a military court-martial, Air Force says

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Defense Information Systems Agency data breach

DISA's PEO Transport wants 'graceful transition plan' from industry

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VA warns of historic $15B budget shortfall. House committee says more hiring ‘above all’ is driving up costs

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

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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

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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Navy enhancing automation to onboarding and offboarding processes for better customer experience

The Office of Naval Research is developing an automated hiring portal to track employee’s information during onboarding and offboarding processes.

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House Oversight panel subpoenas Secret Service director to testify on Trump assassination attempt

The Republican chairman of the House Oversight and Accountability Committee has issued a subpoena to Secret Service Director Kimberly Cheatle compelling her to appear before the committee on Monday for what is scheduled to be the first congressional hearing into the attempted assassination of former President Donald Trump. The Department of Homeland Security’s inspector general also says it’s investigating the Secret Service’s handling of security for Trump the day a gunman tried to assassinate him at a Pennsylvania rally. The agency said Wednesday the objective is to evaluate the Secret Service’s “process for securing” Trump’s Saturday event. The Secret Service has said it will participate with congressional committees looking into the shooting.

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Classified Documents

NARA sees requests to transfer nearly 1M cubic feet of records ahead of deadline

NARA has approved limited exceptions to the electronic records deadline, but many agencies have shifted away from paper-based processes.

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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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DoD preparing to recompete contract for Advana

“Advana was like a victim of its own success — it scaled tremendously over the last few years.” said Radha Plumb.

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

The U.S. Secret Service is investigating how an armed gunman was able to get close enough to shoot and injure former President Donald Trump at his rally.

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Why the State Department wants to set up federally-funded research and development centers

Industry was puzzled by the State Department’s plan to establish three federally-funded research and development centers, FFRDCs.

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How the election could affect your Thrift Savings Plan returns

This year’s presidential election is proving a bit more volatile than we’ve seen in recent years. What might that mean for investment returns?

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Defense News

Jack Teixeira, court martial, Leaked Documents Investigation

Pentagon leaker Jack Teixeira to face a military court-martial, Air Force says

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Customer experience

Navy enhancing automation to onboarding and offboarding processes for better customer experience

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

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Pay & Benefits

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How the election could affect your Thrift Savings Plan returns

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VA, IT, data

VA ends mandatory overtime for most employees processing benefits claims

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Technology

Defense Information Systems Agency data breach

DISA’s PEO Transport wants ‘graceful transition plan’ from industry

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Customer experience

Navy enhancing automation to onboarding and offboarding processes for better customer experience

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Workforce

Election 2024 Trump

House Oversight panel subpoenas Secret Service director to testify on Trump assassination attempt

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VA bonuses, Veterans Homeless Grants

VA warns of historic $15B budget shortfall. House committee says more hiring ‘above all’ is driving up costs

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