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Senators seek bigger role, more doses for VA in vaccine distribution efforts

The Veterans Health Administration also said it will not require the COVID-19 vaccine as a requirement of employment at the department. VHA has vaccinated 73% of its workforce and 90% of its clinical staff.

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Improving SES diversity takes work from leaders as well as lower ranks

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House committee weighs adding more civil service protections after Schedule F

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Flatter defense budgets means Congress will look for savings and legacy cuts

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Former Michigan Gov. Granholm confirmed as energy secretary

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Historic firsts in the Biden administration

The presidency of Joe Biden has ushered in a number of high ranking government roles being filled with a historic level of diverse individuals.

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NTSB for cyber? Sens. consider single agency for cyber incident investigations, information sharing

In the wake of the SolarWinds breach, the Senate Intelligence Committee turned to industry for recommendations on how to ensure that kind of incident doesn’t happen again.

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New VA secretary ‘digging in’ on agency’s collective bargaining challenges

New Veterans Affairs Secretary Denis McDonough said he hasn’t made any decisions yet on how he’ll approach collective bargaining, but he’s meeting with labor leaders and getting to know employees at the department.

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Best, brightest federal cyber workers competing in ‘save the world’ scenario

Five teams and 20 individuals will compete on Feb. 25 to be named the best in federal cybersecurity.

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DPA will help Biden lead a more federal-centric response to COVID

The emergency acquisition authority is expected to get heavy use in Biden's first year as president.

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Biden orders a review of US supply chains for vital goods

President Joe Biden has signed an executive order that is intended to boost manufacturing jobs by strengthening U.S. supply chains for advanced batteries, pharmaceuticals, critical minerals and semiconductors

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DHA set to takeover all military hospitals by end of 2021, even after transition halt during pandemic

DHA is still not sure how many military treatment facilities will close or how many patients will need to seek outside care.

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Biden names Obama-era veteran to lead OPM

President Joe Biden has named Kiran Ahuja to be his new director of the Office of Personnel Management. Ahuja previously served as OPM’s chief of staff during the Obama administration, and she lead the president’s Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders.

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USPS selects Oshkosh Defense to build greener mail truck

The U.S. Postal Service says it has chosen Oshkosh Defense to build its next-generation mail-delivery vehicle

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Defense News

When must you protest to get an automatic stay after an enhanced debriefing?

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The Defense Department updates its rules for overseas operational support contractors

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Navy

Flatter defense budgets means Congress will look for savings and legacy cuts

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Pay & Benefits

Are TSP investors — especially retirees — playing it too safe with G fund investments?

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DHA set to takeover all military hospitals by end of 2021, even after transition halt during pandemic

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Technology

Trusted Software Supply Chain helps DoD standardized, automate workflows with DevSecOps

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Mark Warner

SolarWinds fallout sparks calls for mandatory incident reporting, repercussions after cyber attacks

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Workforce

Improving SES diversity takes work from leaders as well as lower ranks

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