Democrats reintroduce bill to give feds 8.7% average pay raise next year
In what has become tradition in recent years, a bicameral pair of Democrats proposed a bill to give most civilian federal employees an 8.7% pay raise in 2024.
Lawmakers reintroduced the Social Security Fairness Act, aiming to repeal the Windfall Elimination Provision and the Government Pension Offset, as well as the Chance to Compete Act, seeking to revamp the federal hiring process.
We talk to tech leaders at the Air Force Research Laboratory, Coast Guard and Environmental Protection Agency to find out how agencies are addressing network modernization, 5G and more. We also get an industry perspective from a trio of Verizon federal experts.
The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency or DARPA, has launched a project to help advance semiconductor technology in the United States. It is teaming up with the non-profit Semiconductor Research Corporation and academia to work on seven specific chip technologies.