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House GOP leaders vow to undo $80B to rebuild IRS if party regains majority

Barely a month after the IRS got $80 billion to rebuild its workforce and upgrade its legacy IT, House Republican leaders are making repealing this funding their top legislative priority ahead of this November’s elections.

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Air Force meets 2022 recruiting goal, but faces myriad short and long-term challenges

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Colleen Shogan

Biden’s pick to lead NARA eyes veterans’ request backlog, agency digitization deadline

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Louis DeJoy

USPS awards 3% pay raise to non-bargaining management employees

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Pentagon to boost housing stipends in areas where rental costs have ballooned

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Federal News Network's 2022 Cloud Exchange now available on demand!

The pandemic drove cloud adoption forward. Now, agencies are embracing new services and cloud models. Watch the entire event on demand or view individual sessions to hear from cloud and IT experts in government and industry

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Officials: Navy bribery case fugitive tried to get to Russia

Officials say a fugitive Malaysian defense contractor nicknamed “Fat Leonard” at the center of a Navy bribery scandal was trying to head to Russia before Venezuelan authorities captured him.

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Congress' own reform committee wraps up its work and now its time to vote

For several years, the Select Committee on the Modernization of Congress has been developing ideas for just that: updating a whole branch of government. Recently it held its final hearing. Earlier in September it introduced a resolution to advance 32 recommendations the committee itself endorsed.

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New learning agenda may not be enough to actually improve agency performance

The Office of Management and Budget last week released what it called a learning agenda for federal agencies. It’s the research they need to do to answer big questions. The Federal Drive with Tom Temin spoke with someone who wonders whether the learning agenda actually gets to the root challenge of agency performance: Bob Tobias, professor in the Key Executive Leadership Program at American University.

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Cloud Exchange 2022: Splunk’s Juliana Vida on accelerating the value of cloud migration

Migration to the cloud was initially seen as a way to save money. Agencies continue to struggle with shaking off that singular mindset, explains Splunk’s Juliana Vida during Federal News Network’s Cloud Exchange 2022.

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DOJ finds VA employees can’t be sued by states for providing agency-approved abortions

The Justice Department is telling the Department of Veterans Affairs that state government officials cannot pursue criminal or civil charges against its employees for performing abortions.

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VA EHR ‘not even close’ to meeting patient needs right now, deputy secretary tells senators

Deputy VA Secretary Donald Remy told members of the Senate Appropriations Committee that the agency won’t proceed with future EHR go-lives until it addresses persistent outages and patient safety concerns.

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Ben Cardin

Senate pulls SBIR back from brink of sunsetting

Sen. Ben Cardin (D-Md.), chairman of Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship, introduced and the full body passed the SBIR and STTR Extension Act of 2022 on Wednesday.

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CISA, industry expanding effort to secure operational technology

Challenges still exist in securing critical infrastructure against cyber attacks.

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Defense News

Air Force meets 2022 recruiting goal, but faces myriad short and long-term challenges

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Officials: Navy bribery case fugitive tried to get to Russia

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Pentagon to boost housing stipends in areas where rental costs have ballooned

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Pay & Benefits

Air Force meets 2022 recruiting goal, but faces myriad short and long-term challenges

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Vibin Roy

Will telehealth — which exploded during the pandemic — continue to boom?

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Louis DeJoy

USPS awards 3% pay raise to non-bargaining management employees

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Technology

Visibility into agencies’ digital terrain is key to identifying Log4j vulnerabilities

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Colleen Shogan

Biden’s pick to lead NARA eyes veterans’ request backlog, agency digitization deadline

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Workforce

House GOP leaders vow to undo $80B to rebuild IRS if party regains majority

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New learning agenda may not be enough to actually improve agency performance

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Air Force meets 2022 recruiting goal, but faces myriad short and long-term challenges

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Pentagon to boost housing stipends in areas where rental costs have ballooned

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