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The end of an era: BlackBerry’s impact on feds, industry endures

Federal News Network asked former federal executives for their memories and thoughts about the impact of the BlackBerry device on the federal sector.

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USPS reaches deal with APWU on pilot to package free at-home COVID-19 tests

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OPM-GSA merger

Democratic lawmakers propose 5.1% average pay raise for federal employees

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What exactly is today's status of the vaccine mandate in the federal space?

You might be forgiven if you find the mask mandate confusing. It’s been challenged in a dozen courts across the country. Last Friday the Supreme Court heard arguments on the yes-or-no debate. D.C. federal employment attorney John Mahoney joined the Federal Drive with Tom Temin to sort it out.

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Mark Borkowski (left), the assistant commissioner in the Office of Acquisition and the chief acquisition officer at CBP in the Homeland Security Department, talks with Federal News Network's Jason Miller.

For CBP, supply chain risk is much more than just cybersecurity

Mark Borkowski, the assistant commissioner in the Office of Acquisition and the chief acquisition officer at CBP in the Homeland Security Department said he is developing a new policy to improve how the agency manages supply chain risks.

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Lawmaker sets sights on 'CISA 2025' legislative proposal

Rep. John Katko (R-Ny.) wants to make CISA a $5 billion-a-year agency. He plans to spend the next year studying how to get it there.

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IRS gearing up for next filing season but still dealing with 6M tax return backlog

The agency will start accepting and processing 2021 tax returns on Jan. 24, more than two weeks earlier than when it started last year’s filing season.

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Achieving ‘the most trusted capability’ for cloud service providers: DoD Impact Level 5

Any cloud service provider that wants to do business with the federal government needs to get FedRAMP certified first. But companies that want to do business with the Defense Department have to go a step further.

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DOJ reaches settlement with Hunt Companies over military housing issues

Hunt Companies is on of the largest privatized military housing providers.

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Supreme Court halts COVID-19 vaccine rule for US businesses

The Supreme Court has stopped a major push by the Biden administration to boost the nation’s COVID-19 vaccination rate, a requirement that employees at large businesses get a vaccine or test regularly and wear a mask on the job

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DHS launching new employee training program focused on climate change

DHS Secretary Alexandro Mayorkas is setting up a new Climate Change Professionals Program to recruit graduates and current agency employees to support the department’s growing focus on adapting to climate change.

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How you need to prepare for the long-term of a remote workforce

No matter what happens on the viral front, the workplace is not going to look like 2019.

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DOJ reaches settlement with Hunt Companies over military housing issues

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Air Force flyers might be young, but they’ve eventually got to heed the call of nature

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Pentagon says full-year CR would cut its 2022 spending by more than $20B

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OPM-GSA merger

Democratic lawmakers propose 5.1% average pay raise for federal employees

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Pentagon says full-year CR would cut its 2022 spending by more than $20B

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