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SSA shutters local Social Security offices due to global IT outage

Here’s what we know about how a global IT outage, sparked by a software update from cybersecurity firm CrowdStrike, is impacting federal agencies.

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Supreme Court, Chevron deference

GOP lawmakers see post-Chevron opportunity to ‘retake’ power from regulatory agencies. Experts doubt it’ll work

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DoD advisory board wants Pentagon to reorganize its acquisition shop

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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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One way to figure if you made the right federal career choice

One federal retiree analyzed the question of whether he was right to switch from the private sector to federal.

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Federal buildings and real estate

Agencies can save billions shedding ‘vastly underutilized’ office space, board finds

GSA has sold 10 of a dozen properties on PBRB’s list of high-value recommendations, and expects to sell another property by the end of July.

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DCSA, backgound investigation, ITA, security clearance

Troubled background investigation system still under review at Pentagon

The chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee called the delays with the next-generation background investigation system a “disaster.”

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Cloud Exchange: Building trust in a digital government

Agencies are deep into the adoption of cloud services. Looking ahead, ServiceNow Federal CTO Jonathan Alboum predicts that as agencies expand use of AI and advanced CX, they will gain public’s trust in digital services.

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Jack Teixeira, court martial, Leaked Documents Investigation

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

Massachusetts Air National Guard member Jack Teixeira is expected to face a military court-martial for leaking highly classified military documents.

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Defense Information Systems Agency data breach

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

DISA’s PEO for transport, which is essentially the internet for the Defense Department, is looking for capabilities that have lifespan standards.

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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

The Department of Veterans Affairs’ financial experts tell lawmakers that the historic funding discrepancy is due to increased hiring and pharmaceutical costs.

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Joni Ernst

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

Lawmakers say taking SBA’s certification portal offline in the final months of fiscal 2024 would cause problems for firms with year-end contracting deadlines.

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SATCOM, Satellite communications

Four essential elements of trustworthy public-private SATCOM partnership

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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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