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Most feds off Friday as Biden makes Juneteenth a federal holiday

President Joe Biden signed the Juneteenth National Independence Day Act this afternoon, establishing June 19 as a federal holiday. Most federal employees will have June 18 off for observance as June 19 falls on a Saturday this year.

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CISA under pressure to put more teeth in cyber requirements following Colonial Pipeline attack

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When it comes to the workplace, even the intelligence community is going 'hybrid'

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Customs and Border Protection modernizes a process most people don't even know it does

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Our newest show is exploring space (and its growing industry)

FNN's Eric White takes a deep look at the commercial space industry from both the public and private sector. He'll discuss topics pertaining to the aerospace community with current and former members of the federal government, academics and industry leaders paving the way in the U.S. space field. Tune in June 21 at 2 p.m. or check out new episodes here.

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How the National Park Service controls the size of its picturesque bison herd

In the Grand Canyon National Park, the growing bison herd has to be controlled and park staff have several ways to do that, with help from sharp-shooting volunteers.

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Moving industry missing a quarter of its workforce as military moves ramp up

DoD is working to mitigate issues by easing some rules and making moving dates flexible.

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OMB considering updates to capital planning, investment control data

Agencies have to start using the full taxonomy under the Technology Business Management (TBM) standards as part of their fiscal 2023 budget requests, but several are unlikely to meet OMB’s deadline.

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Why Asset Management Matters for Cybersecurity

Cybersecurity experts from the Federal Emergency Management Agency, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, the Cybersecurity Infrastructure Security Agency and Axonius will explore possible strategies for dealing with cyber assets.

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White House partners with NSF to stand up National AI Research Resource Task Force

Under the 2020 National AI Initiative Act, the task force will look at how to expand access to AI education and other critical resources. The task force includes members from NIST, the Energy Department and top universities.

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Scanning military records now will improve disability claims process later, VBA says

The Veterans Benefits Administration is helping the National Archives and Records Administration expand its pandemic operations and is scanning decades of paper-based military personnel records into a digital format.

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“Pay-by-the-drink” model for cloud services coming to GSA schedules

A new draft memo, GSA says using the consumption model for cloud services would increase competition, and encourage new entrants to the schedule program.

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Army needs to take a better look at its lodging privatization places, watchdog says

The Army has expanded its temporary lodging improvement plans out to 2029.

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Defense News

Navy considers how to repair multiple battle-damaged ships simultaneously

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Pay & Benefits

DoD’s new electronic health record rollout is now about one-third complete

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Technology

Customs and Border Protection modernizes a process most people don’t even know it does

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CISA under pressure to put more teeth in cyber requirements following Colonial Pipeline attack

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Workforce

How the National Park Service controls the size of its picturesque bison herd

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