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IRS recovers $1B in crackdown on taxes owed by millionaires

IRS is tapping into tens of billions of multi-year modernization funds in the Inflation Reduction Act to rebuild its workforce and beef up enforcement.

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CYBERCOM, U.S. Cyber command

Sulmeyer looks to extend SOCOM model for CYBERCOM as lawmakers resurface cyber force idea

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FILE - In this Aug. 17, 2018, file photo, people arrive before the start of a naturalization ceremony at the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Miami Field Office in Miami. USCIS, The cash-strapped federal agency that oversees that nation's legal immigration system, scrapped plans Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2020, to furlough 13,000 employees, or nearly 70% of its workforce. The agency said it would maintain operations through September when the the fiscal year ends.  (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee, File)

USCIS aims to support current workforce while grappling with ongoing hiring issues

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VA, IT, data

VA ends mandatory overtime for most employees processing benefits claims

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DHS improves workforce enagement 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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How election talk is moving to what might be in store for the federal workforce

As some discuss President Joe Biden’s future, others wonder about the implications of Project 2025 on the federal workforce under a potential Trump presidency.

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Meet something new for NASA — its first chief artificial intelligence officer

NASA has a new first to add to its history of firsts — a first chief artificial intelligence officer, Dave Salvagnini.

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Breaking down the number of new hires across the government

Agencies hired more than 1 million federal employees since October 2019, and it’s almost an even split between competitive and excepted service.

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How federal contractors put users first — whether employee or fed — to deliver on government missions

Tech leaders from CACI, Future Tech Enterprise, MITRE and SAIC share insights on importance, benefits of taking user-centric approach to lifecycle management.

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How one of the lowest ranked agencies in government is trying to bounce back

The Countering Weapons of Mass Destruction Office at DHS has one of the worst employee engagement and satisfaction scores in all of government.

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GSA

Top federal buildings leader says more funding needs to offload unneeded office space

GSA oversaw 89 projects where agencies consolidated office space over the past eight years. But agencies also missed more consolidation opportunities than that.

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Retirement

Memo to Gen Z about retirement: Life is longer than you think

A modern-day retirement can last a long time, and that means retirement planning has to follow a few basics of a “bucketed approach to investing.”

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Contracting

NIH could use a little more follow through when it comes to ending contracts

The Department of Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General recently analyzed 30 NIH contracts and found many of them were not properly closed out.

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Defense News

NDAA, POGO, 2025 National Defense Authorization Act

NDAA amendment to give more authority to DoD components to buy cyber products

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Pay & Benefits

VA, IT, data

VA ends mandatory overtime for most employees processing benefits claims

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Technology

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Can digital transformation centered on servicemembers address U.S. military’s retention crisis?

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Artificial Intelligence

AI-enabled digital twins are transforming government critical infrastructure

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Workforce

Workforce, Diversity

How election talk is moving to what might be in store for the federal workforce

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