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Agencies saved about half a trillion dollars via GAO recommendations over a decade

Agencies and Congress saved more than half a trillion dollars over the past decade through the Government Accountability Office’s recommendations.

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Proposed NIH budget boost spending for experimentation, examines lower grant funding for minority scientists

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paid family leave, talent pipeline

Two workforce bills to pay attention to from House committee’s latest markup

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Herndon’s ManTech to be acquired by Carlyle Group for $4.2 billion

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Give thanks for the dedicated federal employees who keep things running

Federal employees and contractors are responsible for some of the most important work that keeps America running. That's why, every May, we take time to honor their service and dedication to the public. Join us by sending an e-card to the feds in your life, be they coworkers, family, friends or just someone who's helped you.

Choose a card style below, fill out the form and choose your intended recipient to send them an e-card today!

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Congress' copyright office has its first chief economist

One arm of the government’s intellectual property protection machinery has a new position and a new person to fill it.

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1,400 EEOC employees will return to the office, but union negotiations still ongoing

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission announced reentry deadline for its union employees, but the agency’s in-person plans remain undetermined beyond 2022.

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GSA is out with suggested corrections to $50B Polaris RFP

Small businesses have until May 23 to submit comments on GSA’s suggested changes to the mentor-protégé requirements under the solicitation Polaris governmentwide acquisition contract.

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DoD Cloud Exchange: Okta’s Sean Frazier on importance of ICAM

A solid identity, credential and access management system is crucial to zero trust and to digital transformation in multicloud environments. Luckily, agencies aren’t starting from scratch, explains Okta’s Sean Frazier at the DoD Cloud Exchange.

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4 Air Force cadets may not graduate due to vaccine refusal

Four cadets at the Air Force Academy may not graduate or be commissioned as military officers later this month because they have refused the COVID-19 vaccine, and they may be required to pay back thousands of dollars in tuition costs, according to Air Force officials.

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EPA delays plans to close Houston lab, relocate employees amid nationwide consolidation

The EPA told employees last week that it is pushing back plans to relocate Houston lab employees from their current leased office space to another facility about 400 miles away in Ada, Oklahoma.

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Costly, complex, weaknesses: Not great words for VA's electronic health record project

The new EHR has proven to be a heavy lift, especially when it comes to a realistic and enforceable schedule.

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A call to Defense contractors: Ukraine doesn’t just need weapons – but humanitarian aid too

Congress has okayed billions of dollars in security assistance for Ukraine. But one group thinks the U.S. Defense industry is well-positioned to provide not just weapons – but humanitarian aid too. The needs on the ground range from search and rescue equipment to medical supplies and satellite phones. A collection of Arizona-based industry groups is helping to identify those needs, ask for donations from contractors, and get the supplies where they need to go.

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Defense News

How COVID-19 impacted staffing at the military’s hospitals and clinics

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Pay & Benefits

paid family leave, talent pipeline

Two workforce bills to pay attention to from House committee’s latest markup

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How COVID-19 impacted staffing at the military’s hospitals and clinics

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Technology

Proposed NIH budget boost spending for experimentation, examines lower grant funding for minority scientists

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Workforce

Proposed NIH budget boost spending for experimentation, examines lower grant funding for minority scientists

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