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FSAFEDS, Flexible spending accounts

OPM to lift pause on FSAFEDS enrollments in August

FSAFEDS enrollees will also soon have to transition to Login.gov and complete an identity verification to continue accessing their accounts.

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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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Defense Pentagon Graphic

DoD advisory board wants Pentagon to reorganize its acquisition shop

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Editor's Pick

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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Hear from federal technology and industry leaders on how cloud can improve digital services and meet agency missions.

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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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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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Cloud Exchange: How FinOps can help manage cloud costs, not stymie innovation

Using a financial operations approach, developers, program managers and financial people can all work off the same knowledge set in expanding and maintaining cloud presence, explains Maximus’ Frank Reyes.

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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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OPM, HR QSMO, security clearance

A lot is changing in the way the government does human resources

Modernizing how the government conducts human resources, that’s the subject of a lot of modernization effort.

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PennDOT

An award-winning federal response to a sudden transportation disaster

When a bad truck accident knocked out a bridge near Philadelphia in 2023, a team from the Transportation Department orchestrated an effort that got it replaced.

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What happened when the Air Force neglected its biggest plane for too long

Lockheed Martin recently won a settlement worth more than $130 million in a protest with the Air Force.

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Defense News

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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Customer experience

Navy enhancing automation to onboarding and offboarding processes for better customer experience

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CJADC2, Low earth orbit, USINDOPACOMNational Geospatial Intelligence Agency

This company is helping government satellite operators improve awareness of threats in low-earth orbit

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Pay & Benefits

Thrift Savings Plan (TSP)

How the election could affect your Thrift Savings Plan returns

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Technology

SATCOM, Satellite communications

Four essential elements of trustworthy public-private SATCOM partnership

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Workforce

PennDOT

An award-winning federal response to a sudden transportation disaster

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