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Amelia Brust

Amelia Brust

Digital Editor

Amelia Brust joined Federal News Network in March 2018. Previously she worked as an editor for Community Impact Newspaper reporting on local government, transportation and development around Houston, Texas. Before that she covered community issues in Harrisonburg, Virginia, and in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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Federal retirement picks up in first half of 2021, but OPM still takes 2-plus months to process

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FacebookDISA building

Ensuring user access, identity management at DISA grows complicated in mass telework

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TSP

I fund takes a dive, Lifecycle funds slowly drop in June

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(AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)FILE - In this Nov. 20, 2020, file photo a U.S. Department of Homeland Security plaque is displayed a podium as international passengers arrive at Miami international Airport where they are screened by U.S. Customs and Border Protection in Miami. The damned-if-you-pay-damned-if-you-don’t dilemma on ransomware payments has left U.S. officials fumbling about how to respond. While the Biden administration “strongly discourages” paying, it recognizes that failing to pay would be suicidal for some victims. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky, File)

Homeland Security wants to ‘cut through the hype’ of AI, find best uses only

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(Photo courtesy of the Navy)

Navy pursuing artificial intelligence to enable faster performance

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Federal retirement kept dropping in May but backlog still higher than same time in 2020

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(DoD photo)firefighter, PFAS

Cleaning up hazardous chemicals, unexploded munitions from military bases not likely to wrap up soon

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