AP/Jacquelyn MartinOPM

Six challenges Biden’s new OPM nominee will face

The Biden administration tapped Kiran Ahuja, a former chief of staff at the agency, to lead the Office of Personnel Management. If confirmed, she’ll have…

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Black federal executives have high hopes for the latest executive order on racial equity

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As the height of the federal procurement season approaches, that new Buy American order vexes

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Bob Tobias, professor at the Key Executive Leadership program of American University

Now that a return to the office is within sight, what the government really needs is a strategy

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FILE - In this April 15, 2019, file photo, a vendor makes change for a marijuana customer at a cannabis marketplace in Los Angeles. Voters in four states could embrace broad legal marijuana sales on Election Day, setting the stage for a watershed year for the industry that could snowball into neighboring states as well as reshape policy on Capitol Hill. The Nov. 3, 2020, contests will take place in markedly different regions of the country, New Jersey, Arizona, South Dakota and Montana and approval of the proposals would highlight how public acceptance of cannabis is cutting across geography, demographics and the nation's deep political divide. (AP Photo/Richard Vogel, File)

Past marijuana use doesn’t rule out federal jobs for applicants, OPM says

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In this Aug. 5, 2019, photo released by the U.S. Air Force, an F-35 fighter jet pilot and crew prepare for a mission at Al-Dhafra Air Base in the United Arab Emirates. The Trump administration has formally notified Congress that it plans to sell 50 advanced F-35 fighter jets to the United Arab Emirates as part of a broader arms deal worth more than $23 billion. (Staff Sgt. Chris Thornbury/U.S. Air Force via AP)

Smarter software could help Air Force cut fuel bills by a million gallons per week

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Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., speaks during a confirmation hearing for President-elect Joe Biden’s pick for national intelligence director Avril Haines before the Senate intelligence committee on Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2021, in Washington. (Joe Raedle/Pool via AP)

Warner, Rubio push to extend contractor pandemic relief authorities

Sens. Mark Warner (D-Va.) and Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) are pressing Senate leadership to extend 3610 authorities through Sept. 30.

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(U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service via AP)In this photo provided by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is Elizabeth Ann, the first cloned black-footed ferret and first-ever cloned U.S. endangered species, at 48-days old on Jan. 27, 2021. Scientists have cloned the first U.S. endangered species, a black-footed ferret duplicated from the genes of an animal that died over 30 years ago. They hope the slinky predator named Elizabeth Ann and her descendants will improve the genetic diversity of a species once thought extinct but bred in captivity and reintroduced successfully to the wild. (U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service via AP)

US Fish and Wildlife Service cares for first-ever cloned American endangered species

Daily highlight of the special things happening in the government.

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How to diversify and include? Hint: It starts with you

Consider becoming a mentor to someone who doesn’t look like you.

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