FILE - In this April 7, 2020 file photo, voters masked against coronavirus line up for Wisconsin's primary election in Milwaukee. A new legal challenge to Gov. Tony Evers' latest mask mandate is before the Wisconsin Supreme Court, filed less than a week after the Legislature struck down a previous order and the governor quickly issued a new one. Prominent Republican donor Jere Fabick asked the court late Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2021, to issue a temporary injunction to block the mask order Evers issued on Feb. 4, just after the GOP-controlled Legislature voted to repeal an earlier order.(AP Photo/Morry Gash File)

IG: OPM could’ve done better job informing its workers about possible COVID exposures

In today’s Federal Newscast, the watchdog for the Office of Personnel Management says the agency didn’t do enough to inform its employees of positive or…

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AP/Manuel Balce CenetaFILE - This Feb. 3, 2012, file photo shows FBI headquarters in Washington. Many U.S. diplomatic, military and government figures were not told about Russia-linked attempts to hack into their emails, even though the FBI knew they were in the Kremlin’s crosshairs, The Associated Press has learned. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File)

After Trump axed plan, senators now ask President Biden about new FBI headquarters

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(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)FILE - In this Wednesday, April 14, 2021, file photo, President Joe Biden removes his mask to speak at a news conference at the White House, in Washington. Ten liberal senators are urging Biden to back India and South Africa’s appeal to the World Trade Organization to temporarily relax intellectual property rules so coronavirus vaccines can be manufactured by nations that are struggling to inoculate their population. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, Pool, File)

President Biden reaches out to federal employees during Public Service Recognition Week

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(Melina Mara/The Washington Post via AP, Pool)Sen. Jack Reed, D-R.I., listens 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. (Melina Mara/The Washington Post via AP, Pool)

Two powerful chairmen criticize White House for ‘dragging its feet’ on defense spending

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Biden selects one MSPB nominee, more will be needed though

In today’s Federal Newscast, President Biden has tapped one, but only one, person to fill longstanding vacancies at the Merit Systems Protection Board.

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(Brandon Bell/Pool via AP)Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency nominee Michael Regan testifies during his confirmation hearing before the Senate Environment and Public Works committee on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2021. (Brandon Bell/Pool via AP)

EPA setting up team to deal with ‘forever chemicals’

In today’s Federal Newscast, a new council at the Environmental Protection Agency will be tasked with researching how to protect communities facing issues…

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Biden administration wants government to be standard bearer for union relations

In today’s Federal Newscast, President Joe Biden signs a new executive order designed to promote collective bargaining.

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