Federal Newscast

(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)The Capitol is seen in Washington, Monday, Sept. 20, 2021, as Congress returns to a busy schedule and Democratic lawmakers are laboring to shoulder President Joe Biden's massive $3.5 trillion

Congressmen raise concerns about child care during government shutdown

In today’s Federal Newscast: Two congressmen are raising concerns about child care for essential workers during a government shutdown. D.C. Delegate Eleanor…

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Photo by Michael L. LewisUniformed and civilian cyber and military intelligence specialists monitor Army networks in the Cyber Mission Unit’s Cyber Operations Center at Fort Gordon, Ga. (Photo by Michael L. Lewis)

Army switches from GDIT to Leidos to run its multibillion-dollar hardware contract vehicle

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COVID-compliance requirements in job postings are so 10 minutes ago, OPM says

In today’s Federal Newscast: National Guardsmen from five states are helping fight wildfires in Louisiana. GSA is using the Inflation Reduction Act to…

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More than 1,500 federal personnel respond to Hurricane Idalia

In today’s Federal Newscast: The National Security Agency has a new deputy director. More than 1,500 federal personnel help to handle Hurricane Idalia’s…

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(Photo courtesy of April Gail Pilgrim, Army)The new landscape of civilian federal government employment during the Coronavirus Disease 2019 global outbreak looks strikingly similar to your house. That’s because most likely it is, say U.S. Army personnel advisors. In an effort to protect the health of the military workforce while maintaining operational momentum, many organizations are sending civilian employees home. Telework has expanded to meet the need. (Photo courtesy of April Gail Pilgrim)

Telework leads to feds ‘phoning it in,’ says senator seeking IG assessment

In today’s Federal Newscast: Following a critical report, TSA is taking steps to improve its cybersecurity practices. Federal labor unions want the Senate to move fast to confirm Martin O’Malley to lead the Social Security Administration. And Iowa Sen. Joni Ernst wants an IG to see how badly telework has led to feds “phoning it in.”

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