Does Homeland Security have too much discretion in hiring cybersecurity people?

DHS’ recent rulemaking for a 2014 law gives the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency a lot of discretion in hiring cybersecurity people.

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The Coalition for Government Procurement

Multiple-award, generic, governmentwide blanket purchase agreements: Vertical contract duplication

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(AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)Michael Horowitz

Senators seek ‘guardrails’ on expanded subpoena power for inspectors general

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(AP Photo/Steven Senne)FILE - In this May 19, 2021, file photo, a licensed practical nurse draws a Moderna COVID-19 vaccine into a syringe at a mass vaccination clinic at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Mass. Starting Thursday, Oct. 14, 2021, the Food and Drug Administration convenes its independent advisers for the first stage in the process of deciding whether extra shots of  Moderna or Johnson & Johnson vaccines should be dispensed and, if so, who should get them and when. (AP Photo/Steven Senne, File)

DoD civilians will be suspended without pay and then fired if they do not get vaccinated

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(AP Photo/Mike Groll)FILE - This April 22, 2014, file photo shows an employment application form on a table during a job fair in Hudson, N.Y. If you’re miserable at work, set a deadline for resigning, and take that time to double down on your job search, supercharge your savings and replace the benefits you’ll give up when you quit. Build financial reserves now, and you’ll be better prepared to leave this chapter behind. (AP Photo/Mike Groll, File)

How the EEOC keeps you and your EEO officer informed of the latest cases

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(Photo courtesy of the Partnership for Public Service)Kizzmekia S. Corbett, Ph.D., Former Research Fellow, Vaccine Research Center and Barney S. Graham, M.D., Ph.D.,
Former Deputy Director, Vaccine Research Center

Sammies finalists were early architects of COVID vaccines

For their work, Kizzmekia Corbett and Barney Graham are finalists in this year’s Service to America Medals program. Barney Graham joined Federal Drive…

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Jeff Neal

The toothlessness of the Hatch Act is on display again

The Hatch Act should apply to everyone or no one, but the current loopholes for enforcement do no good, says Jeff Neal.

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FILE - In this March 31, 2021 file photo, traffic moves along the Interstate 76 highway in Philadelphia. President Joe Biden on Tuesday, Oct. 19, announced his intention to nominate Steven Cliff, who has served as deputy administrator of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration since February, to become the agency's administrator. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)

Former Calif. regulator tapped to run highway safety agency

A former California pollution regulator is being nominated to run the nation’s highway safety agency

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