(AP Photo/Susan Walsh)FILE - This March 22, 2013 file photo, shows the exterior of the Internal Revenue Service building in Washington. The Internal Revenue Service is recalling about 46,000 of its employees furloughed by the government shutdown, nearly 60 percent of its workforce, to handle tax returns and pay out refunds. The employees won't be paid. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)

Hundreds of IRS employees wrongfully accessed taxpayer information over last 10 years

Several hundred IRS employees over the past decade violated the agency’s policies around unauthorized access to sensitive taxpayer information.

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How one agency made sure vaccines and other COVID medicines reached the poor and underserved

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(AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)The General Services Administration (GSA) building is seen, Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2020, in Washington. General Service Administrator Emily Murphy, the head of the obscure federal government agency that is holding up Joe Biden's presidential transition, appeared to know she might be facing a messy situation after the votes came in. Prior to Nov. 3, Emily Murphy, the head of the General Services Administration, held a Zoom call with Dave Barram, 77, a man who was in her shoes 20 years earlier during the contested 2000 election between George W. Bush and Al Gore. Barram said he advised her to

GSA sees positive feedback on reentry, but deputy administrator says there’s ‘still a lot to learn’

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FILE - In this Feb. 8, 2021, file photo, Victor Villegas, 78, right, receives a COVID-19 vaccine shot from a health care worker at a vaccination site in the Mission district of San Francisco. As Newsom faces a likely recall, Latino advocates say engaging their communities and providing a more robust response to the pandemic could be keys to his survival. (AP Photo/Haven Daley, File)

In the pandemic, federal, state and local government responses weren’t always aligned

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USDA wants employees and vendors who can take them into the future of CX

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Congress’ copyright office has its first chief economist

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Agencies saved about half a trillion dollars via GAO recommendations over a decade

Agencies and Congress saved more than half a trillion dollars over the past decade through the Government Accountability Office’s recommendations.

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Is Energy’s decision not to name a political appointee to oversee cyber a mistake?

Former officials call the Energy Department’s decision not to name a political appointee to lead its Office of Cybersecurity, Energy Security and Emergency…

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Proposed NIH budget boost spending for experimentation, examines lower grant funding for minority scientists

The 2023 proposal includes $12.1 billion additional dollars for pandemic preparedness, and an additional $5 billion to stand up the new Advanced Research Project Agency for Health (ARPA-H).

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