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Biden cybersecurity leaders back incident reporting legislation as ‘absolutely critical’

Senior officials supported fines for companies that don’t comply with proposed cyber reporting regulations.

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(Erin Scott/The New York Times via AP, Pool)Chairman Sen. Gary Peters., D-Mich., speaks during a Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs & Senate Rules and Administration joint hearing on Capitol Hill, Washington, Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2021, to examine the January 6th attack on the Capitol. (Erin Scott/The New York Times via AP, Pool)

Senators introduce bill to incentivize agencies to lease space they don’t need

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Biden administration is chided for falling short on spending transparency

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Pension Benefits Guaranty Corporation inspector general

Hazards of self-certification and other lessons learned from federal government’s pandemic response

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A stamp is shown on an envelope Friday, May 28, 2021, in Washington. The U.S. Postal Service is raising rates on first class stamps from 55 cents to 58 as part of a host of price hikes and service changes designed to reduce debt for the beleaguered agency. The changes, which will take effect on Aug. 29, include price hikes for first class mail, magazines and marketing mailers. (AP Photo/Jenny Kane)

Federal appeals court casts doubts on lawsuit challenging higher USPS rates

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit suggested the Postal Regulatory Commission could allow USPS to set even higher prices for the mail products…

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Terry Gerton

A new forum wants to strengthen the ties among federal, state and local governments

The National Academy of Public Administration has launched a new effort to bring together experts from all levels of government called the Center for Intergovernmental…

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Ellen Gilmer, senior reporter at Bloomberg Government

A look back and forward for Homeland Security

For an agency that’s only had seven confirmed secretaries, the Department of Homeland Security’s area of responsibility has grown exponentially since it’s creation after the attacks of 9/11.

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