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

In today’s Federal Newscast, senators from Maryland and Virginia pressed President Joe Biden to come up with a plan for a new FBI headquarters.

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(Photo courtesy of the General Services Administration)The new DHS headquarters, which GSA is managing, includes green roofs, and other green buildings features.
green roofs, green buildings, St Elizabeths, GSA

Building back greener: GSA has prime opportunity to lead federal climate change initiative

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(AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)FILE - This June 21, 2013, file photo, shows the seal affixed to the front of the Department of Veterans Affairs building in Washington.  In a federal lawsuit filed this week, U.S. Navy veteran from South Carolina says he ended up with “full-blown AIDS,” because government health care workers never informed him of his positive test result in 1995. He says the test was done as part of standard lab tests at a U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs medical center in Columbia, South Carolina. A V.A. spokeswoman says the agency typically does not comment on pending litigation. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak, File)

As VA plans to modernize aging facilities, it faces a daunting maintenance backlog

The Department of Veterans Affairs is juggling a multi-billion-dollar maintenance backlog and a growing need to completely recapitalize some of its aging…

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In this Oct. 31, 2018, photo provided by the U.S. Air Force, Master Sgt. Matt Conn, a loadmaster with the 21st Airlift Squadron, Travis Air Force Base, Calif., directs an Army HMMWV into a C-17 Globemaster III at Ft. Knox, Ky., to assist Department of Homeland Security along the southwest border. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis has left no doubt his top priority as leader of the military is making it more “lethal” _ better at war and more prepared for it. And yet, nothing about the military’s new mission at the U.S.-Mexico border advances that goal.  (Airman First Class Daniel A. Hernandez/U.S. Air Force via AP)

DoD’s real estate issues no longer a ‘high risk’ area, GAO says

In the latest biennial update on Tuesday, the Government Accountability Office removed DoD real property issues from its High Risk List. But DoD is still…

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Bob Tobias, professor at the Key Executive Leadership program of American University

Now that a return to the office is within sight, what the government really needs is a strategy

Whatever plans federal agencies had to guide a return to offices, well, those seem to have evaporated months ago, Bob Tobias said.

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