Reporter's Notebook

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Nearly half of all civilian feds are new hires since 2019

Agencies hired more than 1 million federal employees since October 2019, and it’s almost an even split between competitive and excepted service.

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FedRAMP draft memo elicits optimism, but more details needed

Six federal and industry experts praised OMB’s revamped cloud security memo for leaning in on automation and modernizing the Joint Authorization Board…

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COMET recompete, Polaris protests keep acquisition exciting in early fiscal 2024

The General Services Administration is facing two new protests of its small business IT services contract known as Polaris, while VA’s awards under T4NG2…

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The reason why the Air Force pulled the plug on a huge cyber contract may surprise you

Cyber companies were left holding the bag of bid and proposals costs to the tune of hundreds of thousands of dollars when the Air Force abruptly cancelled a huge multiple award contract.

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