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Blockchain bill would spur adoption across agencies

As encrypted ledger technology continues to creep into the federal government, new legislation would prepare agencies for further adoption.

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AP/Andrew HarnikFILE - In this July 24, 2019 file photo Rep. Ted Lieu, D-Calif., asks questions to former special counsel Robert Mueller, as he testifies before the House Judiciary Committee hearing on his report on Russian election interference, on Capitol Hill, in Washington. Lieu an immigrant from Taiwan who is a now a Democratic California congressman has emerged as one of the most confrontational voices against President Donald Trump and his immigration policies. He hopes to use his enhanced profile and aggressive stances to help defeat Trump next year. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)

These bills would add new responsibilities to agencies, contemplate relocations

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Knowing when to dig, when to draw the line in federal data investigations

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(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)FILE - In this May 7, 2020, file photo, the entrance to the Labor Department is seen near the Capitol in Washington. Unemployment fraud in the U.S. has reached dramatic levels during the pandemic: more than $63 billion has been paid out improperly through fraud or errors since March 2020. Criminals are seizing on the opportunity created by the pandemic and are making false claims using stolen information. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)

Two years after creating a CDO position, Labor sending in extra resources

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Defense Intelligence Agency emphasizing customer centricity in 5-year strategy

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FILE - This Wednesday, May 13, 2020, file photo made with a fisheye lens shows a list of the confirmed COVID-19 cases in Salt Lake County early in the coronavirus pandemic at the county health department in Salt Lake City. Health officials later moved to tracking the cases in an online database, but the white board remains in the office as a reminder of how quickly the coronavirus spread. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)

It’s a fact: Government relies on statistics

Statistical agencies say they need a little TLC so that the nation continues to have accurate facts.

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Nonprofit coders hope to keep improving how the government delivers services

For more details on the organization’s latest priorities now that the Biden administration has taken over, Code For America’s CEO Amanda Renteria spoke…

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Capitol Hill Police issues were documented well before riots

Amelia Strauss, a policy adviser at Demand Progress, has studied the strengths and shortcomings of the Capitol Hill Police since way before the riots.

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