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Biden administration is chided for falling short on spending transparency

Even though President Joe Biden reversed many of the policies of his predecessor Donald Trump, there’s one thing the administration has held on to, much…

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Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board

Privacy, technology groups urge Biden to revive surveillance oversight board

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Bryce Goodman/MediumBryce Goodman, chief strategist for artificial intelligence and machine learning at the Pentagon's Defense Innovation Unit

Using technology to detect and stop illegal fishing: DIU’s new prize competition

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ADVANCE FOR RELEASE SATURDAY, DEC. 19, 2020 AND THEREAFTER -  Ray Bellia holds up N95 personal protective masks, used by medical and law enforcement professionals, in the warehouse of his Body Armor Outlet store, Wednesday, Dec. 9, 2020, in Salem, N.H. Bellia's store rapidly evolved into one of the nation's 20 largest suppliers of personal protective equipment to states this past spring, according to a nationwide analysis of state purchasing data by The Associated Press. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

Increased OTA use from COVID contract boom caused transparency issues, watchdog agency says

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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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‘Young’ CISA gets funds but still has work to do, GAO says

Congress is doling out money wholesale, including to the still young Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency, part of the Department of Homeland…

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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

The Technology Modernization Fund board says the $9.6 million loan will help mission areas deploy resources more effectively.

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(Jim Watson/Pool via AP)Committee chairwoman Rep. Carolyn Maloney, D-New York, speaks during a House Oversight and Reform Committee hearing on

New House bill attempts to make presidential records more easily searchable

House Oversight and Reform Committee Chair Carolyn Maloney (D-N.Y.) introduced new legislation designed to make presidential records more easily searchable and accessible.

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