The White House earlier this year launched a National Intelligence Research Resource Task Force, run out of the Office of Science and Technology Policy and the National Science Foundation.
Contractors might be forgiven if they feel like second-class citizens, if and when everyone returns to the federal office. That's thanks to procedures required by a White House executive order.
Besides fighting over a $3.5 trillion extra spending bill and a $2.9 trillion tax hike, there's the matter of the regular old appropriations to keep the government running.
Hitting hard at the unvaccinated, military COVID deaths nearly double since mid-July. Customs and Border Protection opens a first-of-its-kind facility for checking air shipments. And new Interior leadership means the Bureau of Land Management headquarters will return to D.C.
Not many task orders are worth nearly $1 billion. But the Defense Department's Central Command just issued a big one to Peraton.
The Defense Department recently asked contractors, and any other interested parties, for comments about climate. In particular, climate-related disclosures, like whether organizations measure their carbon output or post it publicly.
The Interior Department is expanding opportunities over 88 wildlife refuges covering more than two million acres. For more on what it takes to make this happen, the chief of the National Wildlife Refuge System at the Fish and Wildlife Service, Cynthia Martinez.
In today's Federal Newscast, the Federal Service Impasses Panel is back to work with all new members.
For contractors and feds alike, the waiting for final COVID rules and protocols is as bad as what the rules might be.
In the sweepstakes for the latest iteration of a big Army logistics contract, two bid protests failed to gain a prize for one bidder. A big issue was pricing.
VA has a model for staffing. But the VA Office of Inspector General finds the model somehow fails to translate into a clear picture of staffing requirements.
In today's Federal Newscast, a major contract from the Pentagon to purchase more doses of one of the only proven treatments of COVID-19.
In today's Federal Newscast, two Senators say they're reintroducing their bill now to bring attention to the upcoming fiscal year deadline.
For details, Federal Drive with Tom Temin turned to the Director of Cyber and National Security at the Lincoln Network, Dan Lips.