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AI commission sees ‘extraordinary’ support to stand up tech-focused service academy

The National Security Commission on AI recommends creating a Digital Service Academy that would “grow tech talent with the same seriousness of purpose…

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Top Biden administration officials promise to rebuild, set new tone with federal workforce

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Congress feels threatened but it doesn’t like the security measures it and its staff are enduring

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USPS, GSA expand ‘government storefront’ concept with PIV card pilot

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Black federal executives have high hopes for the latest executive order on racial equity

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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

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FILE - In this April 15, 2019, file photo, a vendor makes change for a marijuana customer at a cannabis marketplace in Los Angeles. Voters in four states could embrace broad legal marijuana sales on Election Day, setting the stage for a watershed year for the industry that could snowball into neighboring states as well as reshape policy on Capitol Hill. The Nov. 3, 2020, contests will take place in markedly different regions of the country, New Jersey, Arizona, South Dakota and Montana and approval of the proposals would highlight how public acceptance of cannabis is cutting across geography, demographics and the nation's deep political divide. (AP Photo/Richard Vogel, File)

Past marijuana use doesn’t rule out federal jobs for applicants, OPM says

Agencies can’t automatically rule out federal employment opportunities for an applicant or appointee based on their past marijuana use, the Office of Personnel…

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President Joe Biden speaks during an event to commemorate the 50 millionth COVID-19 shot, in the South Court Auditorium on the White House campus, Thursday, Feb. 25, 2021, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

President Biden scraps Trump EO on defense workers collective bargaining authority

In today’s Federal Newscast, President Joe Biden rescinded a 2020 memo that gave the Defense secretary the authority to exclude certain employees from…

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Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., speaks during a confirmation hearing for President-elect Joe Biden’s pick for national intelligence director Avril Haines before the Senate intelligence committee on Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2021, in Washington. (Joe Raedle/Pool via AP)

Warner, Rubio push to extend contractor pandemic relief authorities

Sens. Mark Warner (D-Va.) and Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) are pressing Senate leadership to extend 3610 authorities through Sept. 30.

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