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Ten federal agencies receive ‘A+’ in annual scorecard measuring small business contracting goals

The Small Business Administration released its annual scorecard measuring how well federal agencies meet their small business contracting goals each year.

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GOP senators seek IG review to see if SBA office space remains underutilized

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More guardrails needed for any potential agency relocations, federal advocates say

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USDA putting $100M to work to modernize key benefits program

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OMB focused on automation, federal employee satisfaction as keys to better public-facing services

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USDA relocation

After USDA Antideficiency Act violation, lawmakers push bill for more relocation oversight

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650,000 federal paychecks at risk, as IT, workforce challenges threaten National Finance Center

To address some issues in the short-term, the Agriculture Department said NFC is on track to hire 80 new employees by January 2024.

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This agency could stop your paycheck cold

The National Finance Center is technically deficient, suffers from poor internal and external communications, and provides sub-par customer experience,…

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After walking down a gravel road to do recon on a fire cresting into the trees, a wildland firefighter grimaces as he walks back to his crew on Thursday, Aug. 12, 2021, at the Bedrock Fire north of Lenore, Idaho. Lenore is about 30 miles east of Lewiston, Idaho. (Pete Caster/Lewiston Tribune via AP)

White House asks Congress to keep firefighters from falling off the pay cliff

The Biden administration is trying to address some more immediate spending needs through a supplemental request that will come up before Congress can pass the 2024 budget.

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