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Federal money is flowing to support local jobs creation

The Economic Development Administration, part of the Commerce Department, awarded the grants under a program called the good jobs challenge.

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CISA details new “FEIT” advisors helping agencies improve cyber defenses

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Two small agencies win awards from Technology Modernization Fund board

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(AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)Shalanda Young testifies during a Senate Budget Committee hearing to examine her nomination to be Deputy Director of the Office of Management and Budget on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, March 2, 2021. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

OMB tells agencies to cooperate with IGs overseeing COVID-19 spending

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(AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)FILE - In this March 19, 2020, file photo, a face mask lies on the ground outside the Chateau Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Willowbrook, Ill. Burgeoning coronavirus outbreaks at this and other nursing homes in Washington, New Jersey and elsewhere are laying bare the risks of the industry’s long-running problems, including a struggle to control infections and a staffing crisis that relies on poorly paid aides who can't afford to stay home sick. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh, File)

Federal employees used 58% of special emergency paid leave fund for COVID-19

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Bob Tobias, professor at the Key Executive Leadership program of American University

Big stimulus bills fall to federal workforce to carry out programs despite capacity constraints

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A man uses his phone to copy phone numbers posted on the locked doors of a Georgia Department of Labor office Thursday, May 7, 2020, in Norcross Ga. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

Labor Dept. trying to help states fix pandemic unemployment claims crunch

Michele Evermore, senior policy adviser on unemployment insurance at the Labor Department, talked about some of the efforts now underway via the American…

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NRSA.govDr. Torey Mack, deputy associate administrator for Health Workforce at the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA)

Tackling ‘mental burnout’ in the health workforce amid the continuing pandemic

The Health Resources and Services Administration, part of Health and Human Services, wants to do something to combat “burnout” in health workers, in particular,…

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If you thought federal contract spending shot through the roof last year, you’re right

Last year was a good one to be a federal contractor because of the pandemic and a few other things. Federal contract spending went up by double digits.

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