Angus King

Bipartisan bill would put HHS IG in key role following Change Healthcare incident

One lawmaker says the bill to empower the HHS IG would address “how we are setting standards for American patients’ healthcare data.”

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U.S. Navynavy, sailors, recruits, graduates

Military services seek to expand pool of potential recruits

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AP photo/Greg Nash/PoolAngus King

Cyber commission applauds recommendations in $1T infrastructure bill nearing finish line

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Biden’s cyber nominees promise ‘coherence’ among agencies to prevent future breaches

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President Donald Trump signs the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2020 at Andrews Air Force Base, Md., Friday, Dec. 20, 2019. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

Lawmakers cautiously optimistic about creation of national cyber director

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defense budget

Defense cuts, cybersecurity and IoT: Five Senate NDAA amendments to know

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FILE - In this Sept. 2, 2017, file photo, a crew with California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (Cal Fire) battles a brushfire on the hillside in Burbank, Calif. California regulators on Tuesday. Dec.31, 2019 said that they have streamlined the state's permit process to make it faster to approve tree-thinning projects designed to slow massive wildfires that have devastated communities in recent years. (AP Photo/Ringo H.W. Chiu, file)

Interior touts success with forest fire prevention measures

In today’s Federal Newscast, the Interior Department cleared brush and dead trees on double the amount called for in a 2018 presidential executive order.

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Cyber commission inspired by ’50s nuclear deterrence, but looks to go further

The commission is looking at a strategy built around deterrence through punishment. If retaliation for cyber attacks are swift, decisive, consistent and…

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Mark Esper

Increased patrols, long lines at bases: What the Iran threat might mean for DoD workers

The United States is preparing for retaliation from Iran, but what does that mean for federal employees?

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