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Congress finishes up NDAA, Trump still threatening veto

The president says he wants to veto the bill over old protections for tech companies and renaming military bases.

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(Colleen McGrath/The Herald-Mail via AP)A voter stands on a social distance marker outside the Washington County Election Center in Hagerstown, Md., Monday, Oct. 26, 2020, for the first day of in-person early voting. (Colleen McGrath/The Herald-Mail via AP)

2020 roundup: Most key lawmakers for feds keep congressional seats

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National Guard officials, states push back on Trump’s border wall fund diversion

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pay raise

Lawmakers begin the push for a 3.5% federal pay raise in 2021

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In this Jan. 10, 2020, photo, people work at a portion of border wall which is under construction in Yuma, Ariz. Illegal border crossings have plummeted as the Trump administration has extended a policy to make asylum seekers wait in Mexico for court hearings in the U.S. (AP Photo/Elliot Spagat)

Lawmakers demand answers on reprogramming $7.2B in defense funds for border wall

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(AP Photo/Matt Rourke)In this Aug. 1, 2018 photo, housing stands dilapidated and vacant at the former Naval Air Warfare Center Warminster, in Warminster, Pa. In Warminster and surrounding towns in eastern Pennsylvania, and at other sites around the United States, the foams once used routinely in firefighting training at military bases contained per-and polyfluoroalkyl substances, or PFAS. EPA testing between 2013 and 2015 found significant amounts of PFAS in public water supplies in 33 U.S. states. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

Final NDAA holds more than 50 provisions to fix military housing issues

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Ft. Meade

Military housing contractors say they’re working to improve homes, lawmakers hearing otherwise

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USDA relocation

‘Never suggested we would not lose expertise,’ USDA says of upcoming relocation

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USDA relocation

Employees at USDA’s Economic Research Service may choose to not follow their agency to Kansas City

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Updated AI plan calls for more public-private partnerships

The Trump administration’s national research and development AI plan has set a goal to focus more on collaboration between government and private sector.

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IT modernization

VA’s collective bargaining proposals spark concern from nearly 130 lawmakers

A bipartisan group of House lawmakers say they’re “deeply concerned” by a series of new bargaining proposals from the Department of Veterans Affairs and…

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AP/Carolyn KasterRep. Gerry Connolly (D-Va.)

Democrats demand more details on proposed OPM, GSA merger

Until the Trump administration provides more details about its plans to reorganize the Office of Personnel Management, Democrats on the House Oversight and Reform Committee are urging appropriators to prohibit funds for the proposed merger.

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Congress finishes up NDAA, Trump still threatening veto

The president says he wants to veto the bill over old protections for tech companies and renaming military bases.