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Two National Science Foundation people win a prize for financial innovation

NSF’s financial staff developed an artificial intelligence application called the Financial Obligation Root Cause Explorer, or FORCE. It won the innovation…

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AGA survey says data sharing remains a huge challenge to fighting cyber fraud

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(AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)FILE- This June 6, 2019, file photo shows the U.S. Treasury Department building at dusk in Washington.  The U.S. Treasury has removed Vietnam and Switzerland from the list of nations labeled as currency manipulators, reversing a decision made by the Trump administration in December. In it's semi-annual report to Congress on currency manipulation, the first under the Biden administration, the U.S. Treasury Department said Friday, April 16, 2021,  that no country currently meets the U.S. criteria. It said, however, that Vietnam, Switzerland, as well as Taiwan, will be placed under enhanced monitoring for their recent actions. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)

56 federal financial systems nearing end of life puts Treasury on fast track to get shared services right

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Federal accounting can be a more dynamic career than it sounds, industry group says

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(AP Photo/Wayne Parry)FILE — In this June 27, 2019 file photo, a clerk counts money at a sportbook, in Atlantic City, N.J. New Jersey's top gambling regulator is threatening to fine sports books operating in his state that ask customers to cancel requests to cash out money from their accounts, saying the practice is ongoing and

How have CFOs been faring during this uncertain time?

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NSF develops predictive model to flag improper payments in grants

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IGs on pandemic oversight board warn job well done still means billions in fraud

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In this Aug. 13, 2019, photo, Dr. Jasmine Saavedra, left, a pediatrician at Esperanza Health Centers in Chicago, hands newborn Alondra Marquez to her mother, Esthela Nuñez, right, after examination. Doctors and public health experts warn of poor health outcomes and rising costs they say will come from sweeping changes that would deny green cards to many immigrants who use Medicaid, as well as food stamps and other forms of public assistance. (AP Photo/Amr Alfiky)

OPM sheds more light on new paid parental leave for feds

In today’s Federal Newscast, federal employees are learning a little more about the paid parental leave program.

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Bureau of the Fiscal Service sees investment in workforce pay off during pandemic

Since Congress approved nearly $3 trillion in pandemic spending the Treasury Department, the bureau and the IRS have come together to get this money out…

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As CFO Act turns 30, agency financial officials draw up wish list for reform

The rapid expansion of the C-suite, along with the 30th anniversary of the CFO Act next year, has led agency financial officials to contemplate what they would like to see revised or updated in the law.

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