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GOP bills would ‘devastate the American people,’ OMB director says

In today’s Federal Newscast: OMB Director Shalanda Young said GOP budget proposals would “devastate the American people.” A DoD IG report said 20% of sexual…

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Agencies finding DEIA programs an ‘incredibly important retention strategy’

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FILE - This Sept. 9, 2012 file photo shows The entrance to the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota, home to the Oglala Sioux tribe is viewed on Sept. 9, 2012. A U.S. Supreme Court ruling expanding state authority to prosecute some crimes on Native American land is upending decades of law in support of tribal sovereignty. (AP Photo/Kristi Eaton, File)

The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms would get new marching orders under this bill

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AP Photo/Manuel Balce CenetaFILE - In this Feb. 25, 2015 file photo, the Homeland Security Department headquarters in northwest Washington. President Joe Biden has selected two former senior National Security Agency officials for key cyber roles in his administration.  Chris Inglis, a former NSA deputy director, is being nominated as the government's first national cyber director. Jen Easterly, a former deputy for counterterrorism at the NSA, has been tapped to run the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency at the Department of Homeland Security. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File)

A lesser known but crucial office in the Homeland Security Department passes the 15-year mark

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FILE - This evidence photo from the criminal complaint of the U.S. District Court for Massachusetts v. Ashley Bigsbee for illegal possession of a stolen firearm on Nov. 15, 2015, in Suffolk, Mass., shows one of ten M11 semiautomatic handguns that former Army Reserve member James Morales stole from the Lincoln Stoddard Army Reserve Center in Worcester, Mass. Overall, AP has found that at least 2,000 firearms from the Army, Marines, Navy or Air Force were lost or stolen during the 2010s. (U.S. District Court for Massachusetts via AP)

Congress plans fixes for US military’s AWOL weapons problems

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ATF misclassified jobs, improperly paid out law enforcement benefits, audit finds

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The American flag flies outside of the Justice Department building, Thursday, Oct. 8, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

DOJ investigators have mixed reviews of agency’s COVID-19 response, IG says

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How agencies can best prepare for AI: ‘Build a data team’

AI is already here, and its most common form is a lot closer to home than many people realize.

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New 3D imaging assists ATF, police partners in arresting shooters

A recent upgrade to the NIBEN system has made it more effective in helping the ATF – and its state and local partners – catch shooters than it ever…

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First look at new ideas to modernize Congress

In today’s Federal Newscast, the House Select Committee on the Modernization of Congress approved its first round of recommendations.

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