CARES Act

(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)FILE - This March 27, 2020 file photo shows the signature of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., on the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act after it passed in the House on Capitol Hill in Washington. Since the pandemic began, Congress has set aside trillions of dollars to ease the crisis. A joint KHN and Associated Press investigation finds that many communities with big outbreaks have spent little of that federal money on local public health departments for work such as testing and contact tracing. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)

GAO: CARES Act provision keeping contractors afloat during pandemic showed great success

In today’s Federal Newscast, the provision in the CARES Act that lets agencies reimburse contractors who can’t work because of the pandemic was an overwhelming…

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

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Though the worst is over, CISA wants agencies on guard after SolarWinds breach

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(Photographer: Brian Larson)Dennis Alvord serves as EDA’s Deputy Assistant Secretary for Economic Development and Chief Operating Officer

Economic Development Administration hits milestone in CARES Act fund distribution

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Defense Health Program facing $1.8B budget shortfall for 2021

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Federal contractors warned to prepare for stricter oversight with new administration

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Navy and Marine Corps make drones a top priority

In a new campaign plan, the sea services say teaming traditional systems with unmanned ones will let them “rewrite the narrative” of maritime warfare.

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Fencing and razor wire surrounds the perimeter of the Capitol in Washington, Thursday, Feb. 25, 2021. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Congress feels threatened but it doesn’t like the security measures it and its staff are enduring

Incomes, employment, economic growth might be on the rise and a variety of vaccines are getting out into the market. But that didn’t stop the House from…

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

If you think federal accounting is dull and unchanging, think again. People who do federal accounting and finance say it’s a constantly moving field that requires ongoing training.

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