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Preschoolers eat lunch at a day care center, Monday, Oct. 25, 2021, in Mountlake Terrace, Wash. Child care centers once operated under the promise that it would always be there when parents have to work. Now, each teacher resignation, coronavirus exposure, and day care center closure reveals an industry on the brink, with wide-reaching implications for an entire economy's workforce. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

IG warns DOE about the lack of background checks at its agency-run child care centers

In today’s Federal Newscast: The First workday of 2022, brought Feds in DC their first snow day of 2022. A local union president said just closing some…

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Contracting community asks Congress for more tech funding — again

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A soldier reunites with his daughter at Fort Bragg, N.C.  after returning from the Middle East. The 82nd Airborne Division's Immediate Response Force had been deployed since New Years Eve. Thursday, Feb. 20, 2020. Nearly two months after a U.S. Army rapid-response force was activated amid tensions with Iran, deploying 3,000 soldiers to the Middle East, some are returning home. By the end of the weekend, nearly 800 paratroopers from the 82nd Airborne Division’s Immediate Response Force are slated to have returned to Fort Bragg, North Carolina. On Thursday morning, eager family members waited in the base’s iconic Green Ramp to greet their loved ones. (U.S. Army via AP)

Thousands of Air Force families are waiting months for child care, according to report

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

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(Photo Credit: 1st Lt. Ryan DeBooy)U.S. Army Pfc. Tess Sandoval assigned to 2nd Squadron, 6th Calvary Regiment, 25th Combat Aviation Brigade is one of two female attack helicopter repairers in the squadron located on Wheeler Army Airfield, Hawaii, Aug. 25, 2019. (Photo Credit: 1st Lt. Ryan DeBooy)

Survey shows widening cracks in service member mental health and benefits issues during COVID

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Federal contractors describe onboarding in the age of coronavirus

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Extended stop move order starting to impact military finances, childcare

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NIST gives suggestions for keeping sensitive virtual meetings secure

In today’s Federal Newscast, with more federal employees working from home due to the Coronavirus pandemic, the National Institute of Standards and Technology…

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DoD prioritizes active duty families for child care, some civilians and Coast Guard could lose spots

Lower priority families will have to give up their child care spots if active duty families can’t find accommodations in 45 days.

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This undated photo provided by the Luz Escamilla Campaign shows Utah lawmaker and Salt Lake City former mayoral candidate Luz Escamilla with her husband Juan Carlos and three of her children, Aileen, Sol and Cielo, in Salt Lake City. She was among the first candidates to use a new Utah law that allows campaign money to be used for childcare. A small but growing number of states are passing similar measures, something that advocates say will allow more women to run for office amid a historic rise in the number of female candidates around the country. (Brandon Cruz/Luz Escamilla Campaign via AP)

Security at child care centers in federal buildings need significant upgrades

In today’s Federal Newscast, the General Services Administration’s Inspector General found that all 11 of the child care centers it audited failed to meet minimum federal security standards.

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