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Senate confirms Raimondo as Biden commerce secretary

The Senate has voted overwhelmingly to confirm Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo to serve as President Joe Biden’s commerce secretary and help guide the…

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At some agencies, acting leadership often outlasted permanent appointees over last 4 years

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Boston mayor, RI governor among Biden adds to economic team

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Years later, still unclear why US staff in Cuba, China experienced strange symptoms

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CFO Council developing ‘workforce of tomorrow’ strategic plan

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SES reassignments could use more oversight, GAO says

Agencies are often reassigning members of the Senior Executive Service with little oversight, the Government Accountability Office found. And the Office…

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FILE - This Sunday, April 5, 2020, photo shows an envelope containing a 2020 census letter mailed to a U.S. resident in Detroit.  The U.S. Census Bureau has spent much of the past year defending itself against allegations that its duties have been overtaken by politics. With a failed attempt by the Trump administration to add a citizenship question, the hiring of three political appointees with limited experience to top positions, a sped-up schedule and a directive from President Donald Trump to exclude undocumented residents from the process of redrawing congressional districts, the 2020 census has descended into a high-stakes partisan battle.  (AP Photo/Paul Sancya, File)

Census Bureau stops layoffs for door knockers after order

Two days after a federal judge ordered the U.S. Census Bureau to stop temporarily winding down operations for the 2020 census, the statistical agency says…

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FILE - In this Friday, July 8, 2011 file photo, the space shuttle Atlantis lifts off from the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Fla. Atlantis was the 135th and last space shuttle launch for NASA. (AP Photo/John Raoux)

Who gets to manage traffic in space?

Which federal agency should take charge of space traffic management? Congress couldn’t figure that one out. So it hired the National Academy of Public Administration to do a study.

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