The latest COVID-19 relief package drew on some of the lessons agencies and lawmakers learned in implementing the first round of loans, payments and direct aid earlier this year. The IRS, for example, will receive access to the Social Security Administration's death master file in hopes of more accurately disbursing economic stimulus payments.
This year, counterfeit personal protective gear has joined the piles of fake luggage, cosmetics and electronics.
USPS and Customs and Border Protection officials expect only about two-thirds of international packages will include advanced electronic data meant to flag illegal shipments of opioids.
In today's Federal Newscast, a report by the MITRE Corporation found 16 key concerns with the quality and accuracy of data available to the PRAC.
Products made with forced labor are banned from the United States. But the law doesn't stop all of them from coming in.
Several agencies say they've reached a point where they're recruiting from a broad pool of geographically dispersed talent for 100% telework positions, and some envision a scenario where those arrangements are permanent.
In today's Federal Newscast, while the Homeland Security Department dedicated more resources to stopping goods made by forced labor from entering the country, it still needs to address its workforce needs for the mission.
How is the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) enhancing its enterprise networks? What is the CBP's “mission first” approach to network and technology solutions? How is CBP working to build a resilient enterprise systems network? Join host Michael Keegan as he explores these questions and more with Robert Costello, Executive Director, Enterprise Networks and Technology Support, Office of Information and Technology, U.S. Customs and Border Protections.
Both federal civilian employees and active-duty military members will see temporary changes to their take-home pay as a result of the president's tax deferral, a senior administration official told Federal News Network. Though civilian employees and the military will see savings later this month, they're expected to pay back deferred taxes starting next January.
You'd think CBP and ICE would welcome stronger oversight of controversial seizures and forfeitures.
In today's Federal Newscast, a Washington D.C. attorney says hundreds of thousands of federal employees are potential plaintiffs in this class action suit.
The U.S. Customs and Border Protection directorate expects the new collections platform to help it become more efficient, resilient and secure in processing cargo under the Automated Commercial Environment (ACE) program.
As federal agencies begin to take advantage of new capabilities at the tactical edge, they also need to adjust their security strategies to compensate for new vulnerabilities.
In today's Federal Newscast, the General Services Administration publishes a colorful guide to a complicated issue -- the ban on Chinese telecommunications gear.