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Negotiators race to finish government funding bills after reaching deal on Homeland Security bill

Negotiators from Congress and the White House are scrambling to complete work on funding government agencies for the fiscal year and avoid a partial shutdown.

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Congress swings-and-misses at impeachment, foreign aid, federal telework

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Contract spending is set to grow across the board in 2024

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A Homeland Security effort to combine requirements has stalled

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Cyber Leaders Exchange 2023: DHS’ Donald Coulter and Ann Cox, along with NIST’s Dustin Moody, on pushing cyber boundaries

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Getting to the bottom of software supply chain security

As federal agencies and contractors come to grips with the burden of protecting their software supply chain, understanding who had a hand in the development…

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FILE - Homeland Security logo is seen during a joint news conference in Washington, Feb. 25, 2015. The Department of Homeland Security paused the work of its new disinformation governance board Wednesday. The move responds to weeks of criticism from Republicans and questions about whether the board would impinge on Americans’ free speech rights. A statement says DHS’ advisory board on homeland security will review the board’s work.  (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File)

Giving employees a voice at DHS

The past couple of years have seen tectonic changes in the work force; both from the perspective of employers and employees. COVID-19 and the quarantine…

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(Photo courtesy of the General Services Administration)The new DHS headquarters, which GSA is managing, includes green roofs, and other green buildings features.
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This federal construction project has dragged on through four administrations

The Homeland Security Department’s headquarters project might be one of the longest running construction programs in government history. Planning started more than 17 years ago. And the latest estimates pegged the completion date now at 2027.

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