Eleanor Holmes Norton

FILE - This June 12, 2019, file photo shows the U.S. Capitol dome in Washington. On Wednesday, Nov. 13, the Treasury Department releases federal budget data for August. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)

Martorana pressed about IT project oversight, role of Federal CIO by House lawmakers

Federal Chief Information Officer Clare Martorana promised the House Oversight and Reform Subcommittee on Government Operations new cyber, website and…

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TSP board shares ‘optimistic’ timeline for resolving call center issues

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Amendments on UFOs, budget cuts and more may slip into the 2023 House NDAA

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Rep. Norton hints at House hearing on TSP challenges

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TSP board increases call center staff, but still ‘nowhere near where we need to be’

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The Capitol is seen at dawn as a consequential week begins in Washington for President Joe Biden and Democratic leaders in Congress who are trying to advance his $3.5 trillion

Bereavement leave for feds, a new ‘digital corps,’ and more highlights from House NDAA

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House Democrats seek expansion of paid leave program for federal employees

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(Colleen McGrath/The Herald-Mail via AP)A voter stands on a social distance marker outside the Washington County Election Center in Hagerstown, Md., Monday, Oct. 26, 2020, for the first day of in-person early voting. (Colleen McGrath/The Herald-Mail via AP)

2020 roundup: Most key lawmakers for feds keep congressional seats

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CIO reporting, working capital funds remain outliers in agency IT modernization progress

The House Oversight and Reform Subcommittee on government operations released the 10th Federal IT Acquisition Reform Act (FITARA) scorecard and no agency…

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Des Moines Area Religious Council Food Pantry worker Patrick Minor pulls a package of ground pork out of a cooler during a pantry stop, Wednesday, May 20, 2020, in Des Moines, Iowa. As food banks have struggled to meet soaring demand from people suddenly out of work because of the coronavirus outbreak, it has been especially troubling to see farmers have to bury produce, dump milk and euthanize hogs. Now some states are spending more money to help pay for food that might otherwise go to waste, the U.S. Agriculture Department is spending $3 billion to help get farm products to food banks, and U.S. senator is seeking $8 billion more to buy farm produce for food banks. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)

Agencies may not have gotten the best deals on coronavirus contracts

In today’s Federal Newscast, agencies have spent almost $18 billion on goods and services in response to the coronavirus pandemic from March to June, and…

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House Democrats call for retroactive expansion of paid parental leave to federal employees

In a letter to House leadership, a group of congressional Democrats said new paid parental leave benefits should extend to federal employees who recently had or will have a new child before the original Oct. 1 implementation date.

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