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Customer service at this USDA hotline is undercooked

We get mixed results when dialing into the federal and the commercial turkey-cooking hotlines.

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Biden administration’s cyber regulatory plan comes into focus

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Security personnel from the Department of Homeland Security's Federal Protective Service, watch the vicinity around the Alexandria Federal Court in Alexandria, Va., on day one of Paul Manafort's trial, Tuesday, July 31, 2018. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)

House Dems want details from Federal Protective Service in wake of rising threats

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FILE - A child rinses a toothbrush at a shelter in San Francisco, Calif., June 18, 2019. Tap water is subject to a rash of government standards but people in many communities across the U.S. remain exposed to unhealthy drinking water. A Supreme Court decision on EPA regulation of carbon emissions from power plants this past week could make it harder to expand federal regulation in other areas. (Gabrielle Lurie/San Francisco Chronicle via AP, File)

Water water everywhere: EPA using Bipartisan Infrastructure Law funds to make it safer to drink

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3 takeaways from FITARA 14

Rep. Gerry Connolly’s letter to agency CIOs seeking details about their data center closure plans will help determine a new grading category for the…

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FILE - Two of the offshore wind turbines which have been constructed off the coast of Virginia Beach, Va. are seen on June 29, 2020. The White House is launching a formal partnership with 12 East Coast governors to boost the growing offshore wind industry. It's a key element of President Joe Biden's plan for climate change. (AP Photo/Steve Helber, File)

Biden administration’s climate science focus and what it means for the public sector

The Biden administration has placed a greater focus on the impact of climate change than any administration to come before it. From climate research projects…

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Ba Le fills up a container of water at the Georgetown Community Center on Friday, Feb. 19, 2021, in Austin, Texas. Georgetown Community Center opens its door for people in need of clean water due to the boil water notice that most Texans are experiencing. The first day Georgetown Community Center opened its doors, they had 49 different families that came in need of water. (Ricardo B. Brazziell/Austin American-Statesman via AP)

How agencies scale up to oversee infrastructure grants

A recent interview with the Project on Government Oversight said agency inspectors general are not prepared to oversee the hundreds of billions of dollars in infrastructure spending coming their way. Assistant Inspector General for Audits at the Environmental Protection Agency Katherine Trimble disagrees. She explains why on the Federal Drive with Tom Temin.

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