Federal Acquisition Regulatory Council

In this June 15, 2020, photo, The Voice of America building in Washington. Michael Pack, the head of U.S.-funded international broadcasting is pressing ahead with his shakeup of the Voice of America and sister outlets by naming new leaders for two of its main networks and moving to defund one of the federal government's top democracy promotion initiatives. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

Dozens of VOA reporters calling for director to resign

In today’s Federal Newscast, 26 journalists at Voice of America have demanded that VOA’s director Robert Reilly resign after a reporter was reassigned…

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115th Mobile Public Affairs Deta/Sgt. Jennifer LenaPfc. Michael Roberts and Pvt. Nicholas Brown, cavalry scouts for Charlie Troop, 1st Squadron, 82nd Cavalry Regiment navigate rough eastern Washington terrain on foot while conducting dismounted zone reconnaissance training at the Yakima Training Center in Yakima, Wash., June 25, 2019. The training is part of a large-scale exercise known as eXportable Combat Training Capability (XCTC), which focuses on improving individual and team skillsets, decision making, equipment familiarization, and deployment readiness. (U.S. Army Photo by Sgt. Jennifer Lena, 115th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment)

Army to increase maximum re-enlistment bonus

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Section 889 meets Section 846: Challenges remain but so do opportunities

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A woman walks by a Huawei retail store in Beijing, Tuesday, July 30, 2019. Huawei's global sales rose by double digits in the first half of this year despite being placed on a U.S. security blacklist. The Chinese tech giant's chairman said Washington's campaign against the company has 'galvanized our people.'(AP Photo/Andy Wong)

Two deadlines for agencies, vendors to stop using Chinese telecom products quickly approaching

The Federal Acquisition Regulations Council released an interim final rule implementing the ban on ZTE and Huawei products and services on systems and…

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A workers sits a computer at the Department of Homeland Security's National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center (NCCIC) in Arlington, Va., Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2018. The center serves as the hub for the federal government's cyber situational awareness, incident response, and management center for any malicious cyber activity. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen)

DoD stepping up recruitment efforts to find more diverse cyber talent

In today’s Federal Newscast, as part of a new pilot program, the Defense Department awards contracts to five companies to actively recruit technical talent…

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Move aside sports betting, let’s wager on FAR rules

The Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA) recently released its semi-annual regulatory agenda with 47 proposed and final Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) rules.

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