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FILE - Transportation Security Administration officers process passengers at a security screening area at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport in SeaTac, Wash., on May 18, 2020. With a surge in guns being discovered at airport checkpoints, some security experts are suggesting higher fines and even putting violators on a no-fly list to prevent guns from getting on planes. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)

Why federal building screening is getting more difficult and needs a tech refresh

More illegal weapons, more viruses, the return of crowds, and some new buildings — screening for federal facilities is about to get more complicated.

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David Wise: Finding reliable data on federal real estate

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IRS, GSA bear brunt of spending cuts in House bill

The IRS would face even greater financial constraints and federal building construction would grind nearly to a halt under a $20.2 billion FY 2016 spending…

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OMB targets further federal office space reductions

David Mader, the controller of the Office of Management and Budget, will issue a memo today requiring agencies to set an annual square foot reduction target…

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FBI land swap concerns dominate GSA budget hearing

The plan to swap the FBI’s current building in downtown Washington for an as-yet-unnamed site in the metro region is causing consternation on Capitol Hill. Some members used a House Appropriations subcommittee hearing to share their concerns with GSA’s new leader, Denise Turner Roth.

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