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FILE - In this file photo dated Wednesday, March 28, 2012, a security cctv camera is seen by the Olympic Stadium at the Olympic Park in London.  The South Wales police deployed facial recognition surveillance equipment on Sunday Jan. 12, 2020, in a test to monitor crowds arriving for a weekend soccer match in real-time, that is prompting public debate about possible aggressive uses of facial recognition in Western democracies, raising questions about human rights and how the technology may enter people's daily lives in the future.  (AP Photo/Sang Tan, FILE)

Just how secure are federal buildings?

In today’s Federal Newscast, a new inspector general report shows federal building alarm systems and security cameras are falling short of expectations.

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David Wise: Finding reliable data on federal real estate

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Climate-smart buildings called out in federal budget playbook

The government’s latest budget playbook, the Circular A-11, for the first time includes a specific mention of climate-smart buildings.

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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 and to adopt space design standards for future office space. The Reduce the Footprint memo builds on the 2013 Freeze the Footprint policy that saw a reduction of more than 20 million square feet of office space.

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