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Members of the Maine National Guard arrive for orientation an empty wing at Central Maine Medical Center, Thursday, Dec. 16, 2021, in Lewiston, Maine. The Guard will work as nursing assistants, helping to open a swing bed unit of the hospital that has been closed due to a nursing shortage. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty)

National Guard members can unionize if and when they’re called up by governors

In today’s Federal Newscast, National Guard members on state duty can now unionize, thanks to a new Justice Department agreement.

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Blockchain bill would spur adoption across agencies

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This member of Congress wants to make sure blockchain gets the federal attention it deserves

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Agencies getting on board with TMF as expedited review deadline nears

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For some CIOs, the decision to limit the use of Zoom isn’t a big deal

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Longtime FTC official looks to continue serving consumers, this time through academia

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Complaints about government imposter scams reach record high

In today’s Federal Newscast, the Federal Trade Commission said complaints about scammers pretending to be from the government reached the highest levels…

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Support builds for law to increase fed job access for ex-criminals

Bipartisan support is growing for a proposed bill to remove barriers to federal employment for people with a criminal record.

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FILE - This Aug. 2, 2018 file photo shows the U.S. Food and Drug Administration building behind FDA logos at a bus stop on the agency's campus in Silver Spring, Md. The FDA announced plans Monday, Feb. 11, 2019, to step up its policing of dietary supplements, which it said has mushroomed into a $40 billion industry with more than 50,000 products. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

Is government too intrusive?

Government has the job of being an honest broker of information, if agencies can stay open to issue it.

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