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Fake invoices cost complicit contractor $50M

A defense contractor that created fake invoices, pays the government $50 million. OPM has elevated is office of diversity and inclusion. And, if given…

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(AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)FILE - In this Nov. 20, 2020, file photo a U.S. Department of Homeland Security plaque is displayed a podium as international passengers arrive at Miami international Airport where they are screened by U.S. Customs and Border Protection in Miami. The Department of Homeland Security plans to ramp up its social media tracking as part of an enhanced focus on domestic violent extremism. The move is a response ding to weaknesses exposed by the deadly Capitol insurrection but also raising longstanding concerns about protecting Americans’ civil liberties. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky, File)

Now hiring at DHS: Resilient critical thinkers ready for the next pandemic

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Union leaders say staffing shortages are stretching their agencies thin

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Defense Health Program facing $1.8B budget shortfall for 2021

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Lawmakers ask FEMA how to avoid future communication breakdowns during disasters

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(Getty Images/iStockphoto/Jacob Ammentorp Lund)Top view of woman using laptop while sitting at cafe table with laptop, mobile phone, diary, coffee cup and glasses. Female surfing internet at coffee shop.

Fearing a post-pandemic talent exodus, agencies view telework as key retention tool

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(AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)A nurse fills a syringe with COVID-19 vaccine at a mass vaccination site in Kansas City, Mo., Friday, March 19, 2021. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)

Frontline feds facing inconsistent access to COVID vaccines

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Plans, like for disaster response, are great only if you can carry them out

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Nonprofit recommends amending Stafford Act to include FEMA in pandemic, cyber incident response

In response to the pandemic, a non-profit of business executives devoted to national security issues created a commission to examine how to improve federal…

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Disaster recovery assistance in post-COVID environment: Mitigating risks of fraud while maintaining benefits of desktop validation

FEMA must strike a balance in alignment with its risk appetite and move forward in a post-COVID world with sharpened capabilities and a “trust but verify”…

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(U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Anthony Nelson Jr./Department of Defense via AP)In this Feb. 9, 2021 photo provided by the Department of Defense, Hickam 15th Medical Group host the first COVID-19 mass vaccination on Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam. By the thousands, U.S. service members are refusing or putting off the COVID-19 vaccine, as frustrated commanders scramble to knock down internet rumors and find the right pitch that will convince troops to take the shot. Some Army units are seeing as few as a third agree to the vaccine, others are higher. (U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Anthony Nelson Jr./Department of Defense via AP)

More vaccination sites staffed by military get up and running

In today’s Federal Newscast, mass vaccination sites staffed by active duty military members are now up and running in three more cities, with more set to come online in the next few days.

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