Gary Peters

Colleen Shogan

Veteran records bill advances in Senate, but panel deadlocks on NARA nominee

The Access for Veterans to Records Act is on the move in the Senate, but Colleen Shogan’s nomination to be national archivist hits a roadblock.

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Colleen Shogan

Biden’s pick to lead NARA eyes veterans’ request backlog, agency digitization deadline

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Three reasons why organizational conflict of interest is back in the spotlight

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(AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)A postal worker loads a delivery vehicle at the United States Post Office in Cranberry Township, Pa., Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2020. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

USPS scales back next-gen fleet plans, commits to more electric vehicles

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(Erin Scott/The New York Times via AP, Pool)Chairman Sen. Gary Peters., D-Mich., speaks during a Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs & Senate Rules and Administration joint hearing on Capitol Hill, Washington, Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2021, to examine the January 6th attack on the Capitol. (Erin Scott/The New York Times via AP, Pool)

Senators want to eliminate any conflicts of interest with government contractors

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Spurred on by Russia, Senate bill carries slew of cyber requirements for agencies, industry

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Sheet metal worker Carey Mercer assembles ductwork at Contractors Sheet Metal on Tuesday, Aug. 3, 2021, in New York. The construction industry is fighting to recruit more women into a sector that faces chronic labor shortages. As spending on infrastructure rises, construction firms will need to hire at least 430,000 new skilled laborers in 2021, according to an analysis of federal data by the Associated Builders and Contractors.  Right now, only 4% of construction laborers in the U.S. are women, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics   (AP Photo/Kevin Hagen)

Contractors have less than two months to create affirmative action programs

In today’s Federal Newscast, most federal supply and service contractors and subcontractors have less than two months to certify that they are meeting…

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(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)FILE - Light from the morning sun illuminates the Senate side of the Capitol in Washington, Dec. 3, 2021. The Senate is poised to vote Wednesday to void a Biden administration regulation that requires businesses with 100 or more workers have their workers vaccinated against the coronavirus or submit to weekly testing. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)

Death benefits for federal employees killed on the job could see first increase in over 20 years

In today’s Federal Newscast, death benefits for federal employees killed on the job may increase soon.

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Nancy Pelosi, Pete Aguilar, Bennie Thompson

CISA cyber incident reporting requirements trip on defense bill finish line

Cyber incident reporting requirements for critical infrastructure companies and other federal cybersecurity provisions were left out of this year’s NDAA.

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