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Here’s how the White House wants to reform cybersecurity management for agencies

The White House wants to change how it employs the law that oversees agency cybersecurity efforts, while Congress is also eyeing reform legislation.

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(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)Kiran Ahuja, the nominee to be Office of Personnel Management Director, appears before a Senate Governmental Affairs Committee hybrid nominations hearing on Capitol Hill, Thursday, April 22, 2021, in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

Senate confirms Ahuja as first permanent OPM director in more than a year

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(Getty Images/iStockphoto/demaerre)Female doctor holding a piggy bank: health insurance, medical expenses and tax concept

Postal reform bill could raise health premiums for federal workers, employee group warns

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FILE - In this Jan. 8, 2021 file photo, an American flag flies at half-staff in remembrance of U.S. Capitol Police Officer Brian Sicknick above the Capitol Building in Washington.  (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

Best shot at USPS reform in Congress gets better with 20 senators supporting bipartisan bill

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Anton Hajjar, Amber McReynolds, Ronald Stroman, Kiran Ahuja

Senate committee advances Ahuja’s nomination for OPM director

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(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)Kiran Ahuja, the nominee to be Office of Personnel Management Director, appears before a Senate Governmental Affairs Committee hybrid nominations hearing on Capitol Hill, Thursday, April 22, 2021, in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

Ahuja vows to bring stable leadership to OPM after years of turnover at the top

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(Joshua Roberts/Pool via AP)Alejandro Mayorkas, nominee to be Secretary of Homeland Security, testifies in Washington

White House reviewing National Cyber Director role as Congress presses for governmentwide leadership

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The Senate has never truly supported IT modernization and here’s what has to change

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(Leigh Vogel/Pool via AP)Neera Tanden testifies before the Senate Homeland Security and Government Affairs committee on her nomination to become the Director of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), during a hearing Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2021 on Capitol Hill in Washington.  (Leigh Vogel/Pool via AP)

IT modernization is a priority for Biden’s OMB pick, but she acknowledges funding challenges

The president also tapped Pam Coleman, the former personnel director for the state of New Mexico, to serve as the Office of Management and Budget’s point…

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(Bill Clark/Pool via AP)Homeland Security Secretary nominee Alejandro Mayorkas testifies during his confirmation hearing in the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee on Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2021, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (Bill Clark/Pool via AP)

Biden’s DHS pick vows to make employee morale his ‘highest priority’

Democrats had hoped to quickly confirm Alejandro Mayorkas, a Obama-era veteran of the Department of Homeland Security, as the new DHS secretary under President-elect…

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Pharmacist Brian Meyer holds a Moderna COVID-19 vaccine vial for a photo on Tuesday, Jan. 5, 2021 at Sunflower Pharmacy in Odessa, Texas. Sunflower Pharmacy is the first privately owned pharmacy in Odessa given to permission to distribute the vaccine. (Eli Hartman/Odessa American via AP)

Veterans Affairs gives an update on its vaccine distribution efforts

In today’s Federal Newscast, at least 132,000 health care professionals at the Department of Veterans Affairs have received the first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine.

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