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Should the government reinforce its plan for a backup global positioning system?

Former Transportation Department deputy assistant secretary Diana Furchtgott-Roth says it’s time to put money behind a DOT plan for thwarting GPS threats.

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(AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)FILE  - In this Aug. 7, 2019, photo, the Kingston Fossil Plant stands near a waterway in Kingston, Tenn. The Trump administration will let some leaking or otherwise dangerous coal ash storage ponds stay in operation for years more and some unlined ponds stay open indefinitely under a rule change announced Friday, Oct. 16, 2020.  In 2008, the six-story-tall dike on a massive coal ash pond at the Tennessee plant collapsed, releasing more than a billion gallons of coal ash into the Swan Pond community. It remains the largest industrial spill in modern U.S. history and prompted the 2015 regulations that were intended to increase oversight of the industry. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey, File)

Measuring the Trump administration’s goal of decreasing agency regulations

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In this Monday, June 19, 2017, photo, a person types on a laptop keyboard, in North Andover, Mass. The American workplace is grueling, stressful and surprisingly hostile. So finds an in-depth study of 3,066 U.S. workers, released Monday, Aug. 14, 2017, by the Rand Corp., Harvard Medical School and the University of California, Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

EPA sees a potential solution to public comment challenge of e-rulemaking

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The burden of grants administration needs to be reduced and here’s how

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New government contracting center aims to fill independent research, education void

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70-percent drop in significant regulations in Trump admin.’s first 18 months

The Trump administration sought to slow down the pace of federal regulation growth by telling agencies to retire to regulations for every new one they…

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FILE - In this March 20, 2012, file photo, a plane flies over Oracle headquarters in Redwood City, Calif. On Tuesday, March 27, 2018, a federal appeals court overturned a decision in a long-running legal battle over whether Google infringed on Oracle's Java programming language to build its hugely popular mobile operating system, Android. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma, File)

Oracle, DoD face-off over cloud contract rests on single award rationale

Three federal procurement experts analyzed Oracle’s protest of DoD’s $10 billion cloud contract and found the software company is on solid ground.

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Opportunity and change at the higher education level: a conversation with Loretta Early

Universities, higher education and technology are experiencing an unprecedented time of change and opportunity. Join us as we exploring IT in higher education with Loretta Early George Washington University’s Chief Information Officer.

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