Gerry Connolly

(AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)Rep. Gerry Connolly, D-Va., is interviewed about the Relay, an electric autonomous vehicle, in Fairfax, Va., Thursday, Oct. 22, 2020. The future of transportation arrived in northern Virginia, looking like a big blue toaster on wheels that can seat six and drive itself through the region’s notorious traffic.  State and local officials debuted the Relay system Thursday, an all-electric, autonomous vehicle that will provide free shuttle rides back and forth from the Dunn Loring Metrorail stop to the bustling Mosaic District in Fairfax County, Va.  (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

Language to block future Schedule F absent from compromise version of NDAA

Though the compromise version of the 2023 NDAA removes language preventing a revival of Schedule F, the bill includes provisions to expand workers’ compensation…

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An influential Congressional staffer is now a NAPA fellow

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For 2023, federal retirees will see largest COLA increase in over 40 years

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Sun shines on the U.S. Capitol dome in Washington, Friday, Aug. 12, 2022. A divided Congress gave final approval Friday to Democrats' flagship climate and health care bill. The House used a party-line 220-207 vote to pass the legislation. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

House heightens calls to change feds’ Social Security benefits, workplace safety plans

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The sun shines on the dome of Capitol Hill in Washington, Friday, Aug. 12, 2022. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

Senate Dems ‘pushing to follow suit’ after House passes bill to block any future Schedule F

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FILE - The U.S. Capitol in Washington is pictured on Friday, August 5, 2022. Democrats pushed their election-year economic package to Senate passage Sunday, Aug. 7, 2022, a compromise less ambitious than Biden’s original domestic vision but one that still meets party goals of slowing global warming, moderating pharmaceutical costs and taxing immense corporations. (AP Photo/Mariam Zuhaib, File)

Bill to prevent Schedule F from resurfacing advances out of House committee

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Lawmakers seek OPM update on plans to expand infertility coverage for federal employees

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3 takeaways from FITARA 14

Rep. Gerry Connolly’s letter to agency CIOs seeking details about their data center closure plans will help determine a new grading category for the…

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Cyber grades bring down agencies’ scores in FITARA 14

The 14th version of the FITARA scorecard shows one agency increased their score, while eight earned lower scores, mostly due to cybersecurity shortcomings.

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TSP board shares ‘optimistic’ timeline for resolving call center issues

For TSP participants, customer service hold times are down to 15 minutes on average, but lawmakers are calling for a deeper investigation of TSP issues.

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