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Two workforce bills to pay attention to from House committee’s latest markup

The House Committee on Oversight and Reform passed legislation that would create an internship center at the Office of Personnel Management.

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(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)

House legislators push 5.1% pay raise for all feds

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Two small agencies win awards from Technology Modernization Fund board

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

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FILE - In this Nov. 2, 2020, file photo sunlight shines on the U.S. Capitol building on Capitol Hill in Washington. President-elect Joe Biden wants to “restore the soul of America.” First, he'll need to fix a broken and divided Congress. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)

If there is a 2022 budget framework, let’s hope it holds up

It’s up to the Senate now to vote on a way to avoid a lapse in appropriations Friday, when the current continuing resolution ends. It’s not exactly a route…

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House Democrats press USPS to make bigger commitment on electric vehicles

A coalition of House Democrats is joining the Biden administration in pressing the Postal Service to make a larger commitment to electric delivery vehicles…

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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 reform bill now avoids higher health premiums for other federal employees

The Postal Service’s best shot at a long-term legislative reform in recent years is finally moving ahead in Congress next week.

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