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(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)FILE - This March 27, 2020 file photo shows the signature of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., on the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act after it passed in the House on Capitol Hill in Washington. Since the pandemic began, Congress has set aside trillions of dollars to ease the crisis. A joint KHN and Associated Press investigation finds that many communities with big outbreaks have spent little of that federal money on local public health departments for work such as testing and contact tracing. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)

GAO: CARES Act provision keeping contractors afloat during pandemic showed great success

In today’s Federal Newscast, the provision in the CARES Act that lets agencies reimburse contractors who can’t work because of the pandemic was an overwhelming…

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(AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)The General Services Administration (GSA) building is seen, Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2020, in Washington. General Service Administrator Emily Murphy, the head of the obscure federal government agency that is holding up Joe Biden's presidential transition, appeared to know she might be facing a messy situation after the votes came in. Prior to Nov. 3, Emily Murphy, the head of the General Services Administration, held a Zoom call with Dave Barram, 77, a man who was in her shoes 20 years earlier during the contested 2000 election between George W. Bush and Al Gore. Barram said he advised her to

GSA earns top marks under FITARA 12 scorecard

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123 service members killed in training vehicle accidents over 10 years, GAO review says

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GAO focused on upskilling workforce to handle ‘audits of tomorrow’

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Climate change and the TSP… it’s complicated

The agency that manages the Thrift Savings Plan is fielding a growing number of concerns about the financial risks of climate change.

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Working through the pandemic — how great was that!

In the first post-pandemic best places to workings, feds give agencies high marks for handling the crisis.

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VHA’s pandemic supply chain demand compounded by longstanding issues

Federal Drive with Tom Temin got the latest from Shelby Oakley, the director of contracting and national security acquisitions at the Government Accountability Office.

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