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One side of House trying to finish 2025 appropriations package early

You probably can’t expect regular order when it comes to 2025 appropriations. One half of the House is working to wrap up work on federal funding early.

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Senators delay federal telework bill to consider adding work-from-home supervision

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Senate bill aims to set more federal telework reporting requirements

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AppSec, software, AI

When it comes to federal software priorities, efficiency is the name of the game

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Colleen Shogan

Biden’s pick to lead NARA eyes veterans’ request backlog, agency digitization deadline

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FILE - In this June 17, 2016 file photo, U.S. Sen. James Lankford, R-Okla., speaks to the new Oklahoma Highway Patrol Officers during their graduation ceremony in Edmond, Okla. Lankford and Oklahoma's four incumbent GOP U.S. House members who face challengers in this year's general election all have massive fundraising advantages and are heavy favorites in next month's general election. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki, File)

Senate legislation seeks to expand early-career pipeline for federal service

The Senate’s Inspired to Serve Hiring Improvements Act would add flexibility for recruiting college graduates, along with lengthening temporary employee…

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Chairman Sen. Gary Peters, D-Mich., speaks during a Senate Governmental Affairs Committee hybrid nominations hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, April 22, 2021, to consider the nominees for Postal Service Governors Anton Hajjar, Amber McReynolds, and Ronald Stroman, along with Kiran Ahuja, the nominee to be Office of Personnel Management Director. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

Senators looking to pass comprehensive cyber bill

In today’s Federal Newscast, the Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee is set to consider a bill combining incident reporting requirements…

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

Senate report advocates FISMA reforms after finding slow progress on agency cybersecurity

A Senate report makes the case for reforms to the law governing federal cyber standards after multiple agencies made “minimal progress” on security standards.

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