FILE - In this Sept. 21, 2017, file photo, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Building is shown in Washington. The Trump administration has completed action on one of its biggest remaining rollbacks of public health and environmental rules. EPA administrator Andrew Wheeler has wrapped up what he calls a transparency rule. The change could bar the agency from considering the findings of public-health studies unless the studies' raw data is made public. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File)

Former EPA leaders want Congress to help restore federal scientific workforce

In today’s Federal Newscast, former administrators from the Environmental Protection Agency are encouraging Congress to help EPA rebuild its cadre of scientific…

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John Teeter

John Teeter: Change of scenery for your CISO might lead to better cybersecurity

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Emily Kopp

Emily Kopp: Your agency’s CISO might wind up in the legal office instead of the IT shop

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HealthCare.gov contractors point fingers at CMS for site bottlenecks

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DoE restructures management offices to cut waste, improve security

The Department of Energy detailed to House lawmakers Wednesday its plans to create a new undersecretary for management and performance and expand its undersecretary…

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GOP lawmakers urge Obama to drop cyber executive order

Republican lawmakers in the House and Senate wrote to President Barack Obama urging him to not issue an executive order setting voluntary cybersecurity…

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NIH director voices concerns about sequestration

National Institutes of Health Director Francis
Collins and members of the House Energy and
Commerce Committee subcommittee on Health
shared concern about effects of potential
sequestration on the agency, specifically in
the area of funding grants.

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