(Leigh Vogel/Pool via AP)Neera Tanden testifies before the Senate Homeland Security and Government Affairs committee on her nomination to become the Director of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), during a hearing Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2021 on Capitol Hill in Washington.  (Leigh Vogel/Pool via AP)

IT modernization is a priority for Biden’s OMB pick, but she acknowledges funding challenges

The president also tapped Pam Coleman, the former personnel director for the state of New Mexico, to serve as the Office of Management and Budget’s point…

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Telework may be the recruitment and retention solution agencies — and Congress — are looking for

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Lankford: Time to ‘reinvent the wheel’ on telework in federal workforce

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House committee clears NDAA with federal paid parental leave fix

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Commission describes dire need for federal recruitment and hiring changes, but will Congress act?

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(AP Photo/John Minchillo)A medical worker wearing a single protective glove and a face mask walks past a line of workers and visitors waiting to be tested for COVID-19, the disease caused by the new coronavirus, at the main entrance to the Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Monday, March 23, 2020, in New York.  (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

Federal employees on frontlines of coronavirus response could get premium pay bumps

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Majority of SSA employees have or will soon begin full-time telework

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Macro photo of tooth wheels with COMPLIANCE, REGULATIONS, STANDARDS, POLICIES and RULES words imprinted on metal surface

OIRA looking beyond ‘low-hanging fruit’ under 2-for-1 regulation rollback

Acting OIRA Administrator Paul Ray said OIRA has seen “tremendous success” with the so-called “two-for-one” executive order.

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Google employees outside its European headquarters in Dublin, Ireland, Thursday Nov. 1, 2018. Hundreds of Google engineers and other workers walked off the job Thursday morning to protest the internet company’s lenient treatment of executives accused of sexual misconduct. Employees were seen staging walkouts at offices in Tokyo, Singapore, London, and Dublin. (Niall Carson/PA via AP)

Skills gaps in the federal workforce starting to have consequences

In today’s Federal Newscast, skills gaps across the federal workforce played a role in nearly half of government’s high-risk areas.

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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)

Sen. Lankford: Yearlong continuing resolution to avert shutdown ‘terrible likelihood’

When it comes to avoiding wasteful spending in government, avoiding government shutdowns stands out as some of the lowest-hanging fruit.

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