Congress hints, Postal Service reform might be a real possibility this year

Even as it debates a trillion here and a trillion there, Congress hasn’t overlooked some of the close-to-home issues like federal pay.

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More than 80% of military installations have eased COVID restrictions

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. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)FILE - In this May 22, 2020, file photo the Dome of the U.S. Capitol Building is visible through heavy fog in Washington. New virus relief will have to wait until after the November election. Congress is past the point at which it can deliver more coronavirus aid soon, with differences between House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Senate Republicans and President Donald Trump proving insurmountable. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)

Biden to outline ‘American Family Plan’ at address to joint session of Congress

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White House announces nominations for leadership roles at DEA, Army, and others

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(AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)FILE - This March 27, 2008, file photo, shows the Pentagon in Washington. Defense officials say the Pentagon will sweep away Trump-era policies that largely banned transgender people from serving in the military and will issue new rules that broaden their access to medical care and gender transition. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak, File)

$715B defense budget takes flak from left and right

The Biden administration’s proposal puts money in naval power and gamechanging technologies.

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Robin Carnahan will be nominated to be the next GSA administrator. (Photo courtesy GSA)

Biden to nominate another Missouri native to lead GSA

Robin Carnahan, former Secretary of State of Missouri and founder of GSA’s 18F’s consulting practice, would replace Emily Murphy as administrator.

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Cabinet secretaries get their marching orders on the White House’s Buy American initiative

In today’s Federal Newscast, President Joe Biden told Cabinet secretaries to take a “hard look at their agency’s spending” to make sure they are meeting the goals of his January Buy American executive order.

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