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COVID relief bill includes provisions to help federal employees

In today’s Federal Newscast, the $1.9 trillion COVID relief package that cleared the House Friday night includes a few key provisions for federal employees.

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Agencies tweak COVID-19 safety plans following Biden’s mask mandate

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Congress is delving deep into some nitty-gritty governmental issues

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The American flag flies outside of the Justice Department building, Thursday, Oct. 8, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

DOJ investigators have mixed reviews of agency’s COVID-19 response, IG says

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One of government’s leading cybersecurity experts weighs in on SolarWinds breach

In today’s Federal Newscast, National Institute of Standards and Technology Fellow Ron Ross has advice for officials knocked off their feet by the recent…

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Pandemic board gets first permanent chair after Trump’s watchdog shakeup

A reshuffling of leadership positions for agency inspectors general will give the Pandemic Response Accountability Committee its first permanent chairman…

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FILE - In this Oct. 15, 2020, file photo, Attorney General William Barr speaks during a roundtable discussion on Operation Legend in St. Louis. Barr has announced he is resigning. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson, File)

Trump says Barr resigning, will leave before Christmas

Attorney General William Barr, one of President Donald Trump’s staunchest allies, is departing amid lingering tension over the president’s baseless claims of election fraud and the investigation into President-elect Joe Biden’s son

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