DOJ could start looking closer at cybersecurity fraud on government technology providers

In today’s Federal Newscast, officials at the Justice Department are sending a warning to government contractors, they will be turning up the False Claims…

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USPS biometrics program leans on its biggest asset: A post office in every neighborhood

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FILE - In this July 31, 2020, file photo, letter carriers load mail trucks for deliveries at a U.S. Postal Service facility in McLean, Va. A U.S. judge on Thursday, Sept. 17, 2020, blocked controversial Postal Service changes that have slowed mail nationwide. The judge called them

USPS ‘hopeful’ freedom to set higher mail rates will increase revenue

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(AP Photo/Julio Cortez)A mailbox sits outside a U.S. Post Office building, Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2020, in the Susquehanna Township section of Harrisburg, Pa. U.S. Postal Service inspectors found just 13 ballots during an Election Day sweep of processing centers ordered by a federal judge, all of them in Pennsylvania. Court documents filed Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2020, say the ballots were then expedited for delivery to local election offices.  (AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File)

USPS offers Congress, Biden administration a shot at long-term postal reform

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Postal workers attend customers at the Flagler Station post office, Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2020, in Miami. The pandemic has pushed the Postal Service into a central role in the 2020 elections, with tens of millions of people expected to vote by mail rather than in-person. At the same time, Trump has acknowledged he is withholding emergency aid from the service to make it harder to process mail-in ballots, as his election campaign legally challenges mail voting procedures in key states. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)

USPS teams up with FBI to provide biometrics at 100 post offices

The Postal Service is looking to make the most of its massive delivery network by expanding its portfolio of services to include biometrics and geospatial…

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FILE - In this Monday, Aug. 24, 2020, file photo, Postmaster General Louis DeJoy is sworn in before testifying during a House Oversight and Reform Committee hearing on the Postal Service on Capitol Hill in Washington. The U.S. Postal Service agreed Wednesday, Oct. 14, to reverse changes that slowed mail service nationwide, settling a lawsuit filed by Montana Gov. Steve Bullock during a pandemic that is expected to force many more people to vote by mail. (Tom Williams/Pool Photo via AP, File)

Federal judge orders USPS to tell employees operational changes remain blocked

The federal judge’s order requires USPS to let employees know that late and extra trips will be approved “to the maximum extent necessary to increase…

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USPS delivers 100M mail-in ballots, authorizes ‘extraordinary measures’ to local management

The Postal Service has already handled 523 million pieces of election mail — including 100 million ballots — and those figures will continue to climb in the final days leading up the election.

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