Mark Meadows

President Donald Trump signs the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2020 at Andrews Air Force Base, Md., Friday, Dec. 20, 2019. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

Lawmakers cautiously optimistic about creation of national cyber director

Despite concerns from the White House, leaders of the House Armed Services Committee think they can create the new role.

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Amelia Brust, Federal News NetworkBill Zielinski, Maria Roat, Brendan Johnson, Small Business Administration

GSA’s e-commerce initiative strained by new protests, questions over supply chain risks

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Risk is high that GSA’s latest telecom contract suffers same fate as last two

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Office of Personnel ManagementMargaret Weichert, acting director at the Office of Personnel Management and deputy director for Management at the Office of Management and Budget., holds a challenge coin.

OMB’s Weichert leaving for the private sector

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Bipartisan legislation proposed to end reverse auctions of federal construction projects

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Getty Images/iStockphoto/eskaylimFITARA

GSA, Education, USAID receive ‘As’ on FITARA scorecard

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Lawmakers see paid family leave, more federal interns as viable ideas to improve talent pipeline

As House lawmakers search for ways to help the federal government strengthen its talent pipeline, they find consensus on at least two ideas.

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FILE- This March 11, 2019 file photo, shows the north entrance of the Trump International in Washington D.C. A federal appeals court has ordered the dismissal of a lawsuit accusing President Donald Trump of illegally profiting off the presidency. In a significant legal victory for Trump, a three-judge panel of the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Wednesday, July 10, 2019, overturned a ruling by a federal judge in Maryland who ruled last year that the lawsuit could move forward. (AP Photo/Mark Tenally, File)

House Democrats press GSA or its watchdog to audit Trump Hotel lease

“We don’t know whether we’re getting a damn penny out of this thing or not,” Rep. Peter DeFazio (D-Ore.) said at Wednesday’s subcommittee hearing.

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AP/Cliff OwenRep. Gerry Connolly, D-Va., addresses the Atlantic Council's

FedRAMP, MGT Act reforms on Rep. Connolly’s radar after August recess

Rep. Gerry Connolly (D-Va.) warns that many IT modernization fixes passed already by lawmakers still aren’t working as planned.

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