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What a great time to be a member of the Election Assistance Commission

The Election Assistance Commission makes sure people have the help they need to vote.

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National Guard personnel under Title 32 duty status, in which the federal government funds 100% of the cost for the troops. Over 28,000 activated National Guard troops are helping state and local governments with: 🔹 Logistical support in warehouses to support food distribution 🔹 Medical screening and testing 🔹 Supporting correctional facilities Learn more about this and other types of federal support for COVID-19 response:

Meet the guy who makes sure FEMA arrives at a disaster fully prepared

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An influential Congressional staffer is now a NAPA fellow

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Meet the legislative branch diversity officer who’s the latest NAPA fellow

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A page holds copies of the Inflation Reduction Act, inside an elevator inside the Capitol, Wednesday, Sept. 7, 2022, in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

A program to foster intergovernmental cooperation points to some one-year accomplishments

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How agencies can be more agile in the rules-driven business of rule-making

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FILE - In this Feb. 8, 2021, file photo, Victor Villegas, 78, right, receives a COVID-19 vaccine shot from a health care worker at a vaccination site in the Mission district of San Francisco. As Newsom faces a likely recall, Latino advocates say engaging their communities and providing a more robust response to the pandemic could be keys to his survival. (AP Photo/Haven Daley, File)

In the pandemic, federal, state and local government responses weren’t always aligned

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Data will be key to building national cyber workforce strategy, officials say

A new report says the Office of the National Cyber Director should lead a government-wide cybersecurity workforce strategy.

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FILE - In this Sept. 13, 2016, file photo, a sign welcomes visitors at the entrance to the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy in Kings Point, N.Y. Seven suspended men's soccer players at the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy will face campus disciplinary hearings over allegations of sexual misconduct, coercion and hazing, according to a federal lawyer. Newsday reported on July 22, 2017, that Assistant U.S. Attorney James H. Knapp said the students were sexually abusive toward a freshman player on the team bus in September 2-17, and they squirted water or urine plus covered several people with food, (AP Photo/Frank Eltman, File)

The Merchant Marine Academy confronts an urgent need to modernize itself

The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy produces the nation’s trained and licensed maritime shipping workforce.

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FILE - In this Sept. 16, 2015, file photo, beachgoers keep an eye on the seals swimming at Coast Guard Beach in North Eastham, Mass. Stephen Leatherman, a coastal scientist and professor at Florida International University, has been drafting a list of the best beaches in the U.S. under the alias

How the Merchant Marine Academy can get past the sexual assault problem at sea and everywhere else

The National Academy of Public Administration led a detailed review of the sexual assault and sexual harassment problems at the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy.

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