FILE - This April 19, 2019 file photo shows a sign for the Department of Defense at the Pentagon in Washington. The Biden administration’s nominee for top Pentagon policy adviser was met with sharp criticism from Republicans on the Senate Armed Services Committee Thursday, including accusations that he has been too partisan to be confirmed for the job. Colin Kahl, who served as national security adviser to then-Vice President Joe Biden during the Obama administration, faced repeated questions on his previous support for the Iran nuclear deal and how he would approach that issue now. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

Report: DoD’s lack of movement on modernization efforts could come back to haunt it

In today’s Federal Newscast, a new report from the American Enterprise Institute says the Pentagon has been punting its responsibilities in the past.

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Agencies slightly improve customer experience, but still behind the private sector

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Alabama civil rights national monuments get permanent superintendent

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GAO: National park and forest employees left without adequate safety plans

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USS John S. McCain back at sea after 2017 collision

In today’s Federal Newscast, a long series of repairs and upgrades, the Japan-based destroyer now undergoing a series of at-sea tests and training.

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(AP Photo/Mike Groll)FILE - This April 22, 2014, file photo shows an employment application form on a table during a job fair at Columbia-Greene Community College in Hudson, N.Y.  The Labor Department said Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017,  that 244,000 Americans applied for jobless aid last week, up by 6,000 from the previous week.(AP Photo/Mike Groll, File)

Agencies find higher quality candidates under new Digital Service, OPM hiring pilot

The U.S. Digital Service said it sees promise in a new hiring pilot designed to better find and screen candidates who are truly qualified for the job,…

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In this May 18, 2017, photo, Nathan Singletary, 67, a social worker for 40 years, fills out paperwork at the AARP Foundation in Harrisburg, Pa. Singletary is beyond the traditional retirement age, but he’s only just beginning a new career - helping other low-income, unemployed Americans over age 55 find jobs. Singletary got his job through the half-century-old Senior Community Service Employment Program, a training and placement program underwritten by taxpayers aimed at putting older Americans back into the workforce. (AP Photo/Laurie Kellman)

NTEU says bar set too high in proving age discrimination

In today’s Federal Newscast, the National Treasury Employees Union wants the Supreme Court to reverse a lower court’s decision on age discrimination in the federal workforce.

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