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Congress introduces idea to change how COLAs are calculated for federal retirees

In today’s Federal Newscast, House lawmakers want to change how cost-of-living adjustments, or COLAs, are calculated for many federal retirees.

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Inspectors general reflect on career, impact of the late Earl Devaney

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National Science Foundation launches brand new directorate with ambitious goals

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This Feb. 27, 2018, photo shows a seven cubit quantum device is seen at the IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Center in Yorktown Heights, N.Y. Describing the inner workings of a quantum computer isn’t easy, even for top scholars. That’s because the machines process information at the scale of elementary particles such as electrons and photons, where different laws of physics apply. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

A new federal effort to bolster the nation’s expertise in quantum computing

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Working from home, do you actually dress after your shower?

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How 5 federal agencies are handling employee reentry in the new year — for now

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Two National Science Foundation people win a prize for financial innovation

NSF’s financial staff developed an artificial intelligence application called the Financial Obligation Root Cause Explorer, or FORCE. It won the innovation…

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Time for the ‘great resignation?’ Not for the federal government, CHCOs say

Agencies say they’re trying to become more flexible, attract private sector workers looking for a change and retain current federal employees wanting to…

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Senators seek ‘guardrails’ on expanded subpoena power for inspectors general

Agency inspectors general are getting closer to gaining the authority to question former federal employees and contractors as part of their investigations.

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