(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)President Joe Biden, accompanied by from left, Council of Economic Advisers chairwoman Cecilia Rouse, National Economic Council director Brian Deese, Vice President Kamala Harris, Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen and Office of Management and Budget acting director Shalanda Young, speaks as he gets his weekly economic briefing in the Oval Office of the White House, Friday, April 9, 2021, in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

Civilian agencies would see a 16% spending boost under Biden’s 2022 budget

Nearly all civilian agencies would see double-digit spending increases next year, according to the Biden administration’s 2022 budget request, which officials…

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Former NIST director is busy promoting research funded by both government and industry

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NASA, National Science Foundation cozy up in a little scientific kumbaya

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NSF develops predictive model to flag improper payments in grants

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Pandemic board gets first permanent chair after Trump’s watchdog shakeup

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CFO Council developing ‘workforce of tomorrow’ strategic plan

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New NSF appointee looking to hit the ground running

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NSF had secure telework down to a science years ago

The 1,600 employees of the National Science Foundation started working from home in March – a familiar story to so many across the country. But NSF might…

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Clarence Shields, an Army veteran, pickets with a small group of activists from the American Federation of Government Employees local 424 and the National Association of Government Employees local R3-19 during the coronavirus pandemic, outside the Baltimore VA Medical Center, Wednesday, April 22, 2020, in Baltimore. The Department of Veterans Affairs is struggling with shortages of workers at its health care facilities as it cares for veterans infected with the novel coronavirus. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

Thousands impacted as coronavirus takes toll on veterans, VA staff

In today’s Federal Newscast, the Department of Veterans Affairs is dealing with the pandemic crisis among veterans and the workers treating them.

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Army investing in 5G switches that will save energy

The new technology could be 50 times more energy efficient.

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