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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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Agencies adding more resources — and people — to power DEIA initiatives

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The National Science Foundation’s newest engineer believes in the power of her profession

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Data quality, framework, accessibility are key to implementing emerging technologies

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CFO Council plans to close workforce gaps in the short, long terms

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AP/Andrew HarnikFILE - In this July 24, 2019 file photo Rep. Ted Lieu, D-Calif., asks questions to former special counsel Robert Mueller, as he testifies before the House Judiciary Committee hearing on his report on Russian election interference, on Capitol Hill, in Washington. Lieu an immigrant from Taiwan who is a now a Democratic California congressman has emerged as one of the most confrontational voices against President Donald Trump and his immigration policies. He hopes to use his enhanced profile and aggressive stances to help defeat Trump next year. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)

These bills would add new responsibilities to agencies, contemplate relocations

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(AP Photo/Wayne Partlow)Shown is a portion of a Small Business Administration Paycheck Protection Program Borrower Application Form, Tuesday, April 21, 2020 in Washington. The Paycheck Protection was supposed to be a lifeline for small businesses, helping them stay afloat and keep their employees on the payroll during the coronavirus pandemic. But guidelines from the Small Business Administration say that businesses are ineligible if someone who owns at least 20 percent of the company is incarcerated, under indictment, on probation or parole or had been convicted of a felony within the last five years. Ineligible would-be applicants and advocates say the restrictions are a slap in the face for those who have served their time, especially from an administration that has trumpeted second chances. (AP Photo/Wayne Partlow)

SBA says goodbye to its largest program ever

In today’s Federal Newscast, the Paycheck Protection Program, a feature of the 2020 legislation to help the country in the pandemic, has ended.

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DoD comptroller, Defense Logistics Agency setting unattended bots in motion

The Defense Logistics Agency is taking a major step forward in the adoption of robotic process automation, with nearly 100 unattended automations already…

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National Science Foundation looking for a few good ideas for a whole new network

It might be time for a whole new type of computer and communications network, one that’s more resilient and more resistant to cybersecurity threats than networks as we know them today.

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