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Why federal contractors are poring over the new national cyber strategy

The Biden administration’s national cyber strategy, which came out last week, puts a lot of responsibility on industry. It has a hefty rule-making and…

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Role of OIRA, compliance with 508 requirements highlight lawmakers’ focus on IT modernization in 2023

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Biden’s pick for OPM deputy director addresses concerns about federal hiring, retirement processing

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

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OMB memo directs agencies to study federal customer experience barriers

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(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)FILE- In this March 30, 2019, file photo the Dome of the U.S. Capitol Building is visible as cherry blossom trees bloom on the West Lawn in Washington. On Wednesday, April 10, the Treasury Department releases federal budget data for March. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)

Questions on whether federal rulemaking takes in comments from everyone affected

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CDO Council sees administration’s equity goals increase demand for data

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A man wearing a mask walks past posters encouraging participation in the 2020 Census, Wednesday, April 1, 2020, in Seattle's Capitol Hill neighborhood. Wednesday is Census Day, the date used to reference where a person lives for the once-a-decade count, as the U.S. is almost paralyzed by the spread of the novel coronavirus, but census officials vowed the job would be completed by its year-end deadline. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

Census Bureau receives ’emergency’ approval to conduct pandemic survey

The Census Bureau’s efforts to get a snapshot of conditions under the pandemic comes a few weeks after calls for Congress to fund a “robust data infrastructure”…

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FILE - This Aug. 1, 2017, file photo, shows a call log displayed via an AT&T app on a cellphone in Orlando, Fla. New tools are coming to help fight robocall scams, but don’t expect unwanted calls to disappear. (AP Photo/John Raoux, File)

New year, new ways for scammers to impersonate federal agencies

In today’s Federal Newscast, fraudsters expanded their tactics to kick off 2020 and the Social Security Administration continues to be a top target.

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OIRA looking beyond ‘low-hanging fruit’ under 2-for-1 regulation rollback

Acting OIRA Administrator Paul Ray said OIRA has seen “tremendous success” with the so-called “two-for-one” executive order.

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