Marybeth Head

Biden memo enhances independence of federal scientists from political appointees

The executive action raises the profile of senior career officials at scientific agencies, seeks to increase transparency around agency research and regulations…

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WH science and tech policy office updates National Computing Strategy Initiative

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Jerrold Nadler, Carolyn Maloney

Congresswoman sues Commerce, DOJ over citizenship question on 2020 Census

In today’s Federal Newscast, as her first official act as chairwoman of the House Oversight and Reform Committee, Representative Carolyn Maloney has filed…

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FILE - This March 6, 2016, photo provided by the U.S. Navy, shows the Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Antietam (CG 54) sails in the South China Sea. Taiwan says the U.S. Navy is free to sail through its strait after an American warship did so shortly following warnings from Beijing against foreign interference in its relationship with the island. Commander Clay Doss, a spokesman for the U.S. Navy's Seventh Fleet, said the

More improvements needed to the Navy’s training for driving ships

In today’s Federal Newscast, the Government Accountability Office said there are still some issues with the training of sailors in charge of driving ships.

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Bobby Jucker

OPM is eliminating dozens of occupational series deemed unnecessary

In today’s Federal Newscast, the Office of Personnel Management wants to get rid of nearly 50 occupational series it says are not needed due to the evolution of work.

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