Sammies 2021 finalists announced for outstanding federal service

One good thing about the last year’s seemingly endless crisis is the opportunity to render outstanding public service.

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Senators growing frustrated with SSA’s closed offices, pandemic workarounds

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The DEA keeps an eye on a problem that predated the pandemic, and will be here long after

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Lawmakers ask FEMA how to avoid future communication breakdowns during disasters

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Committee to reform House is off to a running start in the 117th Congress

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Plans, like for disaster response, are great only if you can carry them out

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Nonprofit recommends amending Stafford Act to include FEMA in pandemic, cyber incident response

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Federal contractors warned to prepare for stricter oversight with new administration

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The yearlong pandemic situation has pressure-tested the governmental custom experience

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Even federal contractors have something to like in the latest big spending bill

So far in the big stimulus bill, contractors got an extension of section 3610, which gives them a sort of ongoing protection from the pandemic.

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Former Gov. Jennifer Granholm, D-Mich., testifies before the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee during a hearing to examine her nomination to be Secretary of Energy, Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2021 on Capitol Hill in Washington. (Graeme Jennings/Pool via AP)

Energy Department restarting loan program for clean power

In today’s Federal Newscast, in one of her first moves as Energy Secretary, Jennifer Granholm is reviving one of the agency’s largest loan programs for clean energy.

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