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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Partnership announces Service to America Medals finalists

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Prioritizing Federal Personnel: Policy Priorities for the Executive and Legislature

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Years of workforce losses at federal scientific agencies spark bipartisan concern

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(AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)FILE - In this Thursday, Sept. 29, 2016, file photo, Deputy Secretary of State Antony Blinken testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing on Syria. Blinken is the leading contender to become President-elect Joe Biden's nominee for secretary of state, according to multiple people familiar with the Biden team's planning. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana, File)

State Dept seeks to overcome ‘stunning loss of expertise’ from Trump hiring freeze

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Lack of transition support from OPM raises concerns the agency has become politicized

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(AP Photo/Julio Cortez)Melania Trump, Donald Trump, Joe Biden

Lawmakers seem to agree the Presidential Transition Act could use some work

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Biden facing some pushback for Defense secretary pick

In today’s Federal Newscast, the chairman of the House Armed Services Committee has questions about his fellow Democrat’s choice to lead the Pentagon.

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COVID-19 reshaped how federal employees work — but will it last?

Despite longstanding technology challenges with legacy IT and challenges recruiting and hiring in-demand talent, agencies under the pandemic have reshaped…

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Congress, employee groups ramp up pressure to block Schedule F executive order

House Democrats, good government groups and federal employee associations are urging congressional appropriators to include language blocking the president’s Schedule F executive order in the next spending bill.

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