Ron Wyden

Ron Wyden

Oregon senator urges Biden to fire Social Security IG

Senate Finance Committee Chairman Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) said he’s “lost confidence” in Social Security IG Gail Ennis, and is calling on the president…

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(AP Photo/Susan Walsh)A mailbox is seen in Annapolis, Md., Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2020. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

Two-thirds of USPS rural carriers see significant pay cuts under new system

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IRS plans pivot to Login.gov, lets users create online accounts without facial recognition

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(AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)1040 and instructions

IRS creates ‘surge team’ to address backlog, scraps plan to close tax processing center

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IRS walks away from facial recognition to access online tools after backlash

The IRS will transition away from using facial recognition technology to help taxpayers create online accounts with the agency.

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(Mandel Ngan/Pool via AP)Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., speaks during a Senate Finance Committee hearing on the nomination of Chris Magnus to be the next U.S. Customs and Border Protection commissioner, Tuesday, Oct. 19, 2021 on Capitol Hill in Washington. (Mandel Ngan/Pool via AP)

Senator wants to know what agencies are doing to protect employee cell phones

In today’s Federal Newscast, Senator Ron Wyden wants to know what a handful of agencies are doing to deploy countermeasures and protect employees and critical…

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CISA: No organization in the public or private sector could’ve prevented SolarWinds breach

In today’s Federal Newscast, when it came to the SolarWinds cyber attack, the private sector was in no better shape than the government to stop or block the attack.

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