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(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)A concrete pump frames the Capitol Dome during renovations and repairs to Lower Senate Park on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, May 18, 2021. President Joe Biden hopes to pass a massive national infrastructure plan by this summer but Democrats and Republicans in Congress appear divided over his proposal for $2.3 trillion in spending to upgrade the nation's crumbling infrastructure. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

What Congress is considering for your agency in the week ahead

Nothing has quite jelled enough to be headed to the president’s desk for signing, but many bills concerning federal agencies and their operations are simmering…

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No printing from home? Agencies unaccustomed to telework navigate culture change

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This Sept. 18, 2019, photo shows the view of the U.S. Capitol building from the Washington Monument in Washington. The federal deficit for the 2019 budget year is expected to have soared to near $1 trillion, up more than $200 billion from last year and the largest such gap in seven years. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

Ups, downs and other major highlights from Trump’s 2021 budget request

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Agencies facing reorganization, relocation suffer major drops on Best Places to Work rankings

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Trump admin. looking to make it easier for federal employees to stop paying union dues

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House lawmakers probe facial recognition programs following CBP contractor data breach

A top Customs and Border Protection official said an investigation into a subcontractor’s handling of images taken of travelers crossing the U.S.-Mexico…

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At the Secret Service, improving engagement starts with employees, and extends to their families

In a years-long quest to improve morale, the Secret Service has found recent investments in its workforce, and their employees’ families, are starting…

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FILE- In this Jan. 30, 2018, file photo President Donald Trump's motorcade drives to the U.S. Capitol in Washington, where he will deliver his first State of the Union. The State of the Union address puts the president, his Cabinet, members of Congress, military leaders, top diplomats and Supreme Court justices all in the same place at the same time for all the world to see. Protecting everyone requires months of planning and coordination involving multiple law enforcement agencies, led by the U.S. Secret Service. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File)

Secret Service making progress to correct training failures after WH intruder

A 2014 incident in which a crazed person jumped over the fence and ran deep into the White House exposed what a review panel later termed catastrophic failures in training at the Secret Service.

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