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Here’s one element of good government the political appointees often overlook

One of the best things a politically appointed agency head can do, but too often he or she does not, is what this guest will address. The Federal Drive…

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Biden Manufacturing

What exactly should federal policy be when it comes to integrated circuits?

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Data analysis raises alarms over spending on critical technologies

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Joe Manchin

It’s practically official: Brace for the next continuing resolution

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FILE - The U.S. Capitol building is seen before sunrise on Capitol Hill in Washington, Monday, March. 21, 2022. With an urgent funding request stuck in Congress, the Health Resources and Services Administration says it can no longer cover medical bills for COVID tests and treatments for uninsured people and will stop taking claims at midnight Tuesday. (AP Photo/Gemunu Amarasinghe, File)

The worsening Ukraine situation causes Congress to reexamine the defense budget

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FILE - In this Friday, May 10, 2019 file photo, A container ship is unloaded at the Virginia International Gateway terminal in Norfolk, Va.  Defying fears and predictions, the American job market is still shrugging off President Donald Trump’s trade wars. Employers added an impressive 266,000 jobs in November, and unemployment returned to a 50-year low 3.5% _ all at a time when the Trump administration is engaged in a bruising trade war with China while fighting other U.S. trading partners as well. (AP Photo/Steve Helber, File)

Ideas for how the government can work with industry to revive U.S. manufacturing

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LinkedinJason Oxman, Information technology Industry Council

Why industry supports the government’s $110 billion bet on technology R&D

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Lawmakers tee up legislation to push DoD, prime contractors on supply chain vulnerabilities

New legislation could push the Defense Department and prime contractors to better understand supply chain vulnerabilities in the wake of COVID-19.

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Julie Swann, North Carolina State University industrial and systems engineering professor

What might happen if Congress goes along with the Biden administration’s plan for $100 billion in research money

The National Science Foundation would get an extra $50 billion under a Biden administration proposal that would establish a technology directorate and…

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