Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee

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Whistleblower protection legislation stalls amid congressional chaos

Whistleblower protection legislation often has bipartisan support. Yet it seems to take forever. A bill to extend federal protections to contractors was…

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Labor’s Bafundo assumes new role with TMF program management office

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Bill roundup: Committee OKs Border Patrol pay raise, CBP hiring, permanent federal firefighter raise

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Agency efforts to cut redundant programs save $600B over 13 years, GAO says

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Time to turn the government’s tech startup into a grown up

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New bill would mandate legacy IT inventories, modernization plans

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‘Long-overdue’ USPS reform bill set to save agency $50B over decade passes House

A long-awaited reform bill that would save the Postal Service about $50 billion over the next decade took a major step forward in Congress.

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(AP Photo/Eric Gay)FILE - Border Patrol agents hold a news conference prior to a media tour of a new U.S. Customs and Border Protection temporary facility near the Donna International Bridge in Donna, Texas, May 2, 2019. A special Customs and Border Protection unit used sensitive government databases intended to track terrorists to investigate as many as 20 U.S.-based journalists, including a Pulitzer Prize-winning Associated Press reporter, according to a federal watchdog. (AP Photo/Eric Gay, File)

Senators warn USPS, CBP fall short on legislation to stop opioids in the mail

Two senators remain concerned these agencies haven’t done more to tighten the flow of drugs, such as fentanyl, from coming into the United States, despite…

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(Mandel Ngan/Pool via AP)FILE - In this May 13, 2021, file photo, Rob Portman, R-Ohio, speaks during a Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee on unaccompanied minors at the southern border, on Capitol Hill in Washington. Portman announced earlier this year that he would not run again. The Senate primary in Ohio is still a year away, but Republican contenders already are working furiously to cast themselves as Trump's favorite in the open race. (Mandel Ngan/Pool via AP, File)

Senators see room in FedRAMP bill to address supply chain security threats

The team overseeing FedRAMP is urging lawmakers against supporting legislation that would restrict their flexibility in responding to emerging threats. 

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