Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee

Chairman Sen. Gary Peters, D-Mich., speaks during a Senate Governmental Affairs Committee hybrid nominations hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, April 22, 2021, to consider the nominees for Postal Service Governors Anton Hajjar, Amber McReynolds, and Ronald Stroman, along with Kiran Ahuja, the nominee to be Office of Personnel Management Director. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

After years of historic absences, Biden’s MSPB nominees face their first test

Senators on both sides of the aisle agreed the president’s nominees for the Merit Systems Protection Board are experienced, and they expressed a desire…

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(AP Photo/Elise Amendola)FILE- In this June 19, 2017, file photo, a person types on a laptop keyboard in North Andover, Mass.  A new report by a global media consortium that expands the known target list of the Israeli hacker-for-hire firm NSO Group’s military-grade spyware provoked alarm Monday, July 19, 2021,  among human rights and press freedom activists. They decried the near-complete absence of regulation of commercial surveillance tools.   (AP Photo/Elise Amendola, File)

When it come to defending against Chinese cyber espionage, agencies are a step behind

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(Getty Images/iStockphoto/demaerre)Female doctor holding a piggy bank: health insurance, medical expenses and tax concept

Postal reform bill could raise health premiums for federal workers, employee group warns

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(Greg Nash/Pool via AP)Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., listens during a Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee hearing to examine an update from Federal officials on efforts to combat COVID-19 on Tuesday, May 11, 2021, on Capitol Hill, in Washington. (Greg Nash/Pool via AP)

Congress makes government overlap, duplication problems worse, senator says

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Anton Hajjar, Amber McReynolds, Ronald Stroman, Kiran Ahuja

Senate committee advances Ahuja’s nomination for OPM director

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(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)Kiran Ahuja, the nominee to be Office of Personnel Management Director, appears before a Senate Governmental Affairs Committee hybrid nominations hearing on Capitol Hill, Thursday, April 22, 2021, in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

Ahuja vows to bring stable leadership to OPM after years of turnover at the top

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(Joshua Roberts/Pool via AP)Alejandro Mayorkas, nominee to be Secretary of Homeland Security, testifies in Washington

White House reviewing National Cyber Director role as Congress presses for governmentwide leadership

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(AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)Shalanda Young testifies during a Senate Budget Committee hearing to examine her nomination to be Deputy Director of the Office of Management and Budget on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, March 2, 2021. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

OMB nominees pledge to break down federal hiring barriers

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Agency progress stalls on key high-risk list challenges, GAO says

Federal human capital challenges are the root cause behind two-thirds of the broad topics on the Government Accountability Office’s biennial high-risk…

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The Senate has never truly supported IT modernization and here’s what has to change

New chairmen and ranking members of the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Financial Services and General Government and the Homeland Security and Governmental…

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Senate to get on the IT modernization bandwagon?

A draft manager’s amendment obtained by Federal News Network shows the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee also includes $650 million for CISA and $200 million for the USDS.

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