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Senate committee advances Ahuja’s nomination for OPM director

No Republicans voted to advance the nomination of Kiran Ahuja, the president’s choice to lead the Office of Personnel Management, to the full Senate.

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

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

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

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(Leigh Vogel/Pool via AP)Neera Tanden testifies before the Senate Homeland Security and Government Affairs committee on her nomination to become the Director of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), during a hearing Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2021 on Capitol Hill in Washington.  (Leigh Vogel/Pool via AP)

IT modernization is a priority for Biden’s OMB pick, but she acknowledges funding challenges

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(Bill Clark/Pool via AP)Homeland Security Secretary nominee Alejandro Mayorkas testifies during his confirmation hearing in the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee on Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2021, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (Bill Clark/Pool via AP)

Biden’s DHS pick vows to make employee morale his ‘highest priority’

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Bill Branson

Some agencies are super positive about telework. How long will it last?

Individual agencies have extolled the benefits of telework and are rethinking their workforce policies to evolve with the times. But will the entire federal…

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Telework may be the recruitment and retention solution agencies — and Congress — are looking for

Some agencies have outgrown their formal telework policies in the pandemic, and they’re using full-time remote work arrangements to entice new employees…

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(Shawn Thew/Pool Photo via AP, File)FILE - In this Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2020, file photo, acting Secretary of Homeland Security Chad Wolf is sworn in before the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs committee during his confirmation hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington. A federal judge on Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2020, halted major fee increases for citizenship and other immigration benefits three days before they were to take effect, saying the last two chiefs of the Homeland Security Department, including Wolf, were likely appointed illegally. (Shawn Thew/Pool Photo via AP, File)

DHS may finally get a permanent secretary

In today’s Federal Newscast, a key Senate committee advanced Chad Wolf’s nomination to be permanent homeland security secretary.

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