FILE - In this Dec. 16, 2016, file photo, President Barack Obama speaks during a news conference in the briefing room of the White House in Washington. Under mounting pressure to free convicts as a last act, Obama is planning at least one more batch of pardons and commutations before leaving office in two weeks. But don’t expect many famous offenders to make the list. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File)

Obama administration looks back on management successes

Two weeks before President-elect Donald Trump takes office, the Obama administration has highlighted some of the management milestones it’s achieved over…

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White House summit gathers actionable ideas to recruit more diverse federal workforce

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Feds’ bonuses to grow slightly in 2017, after 6-year freeze

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End-of-year budget woes spurring talk of fiscal policy reform

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OMB director ‘disappointed’ by likely continuing resolution

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Congress

Sequestration cuts on horizon for 2017 if Congress doesn’t act

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Rep. Lamar Smith (R-Texas)/APFILE - In this June 7, 2012 file photo,  House Science Committee Chairman Rep. Lamar Smith, R-Texas speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington. Escalating a political fight over global warming, Smith issued subpoenas Wednesday, July 13, 2016, to two Democratic state attorneys general, seeking records about their investigation into whether Exxon Mobil misled investors about global warming. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak, File)

House lawmaker probes OPM on foreign nationals’ involvement in cyber

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Exterior of Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation

FDIC’s cyber posture called into question by auditors, Congress

A technology oversight committee wants the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation to be more transparent when it comes to sharing information on recent…

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Cybersecurity

First-ever cyber workforce strategy aims to grow pipeline of skills

The Office of Management and Budget outlined a series of steps agencies should take to increase the number of people they recruit, train and prepare to…

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DUNS

Senators calling for DATA Act pilot to get ‘back on track’

Members of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee sent a letter to OMB Director Shaun Donovan asking for information on how the agency is going to adjust its pilot program so it meets DATA Act requirements ahead of the May 2017 implementation.

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