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IRS plans pivot to Login.gov, lets users create online accounts without facial recognition

The IRS, after weeks of pushback from Congress and the public, is now allowing taxpayers to sign up for an online account without the use of any biometric…

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Citing ‘unnecessarily complex’ coronavirus guidance, senators seek more assurances from OPM

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Bill would pluck ‘low hanging fruit’ from federal real property portfolio

Public-private leasing and compiling a comprehensive database of government facilities are part of a handful of bills aimed at managing federal real property.

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Senate Dems. call for service-contracting cap, but industry cries foul

A group of 26 Democratic senators wrote last week to Defense Secretary Leon Panetta urging the Pentagon to lift an “arbitrary” cap on DoD’s civilian workforce,…

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Senators fight DoD hiring freeze

Democratic Senators, led by Barbara Mikulski (D-Md.), say Panetta\’s plan breaks the law.

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