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(AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)The General Services Administration (GSA) building is seen, Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2020, in Washington. General Service Administrator Emily Murphy, the head of the obscure federal government agency that is holding up Joe Biden's presidential transition, appeared to know she might be facing a messy situation after the votes came in. Prior to Nov. 3, Emily Murphy, the head of the General Services Administration, held a Zoom call with Dave Barram, 77, a man who was in her shoes 20 years earlier during the contested 2000 election between George W. Bush and Al Gore. Barram said he advised her to

GSA earns top marks under FITARA 12 scorecard

House Oversight and Reform Subcommittee on Government Operations released the latest agency grades on progress around IT modernization goals.

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Agencies begin setting tentative reentry dates for federal employees

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Biden administration sets mid-July deadline to finalize agency reentry plans

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Time to fix the hangnails of unresolved union negotiations

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Labor relations at the Social Security Administration are going from bad to worse

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(Graeme Jennings/Pool via AP)FILE - In this Feb. 24, 2021 file photo, Rep. Jody Hice, R-Ga., speaks during a House Oversight and Reform Committee hearing on Capitol Hill, in Washington.  Hice, a Tea Party favorite and Trump acolyte, is the first major challenger to Brad Raffensperger since the secretary of state incensed the president by certifying President Joe Biden’s narrow victory in Georgia and disputing Trump’s false allegations of fraud.(Graeme Jennings/Pool via AP)

Updated: Time for federal employees to return to the office, congressman says

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(AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)FILE - In this Jan. 11, 2013 file photo, the Social Security Administration's main campus is seen in Woodlawn, Md. Medicare’s financial problems have gotten worse, and Social Security’s can’t be ignored forever. The government’s annual assessment is a sobering checkup on programs vital to the middle class. The report from program trustees says Medicare will become insolvent in 2026, three years earlier than previously forecast. The report says Social Security will become insolvent in 2034, no change from the projection last year.(AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)

Senators growing frustrated with SSA’s closed offices, pandemic workarounds

The Social Security Administration said it would begin to incrementally bring more staff back to work in person at its field offices, as senators say the…

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Unions: Are they good for public service?

They’re here to stay regardless. It works well when everyone keeps the mission as the North Star.

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Federal IT acquisition and security stuck on High Risk List

Kevin Walsh, a director on the Government Accountability Office’s IT and cybersecurity team, had the latest on GAO’s High Risk List on Federal Drive with Tom Temin. 

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