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IRS walks away from facial recognition to access online tools after backlash

The IRS will transition away from using facial recognition technology to help taxpayers create online accounts with the agency.

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State Department seeks largest hiring surge in a decade under Biden budget

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AP/Andrew HarnikFILE - In this July 24, 2019 file photo Rep. Ted Lieu, D-Calif., asks questions to former special counsel Robert Mueller, as he testifies before the House Judiciary Committee hearing on his report on Russian election interference, on Capitol Hill, in Washington. Lieu an immigrant from Taiwan who is a now a Democratic California congressman has emerged as one of the most confrontational voices against President Donald Trump and his immigration policies. He hopes to use his enhanced profile and aggressive stances to help defeat Trump next year. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)

These bills would add new responsibilities to agencies, contemplate relocations

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House oversight committee approves ‘ban the box’ bill for agencies, contractors

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Rep. Jim Langevin, D-R.I., heads to the House floor on Capitol Hill in Washington Monday, July 26, 2010, to preside over the House after an event celebrating the Americans with Disabilities Act, ADA, in Statuary Hall. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

After White House slashes cyber adviser role, lawmakers move to entrench the position

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Tighter quarters could be coming to your agency

In today’s Federal Newscast, 24 agencies plan to consolidate their office space in the coming years according to the Government Accountability Office.

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Some veterans’ groups still support Shulkin

In today’s Federal Newscast, despite facing recent scrutiny, some veterans organizations still feel Dr. David Shulkin is the best person to run the Veterans…

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NIST lays out roadmap for Internet of Things security

As lawmakers seek a ‘seal of approval’ for the Internet of Things, NIST recently gave federal agencies and private industry a better roadmap to future IoT cybersecurity concerns.

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