Montana TikTok Ban

It’s out, a procurement rule banning contractors from using TikTok

The Federal Acquisition Regulation Council earlier this month issued something the procurement community had been expecting. An interim rule that bans…

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(AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)Congress,

Congress has a decidedly nuts-and-bolts week

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After the Huawei and ZTE bans, what’s next for China trade policy

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Mark Warner, Marco Rubio

A bipartisan Senate push to tamp down at least one threat from China

Two senators from opposite parties recently urged the Federal Trade Commission to investigate the phenomenon of TikTok.

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Miguel Cardona

Biden admin. wants more federal employees to qualify for student loan forgiveness

In today’s Federal Newscast, new proposal from the Department of Education is aiming to expand student loan relief programs for federal workers.

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Nowhere safe to hide: What online harassment is doing to service members and the military

Social media and text messaging are now a way of life for people in the military — they use the services to keep in contact with friends, for recruiting, to do their jobs, to find like-minded people or just to show their mom what they did today. Those platforms are also wrought with sexual harassment, bullying, hazing and intimidation directed at troops and perpetrated by them. 

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