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(AP Photo/J. Scott ApplewhiteFILE - In this Aug. 3, 2020, file photo dark clouds and heavy rain sweep over the U.S. Capitol in Washington. At least a government shutdown is off the table. But as lawmakers straggle back to Washington for an abbreviated pre-election session, hopes are fading for a pandemic relief bill, or much else. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)

House Modernization Committee issues last round of recommendations

The House Modernization Committee has passed its final round of recommendations before its term expires at the end of this session of Congress. The committee…

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House Modernization Committee approves continuity of operations recommendations

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Rep. Karen Bass, D-Calif., left, speaks with Rep. Louie Gohmert, R-Texas, during a House Judiciary Committee markup of the Justice in Policing Act of 2020 on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, June 17, 2020. (Sarah Silbiger/Pool via AP)

Will the coronavirus be the push Congress needs to modernize long-standing inefficiencies?

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A workman walks through the empty corridors of the Dirksen Senate Office Building on Capitol Hill as lawmakers negotiate on the emergency coronavirus response legislation, in Washington, Wednesday, March 18, 2020. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Modernization committee leaders weigh in on continuity of operations, reopening

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House Modernization Committee recommends bringing back Office of Technology Assessment

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Rep. Quigley: 2,500 documents about FBI HQ are just the ‘beginning’ of investigation

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Federal Labor Relations Board ending relations with its labor union

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Voice of America fires 15 staffers for accepting bribes from a foreign official

The Voice of America has fired or proposed to terminate 15 individuals following investigations that found the individuals had accepted improper payments…

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Congress so far silent on civilian federal employee 2018 pay raise

The House Appropriations Financial Services and General Government Subcommittee stayed quiet on federal pay in its 2018 bill. Without action from Congress,…

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