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(AP Photo/Elise Amendola)FILE- In this June 15, 2018, file photo, twenty dollar bills are counted in North Andover, Mass. Default on your federal student loans and the government can take up to 15 percent of each paycheck to satisfy your debt. The Education Department can also withhold federal benefits like tax returns and Social Security payments. Garnishment is an effective tool to recoup unpaid loans, private collection agencies enlisted by the Education Department took in over $841.6 million  via wage garnishment in the 2018 fiscal year, but it inflicts serious financial strain on borrowers who are already struggling. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola, File)

OMB tells agencies to target the use of special salary rate

Multiple sources tell Federal News Network the Office of Management and Budget told agencies to target specific job classifications like cyber or data…

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Air Force names new CIO

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(U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Sara Hoerichs)Maj. Philip Becker, 8th Airlift Squadron pilot, left, works with 62nd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron Airmen to complete preflight checks at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash., Aug. 6, 2020. The flight was part of Exercise Long Hammer/Rainier War, a week-long exercise designed to evaluate Team McChord’s ability to conduct airlift operations while complying with real-world COVID-19 pandemic countermeasures. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Sara Hoerichs)

CACI wins $5.7 billion award to start privatizing Air Force network management

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USDA, Energy taking a page out of DoD’s IT, cyber playbooks

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‘Data is my new perimeter’: CISOs cope with challenges of remote workforce

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Agencies are launching new reskilling, IT career opportunities in all shapes and sizes

USDA is the latest agency to announce a new training and reskilling opportunity, this time geared for rising IT employees interested in becoming a CIO or CISO.

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