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Virtual immigration hearings during COVID could have gone better, GAO says

The pandemic created big challenges for the nation’s immigration courts, which are used to doing business in person. Inconsistent policies and a lack…

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In this photo provided by the U.S. Navy, sailors aboard the guided missile destroyer USS Stout handle mooring lines during the ship's return to home port at Naval Station Norfolk, in Norfolk, Va., in this Oct. 12, 2020, photo. The USS Stout showed rust as it returned from the 210-day deployment. The rust was quickly removed and the ship repainted. But the rusty ship and its weary crew underscored the costly toll of deferred maintenance on ships and long deployments on sailors. (Spc. Jason Pastrick/U.S. Navy via AP)

Navy transitioning more than 200K users to new online collaboration platform next week

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Committee to reform House is off to a running start in the 117th Congress

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FOIA officials confront pandemic challenges in meeting records requests

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(Getty Images/iStockphoto/west)The hand of a young woman working at remote work

NSF had secure telework down to a science years ago

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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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Choosing a safe conferencing tool in the era of mass telework

Like other agencies, the National Security Agency is doing more online collaboration these days.

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Agencies find ways to support Congress’ needs remotely

Coronavirus’ closures of government facilities or enforcement of social distancing hasn’t stopped Congress from conducting business.

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21st Century IDEA envisioned a digital government, a pandemic made it happen

Investments in building a digital government have paid dividends for some agencies, and some have sought to expedite modernization projects through funding in the CARES Act.

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