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Court orders halt to federal contractor vaccine mandate in 3 states

The injunction applies only to federal contracts in Kentucky, Ohio and Tennessee, but is the first court decision among numerous lawsuits challenging the mandate.

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The Marine Corps has not granted any religious exemptions to COVID-19 vaccine

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Why the new DHS cyber talent management system was nearly 7 years in the making

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Agencies should delay toughest penalties for unvaccinated federal employees, Biden administration says

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Survey: Paid time off use in 2021 among the federal community

Federal News Network is conducting a survey to get a look at the use of paid time off in the federal community during the last year.

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VA AI strategy outlines data, workforce investments needed to improve veteran care

The Department of Veterans Affairs is testing whether artificial intelligence can assist clinicians in reviewing medical images, help veterans find services online and empower the agency to proactively reach out to patients about their mental health.

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Airmen and guardians will be stuck at current orders until they are vaccinated or exempted

The Air Force announced that starting Nov. 29 unvaccinated airmen will not be able to proceed to existing permanent change of station orders and will not be eligible for future orders unless they get an approved medical or religious accommodation.

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Navy turns heads by giving Huntington Ingalls a pass on COVID mandate

The move exempts tens of thousands of federal contractors from the federal vaccine mandate.

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Executive Briefing Series: Health Care Innovation

In this exclusive executive briefing, executives will discuss their approach to whole-person health care.

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Pentagon considers incentives to get companies to CMMC 2.0 early

The Pentagon is considering profit incentives and source selection criteria to get defense contractors to up their cybersecurity game before CMMC 2.0 becomes a reality.

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An unresolved question: Can contractors contribute to candidates' super PACs?

Where can contractors contribute politically, and where can they not? Bloomberg Government senior editor Ken Doyle has been following this question closely, and joined Federal Drive with Tom Temin to discuss.

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DHS, DoD look to develop repeatable, flexible 5G security process for agencies

The new guidance is intended to help agencies nail down the security requirements of their 5G applications, whether in a hospital or a remote military base.

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Federal appeals court upholds USPS regulator's decision to allow higher mail rates

A three-judge panel with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit found the Postal Regulatory Commission struck a careful balance last year when it allowed USPS to set mail rates higher than the pace of inflation.

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The Marine Corps has not granted any religious exemptions to COVID-19 vaccine

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Pentagon considers incentives to get companies to CMMC 2.0 early

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Why the new DHS cyber talent management system was nearly 7 years in the making

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