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DEIA working group aims for more ‘comprehensive’ IG research

IG offices now have the ability to use a new tagging option when publishing documents to Oversight.gov, to flag reports related to DEIA issues.

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From IT to workforce to CX, agencies must justify their investments decisions in 2024

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USPS expects to raise mail rates again next year, warns it remains in 'financial hole'

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FDA lawyer was instrumental in limits on cigarette marketing

The latest interview in the Federal Drive with Tom Temin's series spotlighting finalists for the 2022 Service to America Medals Program (a.k.a. Sammies) is a lawyer responsible for much of the FDA's regulations around tobacco marketing. Mitchell Zeller recently retired from his role as director of the FDA's Center for Tobacco Products.

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Pentagon advisers want DoD to build out agreements between small and large defense businesses

The Mentor-Protégé Program has been around for 30 years, but still is not a permanent program

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Customs and Border Protection feels the return to international travel

One sign that the world is sort of back to normal, more people than ever are signing up for the various Trusted Traveler programs.

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Environmental spending bill tees up multi-year federal hiring, training investments

The Inflation Reduction Act would give the Postal Service $1.29 billion to purchase electric vehicles, and $975 million to GSA to support emerging sustainable technologies.

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How agencies can create a secure, equitable digital front door

During this exclusive webinar, learn how organizations are curating the best digital experience for citizens and customers alike.

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Veterans Affairs makes a single front door for contractors and would-be innovators

For many years the Department of Veterans Affairs has worked to make it easier for veterans to access VA services. Now the department is two months into an effort to make it easier for vendors — and what the department calls “innovators” — to put their services and capabilities before VA program and contract people. It’s a website called Pathfinder.

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How three agencies cope with funding uncertainty under continuing resolutions

Programs at HHS, USDA and the Education Department remained fairly steady during continuing resolutions, GAO found.

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Does that Supreme Court decision on the EPA change the agency itself?

One Supreme Court case that generated the most controversy lately was a 6-3 ruling that the EPA doesn’t have authority to regulate power plants’ greenhouse gas emissions under the Clean Air Act.

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Navy sets up new command to help with flailing recruiting numbers

The military has a recruiting problem. That fact has been on display in the past couple months as all of the military services bolster enlistment bonuses and reevaluate their end strength goals for 2022 and 2022.

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Defense Department sites are rife with poisons in nearby groundwater

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The US might be out of Afghanistan, but an Army contract dispute rolls on and on

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Customs and Border Protection feels the return to international travel

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This FDA lawyer was instrumental in limits on cigarette marketing

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