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OMB memo narrows scope of agency performance metrics

The memos underscore the Trump administration’s skepticism with agency performance data requirements, but now it’s to the Biden administration to decide how agencies gather and use this information.

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OMB: 'Every effort will be made to maximize' telework with COVID-19 spread

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UPDATED: With new executive order, Biden signals plans to 'protect, empower and rebuild' career workforce

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Biden picks Chopra, Gensler for financial oversight roles

President-elect Joe Biden announced his picks to lead the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, and the Securities and Exchange Commission. Follow the list of individuals tapped for administrative leadership roles as we compile updates.

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Defense chief orders review of military sex assault programs

The new secretary of defense, Lloyd Austin, is giving his senior leaders two weeks to send in reports on sexual assault prevention programs in the military.

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Pandemic fueled a surge in giving to the Combined Federal Campaign

Pandemic, riots throughout the nation and a messy presidential transition, what a season federal employees have come through. Yet the annual Combined Federal Campaign carried on through it all.

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Biden administration has an opportunity to change deep-seeded military personnel challenges

Biden has a chance to appoint people who will address systemic personnel issues in the military.

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The not-so-secret weapon agencies are using to attack their maintenance backlogs

Job Order Contracting is an indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity contract that utilizes unit price data as the basis of pricing and a fairly well-defined process for collaborative development of scope.

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New House bills proposed 2022 federal pay raise, eliminate WEP

A bicameral pair of Democrats have reintroduced legislation to provide civilian employees with a federal pay raise in 2022.

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Part 2: IRS sends Congress $4B ‘aspirational vision’ to overhaul taxpayer services

The IRS estimates it will need $4 billion in multi-year funding over the next five years to meet the goals of the 2019 Taxpayer First Act and its IT modernization plan.

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Supreme Court ends Trump emoluments lawsuits

The Supreme Court has brought an end to lawsuits over whether Donald Trump illegally profited off his presidency

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State relying on software-as-a-service to accelerate new capabilities

Stuart McGuigan, who was the chief information officer at the State Department for the last two years before leaving on Jan. 20, said a recent application summit drew more than 800 attendees from across the department who want to develop new software capabilities.

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Defense chief orders review of military sex assault programs

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Trump administration was a mixed bag for military personnel, Biden has opportunity on his side, analysts say

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Pay & Benefits

House Democrats propose 2022 federal pay raise with new bill

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Joe Biden, Kamala Harris, Lloyd Austin

OMB details requirements of Biden’s new mask mandate for federal employees

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