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(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)Kiran Ahuja
Kiran Ahuja, Office of Personnel Management Director. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

Kiran Ahuja stepping down as OPM director

OPM Director Kiran Ahuja is stepping down from her role in early May. Once the position is vacant, Deputy Director Rob Shriver will step in as acting director.

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modernizing congress

White House-backed bill to preserve pandemic fraud analytics tools introduced in House

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COVID-19 booster shots

Feds can still take administrative leave to get COVID-19 booster shots

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Editor's Pick

With ‘spying bosses’ on the rise, where do federal agencies stand on employee monitoring?

One federal office has turned to employee monitoring technology in recent years, and it's led to a major rift between workers and management.

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Register for Federal News Network's 2024 CX Exchange

Register for Federal News Network's 2024 CX Exchange

Over the last three years, customer experience went from buzzword to reality. What’s next? How are agencies elevating the total experience, both for the public and for federal employees?

Join us for the Federal News Network CX Exchange, an exclusive two-day event April 23 and 24.

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Everything you need to know about the 2025 budget request

President Joe Biden sent his 2025 budget request to Congress. Federal News Network has the numbers and analysis to know what's most important to your job.

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Federal News Network's New Hire Guide

Federal News Network's New Hire Guide

New to civil service? We created this guide to provide insights and pointers to first-time feds. Be inspired by careerists and also get pointers to make the transition to your new job as smooth as possible. (Pssst: It includes health and life insurance cheat sheets too!)

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Small business, SBA, contracting
Sen. Joni Ernst (R-Iowa) speaks during a recent hearing on Capitol Hill. (AP Photo/Mariam Zuhaib)

GOP senators seek IG review to see if SBA office space remains underutilized

Republicans on the Senate Small Business and Entrepreneurship Committee are calling for a watchdog review of SBA’s office space use.

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federal agency, performance management

Federal agency performance depends on individual accountability

Accountability, performance measurement, and the interplay between political appointees can get complicated.

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Federal Acquisition, GSA

Army has burned the software development bridges behind them

Margaret Boatner, deputy assistant secretary of the Army for strategy and acquisition reform, said new approaches to buying software already are paying off.

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lock on encryption

How agencies can use secure enterprise messaging, collaboration apps to meet security, compliance requirements

“Having the ability to securely communicate and share information is fast becoming a top priority for federal agencies," said Mike Lentine of AWS.

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DHA

DHA, AFGE cement workplace policies for 38K DoD health employees

For the first time ever, a new bargaining agreement between DHA and AFGE outlines cohesive policies on leave, work hours, official time, telework and much more.

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HHS proves NOFOs can be less complex, easier for applicants

OMB updated the Uniform Grants Guidance for the first time since 2020 with a new template for NOFOs to help agencies reduce the burden on grantees.

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Vince Micone

Generosity snapshot of local federal employees

The Combined Federal Campaign wrapped up its annual effort with a Finale & Awards Ceremony. It signifies another year of volunteering for charitable causes.

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Medicare

One prescription for runaway Medicare costs

Medicare spending is among the top drivers of the nation’s expanding debt. It’s not the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services to set policy, It’s Congress.

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Defense News

Pay & Benefits

COVID-19 booster shots

Feds can still take administrative leave to get COVID-19 booster shots

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OPM retirement numbers

OPM retirement backlog continues improvement in processed claims for March

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Technology

zero trust, cybersecurity defense shield on blue background

The open standard that is unlocking zero trust collaboration with allies

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modernizing congress

White House-backed bill to preserve pandemic fraud analytics tools introduced in House

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