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House appropriators formally endorse Biden's 2022 federal pay proposal

House members are silent on federal pay in their 2022 draft appropriations bill, meaning they’ll defer to the president’s recommendation for a 2.7% raise for employees next year.

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House committee supports higher IRS budget to reserve ‘chronic underfunding’

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OPM vows to improve PMF program amid 'unacceptable decline' in diverse candidates

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The underlying process for GWACs hasn’t changed since 1994; ADI says it’s time

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Military leaders push back on taking crimes out of chain of command

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Senate confirms Ahuja as first permanent OPM director in more than a year

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Tom Temin's Second Annual Motorcycle Ride for Charity

Federal Drive anchor Tom Temin is hosting his second annual Motorcycle Ride for Charity on Friday, June 25, 2021, to benefit the Federal Employee Education & Assistance Fund – and Friends of Patients at the NIH. Sign up for the ride or donate today! The event begins in Frederick, Maryland, and ends at Daingerfield Island in Alexandria, Virginia.

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Did DHS ‘go rogue’ with FirstSource III solicitation?

The Department of Homeland Security is facing two protests of its FirstSource III request for proposals after two companies questioned the requirements.

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National Guard in need of supplemental funds to conduct summer training

The military component needs about have a billion dollars to get back to normal.

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Popular federal websites riddled with accessibility flaws

Some of the most popular agency websites aren’t well-suited for the disabled community, despite federal requirements for maintaining web accessibility standards.

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Expanded threat surface requires agencies to move toward higher levels of security

Sean Frazier, the federal chief security officer for Okta, said as agencies better understand their cyber risk profile, they will have to depend on more secure tools, including those that live in the cloud.

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USPS career executive who led pandemic response task force to retire this summer

Chief Retail and Delivery Officer Kristin Seaver, a USPS executive vice president and its former chief information officer, will retire from the agency on Aug. 28 after a nearly 30 years.

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Electronics manufacturers send warning shot across CMMC’s bow

A new survey from the IPC, an industry association representing electronic manufacturers, found nearly a quarter of all respondents said the cost and burden of CMMC may force them out of the defense industrial base.

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Five Army bases account for one-third of female soldier assaults

A new study sheds light on where the Army is falling short in addressing assault and harassment.

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Adieu to CVR, the platform that taught DoD how to act as an IT enterprise

Earlier this month, the Pentagon pulled the plug on the Commercial Virtual Remote platform it set up to support telework during the pandemic. But CVR paved the road for enterprise IT across the department.

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Military leaders push back on taking crimes out of chain of command

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National Guard in need of supplemental funds to conduct summer training

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Five Army bases account for one-third of female soldier assaults

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House appropriators formally endorse Biden’s 2022 federal pay proposal

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House to support 2.7% federal pay raise, Wexton says

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House committee supports higher IRS budget to reserve ‘chronic underfunding’

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House appropriators formally endorse Biden’s 2022 federal pay proposal

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OPM vows to improve PMF program amid ‘unacceptable decline’ in diverse candidates

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State Dept. official a Sammies finalist for bringing stranded Americans home during pandemic

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Military leaders push back on taking crimes out of chain of command

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