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Salary Council backs two new locality pay areas

The council overseeing general schedule locality pay at the Office of Personnel Management recommended adding two new locality pay areas and changing the rules under which localities are eligible for higher locality pay.

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VA.gov relaunches as front door to benefits, services

The digital services team at VA is managing an effort to unify agency offerings under a single online umbrella.

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What will a Democratic House mean for the census?

With Democrats taking control of the House, the 2020 census could see some significant changes.

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HHS, Navy Sealift Command, Ariz. DOT and CACI draw top honors at Government Innovation Awards

Best in Class recognitions highlight the public-sector potential of automation, machine learning, IoT and drone defenses.

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With elections over, DHS maintains ‘heightened’ posture

As the National Risk Management Center winds down its work on 2018 election security, it is turning its attention to securing other critical infrastructure sectors.

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Audit flags multiple concerns for Treasury's IT systems

The inspector general report documents a range of sloppy or incomplete IT practices for agency systems that support national security functions.

CIOs

What does a split Congress mean for the workforce?

In two years under a unified government, proposed workforce been defined by quarrels with federal unions, disputes over proposed pay freezes and retirement cuts and plans to reorganize the federal government.

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National Labs bring emerging tech to bear on grid security

Researchers are at work on advanced solutions to help protect vulnerable networks across the energy industry.

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Could GSA's Murphy join the race for the exits?

The ongoing political fight over the Trump administration's handling of the FBI headquarters plan could ensnare the popular chief of the General Services Administration.

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On Election Day, DHS isn't seeing coordinated efforts to hack the vote

The Department of Homeland Security is monitoring voting nationwide from an operations center that includes representatives from states, political parties and federal law enforcement.

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Cloud, cars and IoT could change grid cybersecurity

The proliferation of connected devices including electric cars could provide grid operators with an operational view of cybersecurity threats.

Drew Zachary

Rising Star: Drew Zachary

Program Director, Opportunity Project, and Co-Managing Director, Census Open Innovation Labs, Census Bureau, Commerce Department

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