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EPA needs to manage contractors better, says Hill panel

Three senior Republicans on the House Energy and Commerce Committee want the Environmental Protection Agency to get a better handle on its contractor workforce.

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The misguided campaign to undermine OTAs and innovation

The potential benefits of Other Transaction Authority are being threatened by legacy IT incumbents looking out for their bottom line.

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NTIA blocks China Mobile's bid for U.S. presence

The NTIA tells the FCC that China Mobile is a potential national security threat if it is allowed to provide international services from the U.S.

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Lawmakers support union lawsuits against executive orders

Four current and former lawmakers are backing lawsuits from federal unions against three executive orders aimed at making it easier to fire federal employees and restrict union activity.

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DOD puts JEDI under CIO leadership

In a June 22 memo, Deputy Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan ordered DOD’s massive commercial cloud acquisition fall under new CIO Dana Deasy.

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18F gets a new boss

The General Service Administration's digital shop has a new executive director, Angela Colter.

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SEWP preps for year-end surge

The NASA-managed governmentwide IT contract is adding personnel for the year-end agency spending jag.

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Watchdog: GSA isn't clearing all contactors for work on telecom transition

According to an oversight memo, GSA didn't complete required background checks on all contractors working on transition duties for the $50 billion Enterprise Infrastructure Systems contract.

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DHS looks to agile in EAGLE II replacement

More than a year after the cancellation of an ambitious, agile services contract, the Department of Homeland Security is still learning from the experience.

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Tech is center stage in global IRS tax crime partnership

The IRS announced a global partnership with four other nations that will focus on information and technology sharing, cooperation on criminal and financial investigations, cybercrime and cryptocurrencies.

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New rule covers purchasing authority for cyber emergencies

The federal government is moving to expand emergency procurement authority for purchases used to respond to or recover from a cyber attack, according to a new proposed rule in the Federal Register.

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USDA reports success with centers of excellence program

As the Department of Agriculture modernizes, the General Services Administration is looking for the next agency to adopt its "centers of excellence" approach.

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