COMET, EIS moving ahead at GSA

Federal Acquisition Service head Alan Thomas is retiring just as two major overhauls are showing results.

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NASA's big contract vehicle lowers fee

In the wake of a flush spending season, Solutions for Enterprise-Wide Procurement cuts agency customers a better deal.

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OPM gets cranking on workforce orders

After a judicial injunction was lifted, the Office of Personnel Management ordered agencies to resume plans to fully implement new workforce policies contained in three controversial executive orders.

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US, UK reach CLOUD Act agreement

The agreement will cover a "broad class" of crimes and investigations, including a promise not to target each other's residents and assurances that exchanges are compatible with data protection laws.

Commandant of the Marine Corps Gen. David H. Berger addresses Marines and Sailors during a town hall visit at Marine Corps Base Camp Foster, Okinawa, Japan, Aug. 22, 2019.  Photo by Lance Cpl. Hannah Hall

USMC commandant nixes prospect of zero-based budget review

Gen. David Berger, commandant of the U.S. Marine Corps, said it's unlikely the service will adopt a programmatic review like the Army’s "night court" process.

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Background checks move to DOD

The government’s background investigations agency with some 3,000 employees has moved from the Office of Personnel Management to the Defense Counterintelligence and Security Agency.

Feds face 5.6% health insurance hike

Premiums are going up for participants in the Federal Employees Health Benefits program.

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GWACs see steady spending season

The end of the fiscal year saw continued growth at governmentwide acquisition contracts, according to managers.

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DHS looks to 5G campus

DHS CIO wants to make agency's headquarters campus in Washington 5G-ready.

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GSA awards COMET

GSA has notified winners of its internal IT blanket purchase agreement.

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Can a joint DOD-VA oversight body catch up with health record deployment?

Lawmakers want to put teeth in a governance body to corral DOD and VA health record deployment, but facts on the ground may be getting ahead of planned governance.

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Senate panel passes grid security bills

Senate energy committee advanced two bills to bolster protections for cross-cutting vulnerabilities in energy critical infrastructure.

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