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VA chief to reimburse for wife's travel, tickets

Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin is looking to put a highly charged oversight report behind him as he presses for his 2019 budget request.

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GSA to take over IT Dashboard, preps for MGT

The General Services Administration is planning to set up operations to oversee MGT Act implementation, take over the IT Dashboard and expand shared services.

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IG rips VA chief over travel, tickets

Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin is in the crosshairs of an inspector general report, which alleges he improperly accepted government travel for his wife and free tickets to Wimbledon over the course of an offiical 10-day trip to Europe.

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Wyden grills FBI chief on encryption

Following an exchange with the FBI director over encryption standards, Sen. Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) released a letter from four experts arguing that "responsible encryption" is not possible.

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Feds protest Trump's workforce plans

As senators voted to advance White House picks to lead OPM, unionized feds protested the president's civil service plans.

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Experts fear Trump budget shortchanges Census

As the Census Bureau looks down the home stretch toward the 2020 population count, experts say the proposed $3.8 billion FY 2019 budget isn't enough.

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Intel chiefs: No direction from Trump on election security

At a Senate hearing, three intelligence chiefs acknowledged the White House has not specifically directed them to dedicate resources towards securing election infrastructure, but told lawmakers they are still focused on addressing the issue.

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White House looks to cut workforce, civilian-side funding

As part of its $4.4 trillion budget proposal, the White House is looking to cut retirement benefits for feds and take steps to peg pay to performance.

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OPM looks to improve training, fix skills gap

The Trump administration's human resources strategy includes tasking agencies with better use of data and revising organizational structures.

Federal CIO Suzette Kent

Challenges facing the new CIO

The Trump administration has a blueprint for IT modernization, and the new federal CIO pick Suzette Kent is walking point on the challenge in her first government -- and first tech -- position.

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Army looks at redefining its classified networks

Army leaders hope to modernize mobile networks through secure but unclassified pathways.

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Trump names new ethics chief

The Trump administration has nominated Emory Rounds to head the Office of Government Ethics.

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