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White House announces new CIO

Roger L. Stone was announced as a top IT advisor to President Trump as part of a raft of personnel announcements on Feb. 2.

2019 Federal 100 Awards

Congratulations to the 2019 Federal 100 Award winners

Meet the women and men being honored for their exceptional contributions to federal IT.

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GSA taps acting official to lead Office of Systems Management

Judith Zawatsky will head a key office at the Federal Acquisition Service.

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Last chance to submit Fed 100 nominations!

Judging takes place this weekend, so all nominations must be in by 6 p.m. ET on Friday, Jan. 25.

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Legislators look for new ways to pay feds

As furloughed feds and those working without pay face a second missed paycheck, some in Congress are looking for solutions outside of a funding deal.

Rep. Gerry Connolly (D-Va.)

House Dems shutter IT panel

The IT Subcommittee of the Oversight and Reform committee is being folded into Government Operations under Rep. Gerry Connolly.

AFGE National President J. David Cox on the megaphone at a Jan 17 2019 protest (Photo credit: Chase Gunter/FCW)

Feds protest shutdown and Senate GOP at Nats Park

Frustration among rank-and-file federal employees is mounting as the shutdown stretches on with no end in sight.

Deputy Secretary of Defense Pat Shanahan speaks during the Defense Intelligence Agency change of directorship ceremony at Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling in Washington. D.C., Oct. 3, 2017  DOD photo by Air Force Tech. Sgt. Brigitte N. Brantley

What to expect from Shanahan's DOD

The leadership personnel shuffle at the Pentagon has outside observers focused on budget, acquisition and business reforms.

Trump talks to reporters before boarding Marine One on the south lawn of the White House Jan. 6, 2019

Trump now expects 'serious talks' on shutdown

The president told reporters on Jan. 6 that he "can relate" to federal workers who are working without pay or furloughed and may miss at least one paycheck as a result of an ongoing partial shutdown of the federal government.

Trump Rose Garden press conference Jan. 4 2019 flanked by Nielsen, Pence, McCarthy (scalise in background)

Shutdown could last 'years,' Trump says

The safety net for federal workers on the job without pay or furloughs is "having a strong border" the president said in a Jan. 4 news conference.

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Gfrerer confirmed to lead tech at VA

After about two years of temporary officials, with tech problems piling up, the Office of Information and Technology at the Department of Veterans Affairs finally lands a Senate-confirmed leader.

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Fed 100 nominations and the ongoing shutdown

FCW can't do much about the furloughs and potentially missed paychecks, but the shutdown won't prevent Federal 100 Award nominations from being submitted.

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