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Mike Rigas greets OPM employees March 13 2018

Rigas to take on DDM role

Margaret Weichert is exiting government after a delay to help with COVID-19 workforce policy and will be replaced by the acting head of the Office of Personnel Management.

Toni Townes-Whitley of Microsoft

Toni Townes-Whitley: A public-sector native comes home

A child of public servants and a former Peace Corps volunteer herself, Microsoft's president for U.S. regulated industries is committed to making her firm "a fundamental partner in the mission."

Federal CIO Suzette Kent

Suzette Kent: The CIOs' CIO

The federal CIO has taken the lead on a broad range of federal IT initiatives -- and been a champion for her agency counterparts.

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Dale Cabaniss quits as OPM chief

Deputy director Michael Rigas will lead OPM on an acting basis, a spokesperson said. The resignation appears linked to friction with White House personnel officials.

2020 Fed 100 gala rescheduled for June

Growing public health concerns and prompt the decision to celebrate later.

conference attendees (Matej Kastelic/Shutterstock.com)

GSA cancels FAST 2020

Citing health concerns, the General Services Administration cancelled its April flagship training conference.

Former AFGE President J. David Cox, shown here at a 2015 union event. (Photo: AFGE/Wikimedia Commons

AFGE member alleges ex-president abused her adult son for years

A day after J. David Cox resigned amid charges of sexual harassment and misusing union funds, other alleged victims react to the newest allegations.

Federal union chief J. David Cox flanked by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (Photo credit: Chase Gunter/FCW)

Cox resigns as AFGE president amid controversy

J. David Cox, national president of the American Federation of Government Employees, resigned while under suspension for allegations of misconduct.

Congresswoman asks Dem presidential candidates to address federal workforce

As public sector job satisfaction dips, Rep. Wexton wants the 2020 White House hopefuls to restore faith in civil service.

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

Former GSA official among Trump's pardons

David Safavian was administrator of the Office of Federal Procurement Policy when he was arrested in 2005.

critical infrastructure security (Ravil Sayfullin/Shutterstock.com)

Evans out at Energy Department

The Department of Energy is replacing Karen Evans at DOE's Cybersecurity, Energy Security and Emergency Response office with a cyber official from NSA.

Congratulations to the 2020 Federal 100 Award winners

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

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