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Tech leaders urge Senate to codify PIF program

A group of entrepreneurs, coders, and former officials are urging the Senate to pass legislation that would make the Presidential Innovation Fellows program a permanent fixture of government.

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Senators press GSA on Trump hotel lease

How the 2013 agreement is now handled could be the first test for agencies faced with the president-elect's conflicts of interest.

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Can a Hollywood techie grow government's innovation shop?

The software whiz behind Pixar's movies Rob Cook surprised even himself by coming out of a "failed retirement" to take a top technology job at the General Services Administration.

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House VA committtee gets new boss

Rep. Phil Roe (R-Tenn.) will replace outgoing Congressman Jeff Miller or Florida as chairman of the House Committee on Veterans Affairs.

James Mattis

Trump selects retired Marine general to head DOD

President-elect Donald Trump wants Gen. James Mattis (ret.) as his secretary of Defense.

Rep. Michael McCaul (R-Texas), chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee and Jeh Johnson, secretary of the Department of Homeland Security

McCaul wants to tighten oversight of DHS

Entering his final term as chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee, Rep. Michael McCaul hopes to sharpen his panel's legislative control over DHS.

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Trump taps billionaires to lead Commerce

President-elect Donald Trump has tapped Wilbur Ross and Todd Ricketts to fill the top two positions at the Commerce Department.

Fed 100 - Submit your Nomination

Don't delay! Federal 100 nominations are due Dec. 23.

Great work in federal IT should be celebrated. Make sure the individuals behind it get the recognition they deserve.

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Trump transition names agency leads

The government-in-waiting announced a roster of landing team leaders to handle the details of the transition on an agency-by-agency basis.

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Connolly: Choppy waters ahead for civilian agency IT

FedRAMP, 18F and the federal workforce as a whole face uncertain futures in the next administration, according to Rep. Gerry Connolly.

Deanna Stephens

Deanna Stephens

Web Technology Specialist, Federal Communications Commission

Brian Lawrence

Brian J. Lawrence

Senior Manager of Advanced Technologies, Veracity Engineering