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    Judge denies injunction in shutdown case

    A federal judge denied an injunction in a union lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of the practice of requiring some feds to work without pay during a shutdown. An injunction could have required feds currently deemed essential or excepted to be sent home.


  • IT Modernization
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    Shutdown could take a toll on EIS

    Agencies got extra time to prep for the transition to the $50 billion governmentwide telecom contract, but the partial government shutdown could interfere with those plans. 01/17/2019

  • Drones
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    FAA looks to ease drone flight rules

    FAA wants to make it easier for commercial drones to fly over people and at night, but the ongoing shutdown is stalling the adoption of new regulations. 01/17/2019

  • GSA Headquarters (Photo by Rena Schild/Shutterstock)

    FCW Insider: Jan. 17

    The latest news, quick hits and other updates from FCW's reporters and editors. 01/17/2019

  • Oversight

    House Dems put spotlight on Census prep

    Following the court ruling invalidating the citizenship question on the 2020 census, House Democrats want to ensure the Census Bureau can handle the preparations required in advance of the national count. 01/16/2019

  • Cybersecurity

    SEC charges nine in 2016 EDGAR hack, insider trading scheme

    The Securities and Exchange Commission charged nine individuals and organizations with participating in a 2016 scheme to hack into EDGAR, the commission’s financial filing system, and profit off illegal trades. 01/16/2019

  • Oversight
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    IG: GSA ignored emoluments issue when reviewing Trump lease

    A watchdog report asserts that General Services Administration lawyers gave possible emoluments clause violations the short shrift in a review of President Trump's hotel lease. 01/16/2019

  • Defense
    synthetic training environment (U.S. Army Training Support Center)

    DOD acquisition reform panel looks to sunset Clinger-Cohen

    The final report from the Section 809 Panel charged with defense acquisition reform thinks the era of the central CIO might be coming to a close. 01/16/2019

  • Image: Shutterstock / Paul Brady Photography

    FCW Insider: Jan. 16

    The latest news, quick hits and other updates from FCW's reporters and editors. 01/16/2019

  • Workforce
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    IRS recalls employees to work without pay

    With tax filing season colliding with the shutdown, the IRS is bringing back tens of thousands of employees to process returns -- and most IT staffers were already excepted and on the job. 01/15/2019

  • Census
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    Judge blocks citizenship question from 2020 census

    The administration can appeal the ruling, and an already-pressed testing process for Census Bureau systems must adjust yet again. 01/15/2019

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