Federal employees deserve a break after a year filled with talk of shutdowns, furloughs and pay freezes.
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The National Background Investigations Bureau announced the appointment of its first director as the agency prepares to take over processing government background checks.
Sen. James Lankford (R-Okla.) said agencies are missing out on younger workers because of the government's rigidity, particularly its protracted hiring process.
Since 1987, FCW has covered it all -- the major contracts, the disruptive technologies, the picayune scandals and the many, many people who make federal IT function. Here's a look back at six of the most significant stories.
A short-term funding bill is expected by Sept. 30 to keep the federal government operating through early December, but after that the options get more complicated.
The DOD is opening a new Defense Innovation Unit Experimental office in Austin, Texas, while Congress debates legislation that could defund DIUx.
A House panel approved a new IT modernization bill that appears poised to pass, but key funding questions are left for appropriators.
I sympathize, but some of us in State government haven't seen a general pay increase in 10 years, and are constantly facing the threat of layoffs, especially with the expiration of ARRA funding. Let's see, feed my kids on less buying power than I've had in memory or feed a fed's kid. Sorry, I have to hear my kids when they want/need something.
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