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Biden taps federal management guru to lead IRS

Nominee previously led the tax agency and has ideas on implementing its unprecedented cash infusion.

Longtime GSA official Jim Russo dies at 65

Colleagues remember a technical expert, a trusted collaborator and a caring friend.

How Ash Carter changed the Pentagon’s weapons buying

Over decades, the physicist-turned-defense leader worked to speed up and streamline arms procurement.

Drew Myklegard named permanent deputy federal CIO

Myklegard had been serving in the role on an acting basis after the departure of Maria Roat at the end of March.

FCW co-founder Anne Armstrong honored with ACT-IAC award

ACT-IAC honored several federal IT notables at their annual executive leadership conference this week.

Mary Davie, longtime federal acquisition leader, to exit government

Davie pioneered acquisition strategies like shared services, category management and others that are now fixtures of the federal buying landscape.

NIH CIO set to retire in December

Andrea Norris, currently the CIO and director of the center for information technology at the National Institutes of Health, has been in charge of the agency's tech portfolio for more than 10 years.

Archivist confirmation hearing turns to politics behind Mar-a-Lago search

Republicans seized on a traditionally "sleepy" confirmation process to draw attention to the National Archives and Records Administration's involvement in the FBI search of former President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago estate.

GSA’s Login.gov has a new director

The former director of software engineering for the city of Philadelphia is taking the helm of GSA’s Login.gov.

White House to tap DOD weapons testing lead for Navy acquisition role

The White House intends to nominate current Defense Department Operational Testing and Evaluation Director Nickolas Guertin to be the service’s next acquisition head.

White House seeks input on federal evidence agenda for LGBTQI+ equity

The White House Office of Science and Technology Policy wants to know about possible blind spots preventing agencies from understanding what disparities are impacting the LGBTQI+ community nationwide, from accessing healthcare to housing.

Karl Mathias settles in at HHS

The chief information officer at the Department of Health and Human Services talks about his priorities, the department’s effort to develop a new cybersecurity strategy and what keeps him up at night

Biden named the next Secret Service director ‘at a critical moment’

Kim Cheatle previously worked at the agency for 27 years and was on Biden’s detail when he was vice president.

National Archives recovered more than 100 classified documents from Trump in January

The more than 700 pages of classified material included documents relating to special access programs – some of the nation's most closely held secrets.

A civil servant's effort to humanize government, one fed at a time

An effort to tell the stories of government workers has the goal of letting the American people know that public servants actually care.