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  • Space
    SPACEX CRS8

    FAA challenged by growing commercial space industry

    The flight agency is looking to adapt and expand its mission to meet the demands of growing space commercialization. 02/07/2017

  • Homeland Security
    John Kelly, DHS Secretary

    DHS mulls password collection at borders

    Homeland Security Secretary tells House Committee that surrendering social media passwords to law enforcement is being considered as a condition of entry at border crossings. 02/07/2017

  • Federal 100 Awards
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    Announcing the 2017 Fed 100

    Congratulations to all the women and men being honored for their exceptional contributions to federal IT. 02/07/2017

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    DOJ seeks help with telecom transition

    The Justice Department is the latest agency to seek help from industry in navigating the coming transition to a new $50 billion telecommunications contract. 02/06/2017

  • Comment
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    The digital government Americans deserve

    Five ways the Trump administration can build a more effective and secure digital government. 02/06/2017

  • Open Gov
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    EFF warns public safety laws could be put behind paywalls

    A federal district court ruled that private organizations can block online publication of some federal and state statutes under copyright law. 02/06/2017

  • Defense
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    Thornberry focused on DOD innovation and acquisition reform

    Increasing the Defense Department budget and driving innovation and acquisition reform will be the priorities of the House Armed Services Committee this year, according to Chairman Mac Thornberry. 02/06/2017

  • Procurement
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    How expiring HHS contracts could fund the Trump agenda

    More than $24 billion in Department of Health and Human Services contracts are set to expire by the end of the year, according to a Govini analysis. Those funds could be redirected to help drive President Trump's health care agenda. 02/06/2017

  • Open Gov
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    Rep wants Congress to 'track changes'

    New York Republican Elise Stefanik is reintroducing a measure to make the online text of congressional bills reflect recent changes made during the legislative process. 02/03/2017

  • Data
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    SSA gets new access to payroll data

    To help prevent fraud, the Social Security Administration hopes make deals to access to private-sector payroll data in real time by the end of this year. 02/03/2017

  • Workforce
    Shutterstock imag (by Benjamin Haas): cyber coded team.

    DOD can still hire cyber civilians

    The Department of Defense has determined that cybersecurity and cyberspace positions are exempt from President Trump’s freeze on the hiring of civilian workers. 02/03/2017

  • Cloud

    Cloud.gov clears FedRAMP

    The General Services Administration-run Cloud.gov platform is ready for federal agencies to host online applications. 02/03/2017

  • Oversight
    Old Post Office Building in Washington, D.C. (Photo: Wikimedia Commons)

    Senators appeal to GSA watchdog on Trump hotel lease

    Two Senate Democrats turned to the General Services Administration's inspector general, asking the office to review President Trump's lease of the Old Post Office building in Washington. 02/03/2017

  • Security
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    Treasury: No Russia sanctions lifted on U.S. tech

    While a Feb. 2 change to licensing rules to allow certain U.S. tech exports to Russia raised hackles among opponents of President Trump, a Treasury official said the policy was in the works for a month in response to complaints from U.S. businesses. 02/02/2017

  • Transition
    Rep. Mick Mulvaney (R-S.C.)

    Trump's OMB pick advances amid concern from Democrats

    Two Senate committees advanced President Donald Trump's pick to head the Office of Management and Budget on party-line votes, as Democrats raised concerns about his fitness to serve in that role. 02/02/2017

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