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‘I Would Hope They Throw It Out and Start Over’ arrowThe Democratic governors of Louisiana and Montana express their distaste for the Senate ...

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Congressional AI Caucus Wants to Separate Fact From Fiction arrowRep. John Delaney, D-Md., wants to educate Congress about artificial ...

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NIST Cyber Advisers Anxious Over Auditing Agencies arrowThe proposed expansion of NIST's mission comes as the agency is quickly working to ...

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Man Arrested After Driving Into Ten Commandments Monument at Arkansas Capitol arrowAlso in our State and Local Daily Digest: State budget ...

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A Proposed Lawmaker Housing Stipend, a Demand for Answers on Long Term Care Premiums and More arrowA weekly roundup of pay and benefits news.

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Congressman Renews Concerns About Mar-a-Lago Cybersecurity arrowRep. Ted Lieu wants to know if DHS is securing the Florida resort’s Wi-Fi when ...

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Beware the Agency Leadership Void arrowThe Trump administration’s appointments strategy is a slow moving disaster.

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Taxpayer Advocate Praises IRS for Solid Filing Season but Jabs Focus on Enforcement arrowMission should stress education, Olson says, while ...

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