House Narrowly Passes Stopgap Spending Bill, But Shutdown Threat Remains

Continuing resolution to keep agencies open through Feb. 16 will face a tougher vote in the Senate.

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State CIOs Want Federal Agencies to Get Out of Their Way arrowNASCIO’s advocacy priorities cite duplicative and conflicting security ...

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Business Groups Back 25-Cent Gas Tax Increase to Fund Infrastructure arrowBut there appears to be a limited appetite for such a proposal among ...

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New, Temporary Federal Agency Will Push for National Service arrowCommission will start national “conversation” to consider need to reinstate ...

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Is 2018 the Year Congress Finally Passes 'Dig Once' Broadband Legislation? arrowAdvocates worry the allure of Trump’s elusive infrastructure ...

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Kaspersky Seeks Immediate Halt to Federal Government Ban arrowThe procedural move is unlikely to prevail, a former cybercrime prosecutor says.

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Democrats Want to Spend $500M on a New, Non-Trump Backed DHS Hiring Surge arrowSenators take a different approach from the White House in ...

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Retirement Planning

Tax Planning in a Time of Change arrowThe impact of tax reform on federal employees and retirees.

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America Quietly Starts Nation-Building in Parts of Syria arrowThe U.S. has escalated its presence in the country, and has signaled no ...

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Intelligence Community Contractors Gain Whistleblower Protections arrowAdvocacy groups have mixed reaction given reauthorization of ...

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Pay & Benefits

VA Begins Using Expedited Hiring Authority to Fill Array of Critical Positions arrowDepartment is also offering large cash bonuses to recruit ...

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What Happened at the Defense Department During the 2013 Shutdown arrowContractors and civilian employees will see furloughs.

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OPM Can Lead the Transformation of Government image description Present circumstances have created a rare opportunity for the Office of Personnel Management. Read more

Women Still Underrepresented in the Highest-Paid Federal Jobs image description The situation has improved over the past decade, but it remains the case that the more a job pays, the more likely it is to be filled by a man. Read more

State of the Unions image description The Trump administration’s anti-labor agenda is breathing new life into federal employee unions. Read more

Deconstructing the Deep State image description Donald Trump isn’t the first president to be deeply skeptical of the institutions and people he now leads. Read more


The Power of Data Analytics to Boost Government Performance image description Agencies that unlock the value of data through advanced analytics can drive efficiency, improve security and become more responsive to rapidly changing conditions.

Building a Brave New World: Interviews with Federal Tech Leaders on the Future of Cybersecurity image description The past several years have seen the federal government redoubling its efforts to protect enterprise data. To explore how organizations are navigating an increasingly complex threat environment, Government Business Council interviewed federal technology leaders on ongoing cybersecurity priorities, pitfalls, and considerations.

Migrating into the Future: Senior Federal Officials on Cloud Technology Challenges image description 'Cloud-first' policies have had a resounding impact throughout government, helping many federal agencies move away from legacy technology. To explore how organizations are driving the push towards a more effective and modernized IT infrastructure, Government Business Council interviewed federal technology leaders on ongoing cloud migration strategies, insights, and lessons learned.

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