With Shutdown Days Away, Lawmakers Unveil Massive Federal Spending Bill

Congress must approve funding by Friday to keep agencies across government operating.

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Massive Federal Spending Bill Offers Big Boost for State, Local Programs arrowThe legislation would beef-up Community Development Block Grant ...

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Trump Administration Targets Federal Compensation, Telework arrowA weekly roundup of federal pay and benefits news.

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Senators Signal Resistance to Proposed Low-Yield Nukes arrowSeveral Democratic lawmakers on a key committee are pushing back on the given ...

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The U.S. Military Is Making Lasers Create Voices out of Thin Air arrowWithin three years, the Pentagon's non-lethal weapons lab hopes to have ...

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AT&T Won Secret $3.3 Billion NSA Contract Despite More Expensive Bid arrowLegal documents shed light on one of NSA's most important tech ...

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EPA Turns Over Pruitt Travel Records Showing Higher Expenses Than Initially Disclosed arrowHouse Oversight panel Republican and Democratic ...

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How Much Does Artificial Intelligence Threaten National Security? arrowOne lawmaker proposed a commission to examine the emerging tech through ...

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House Democrat Says Trump Is Planning a 'Coup' at Broadcasting Board arrowEngel warns CEO Lansing of whistleblower allegations of propaganda ...

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Air Force Secretary: Boeing Is Giving Its Tanker Short Shrift arrowPointing to the KC-46 program’s latest problems, Heather Wilson says the ...

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FBI Issues Timeline for Secretive IT Support Contract arrowThe bureau rolled out key dates—but not other details—for its next-generation IT ...

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Excellence in Government

Why Is Facebook Failing To Follow The Basic Rules Of Crisis Management? arrowThe rules were written 36 years ago. Facebook should heed them.

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Migrating Intelligently: Strategic Considerations in Federal Cloud Procurement image description Cloud technology has come a long way since the announcement of a 'cloud first' policy in 2011. Federal organizations can now choose from public, private, and hybrid services, but choosing the right tool is not always straightforward.

DoD CIO Sets Sights on Software-Defined Data Center to Deliver Secure, Modernized Cloud-Based Environment image description The US Defense Department engaged on a project with Virtustream to reduce IT costs and improve cybersecurity by building a forward-thinking hybrid cloud environment using software-defined networking and security techniques.

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