Head of CDC's Scandal-Plagued Lab Resigns

The lab exposed workers to live anthrax and deadly strains of bird fly by improperly transporting them.

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Mitch McConnell's Musical Attack on EPA

The Senate minority leader recruited a reality-TV singer to fight the climate rules.

Want to Fix Federal IT Contracting? Don’t Just Focus on IT


Group calls for broad overhaul of the acquisition system writ large -- not just tech fix.


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Congress Passed a Cell-Phone Unlocking Bill. But It Won't Do Much.

It's a popular cause, but the legislation is mostly symbolic.


Obamacare Website Has Cost $840 Million

A slew of management failures led to the site's disastrous launch, according to a new GAO report.

Nextgov A 3D printing module on display at Staples. The Postal Service's use of 3D printing might not be such an easy fix.

The USPS's Hail-Mary Idea: Embrace 3-D Printing

Even if the USPS were agile enough to adapt to 3-D printing, doing so would only scratch the surface of remedying the agency's financial troubles.

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Is a Senate-Confirmed Federal CIO the Key to IT Reform?

Bill envisions a newly created Digital Government Office in the White House

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Why Federal IT Reform Is Getting Cheaper

Pared-down Senate bill is projected to cost less than House-passed measure.


Terror Victims Can’t Seize Iranian and Syrian Web Addresses

ICANN: Internet domains aren’t owned by anybody, including ICANN.

Nextgov Robert McDonald, secretary of the Veteran Affairs Department.

McDonald Takes Over as VA Secretary Today

The new VA chief's first day began with what appears to be a low-key ceremony at agency headquarters.


What Congress Should Be Talking About When It Talks About a National Transportation Plan

There's a worthy federal infrastructure program staring America right in the face: broadband.

Nextgov Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev.

Reid Vows to Defend Net Neutrality From Republican Attacks

The letter could give the FCC political cover to enact tougher rules.