Night falls on the Capitol during the impeachment trial of President Trump.

Union Asks Judge to Suspend Guidance Limiting Discussion of Impeachment in Federal Offices

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The Ultimate Guide to Government CX

"A partner who is as customer-centric as your organization is the true North Star to modernization success.”

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Supreme Court Allows Trump Administration to Move Forward with 'Public Charge' Rule

States, advocacy groups and others have filed lawsuits to halt implementation of the rule, which limits the public assistance immigrants can receive and still be eligible for green cards.

Route Fifty

Granting Anonymity to State Lawmakers—Behind Tinted Windows

State law in Rhode island requires tinted car windows to let in a certain amount of light. One lawmakers wants to exempt General Assembly members from the rule, saying it's necessary to ensure safety.

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Digital Transformation in Action: How Emerging Technologies are Supporting Federal Missions

Government Business Council interviewed federal officials leading their agencies' digital transformation initiatives. Click here to read what they had to say.

Management

How Government Gets it Right on Privacy

We need to take additional steps to protect privacy and data security, while also allowing data to be used as a strategic asset.

Workforce

Don’t Just Fake It: ‘Deep Acting’ Emotions Pays Off at Work

"Grin and bear it" might seem like the best strategy for emotion regulation at work, but new research suggests trying to real mean it will benefit you more.

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Measuring the Cost of a State’s Car Economy

A new study attempts to come up with a dollar figure for how much cars, trucks and roads cost Massachusetts each year.

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California Plan to Reduce Homelessness Forces Cities, Counties to Step Up

A proposal by the governor’s Council of Regional Homeless Advisors would mandate that cities, counties and the state reduce homelessness or be vulnerable to court action.

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Pay & Benefits

On the Anniversary of Government Reopening, Contractors Renew Push for Back Pay

Although Congress enacted back pay for furloughed federal employees at the end of last year’s 35-day partial government shutdown, Senate Republicans have repeatedly thwarted efforts to similarly compensate low-wage federal contractors.

Defense

34 Injured in Iran Attack, Pentagon Now Says; Launches a Review of Reporting Procedures

Defense chief Mark Esper ordered a review of “processes for tracking and reporting injuries” after criticism in the wake of the Iranian missile attack.

Nextgov

NSA Offers Advice on Securing Clouds 

A CISA release noting the guidance directs administrators to an analysis of Microsoft Office 365.

Management

Labor Department Set to Streamline Procurement Services

The department has already made headway on shared services for human resources and information technology.

Nextgov

Federal Contract Award Data from FPDS Will Be on SAM Before Spring

With the FedBizOpps transition done, the Federal Procurement Data System reporting tool—one of the main functions of the website—will be the next to migrate to GSA’s central contracting site.

Management

Designing Constructive Feedback Discussions for Success

If it’s not about pursuing high performance tied to the mission, it’s personal, and that’s lousy feedback.

Defense

In the Terrorism Fight, Trump Has Continued a Key Obama Policy

Sending specially trained operatives into hostile territories dates back to Colonial days. In the past decade, special operations forces have become central to America’s counterterrorism efforts.

Route Fifty

For the First Time, a State Will Mandate Severance Pay During Mass Layoffs

Inspired by the closure of Toys ‘R’ Us amid bankruptcy, New Jersey passed a law to protect employees during large-scale cutbacks.

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State Lawmakers Backtrack on a Tax Code Revamp

Utah officials say they plan to scrap a law they passed just last month after it attracted widespread public opposition, in part because of a tax hike on groceries.

Oversight

Watchdog Finds Serious Staffing and Leadership Problems at State Department

Officials still feel the ramifications of the Trump administration’s 16-month hiring freeze.