Rep. Carolyn Maloney is demanding documents from EEOC related to a proposed rule unions say will make it harder for workers to pursue discrimination complaints.

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

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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.

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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.

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JEDI’s Legal Challengers Make Their Next Moves

Amazon Web Services asks a federal judge to stop work on the cloud contract and Oracle knocks back assertions that the procurement was fair because Microsoft won. 

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A Plan to Expand Workers Comp Benefits to First Responders with PTSD

The Wisconsin Senate this week approved a bill that would extend benefits available to full-time law enforcement officers and firefighters, but not apply to volunteers or EMTs.

Tech

Who’s Afraid of the IRS? Not Facebook.

The social media behemoth is about to face off with the tax agency in a rare trial to capture billions that the IRS thinks Facebook owes. But onerous budget cuts have hamstrung the agency’s ability to bring the case.

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Defense

As Toll Mounts, Trump Downplays Injuries Suffered in Iranian Attack

The president's dismissive statements about the brain trauma suffered by U.S. troops at Al Assad may reflect a considered attempt to de-escalate – or not.

Management

Donald and Ivanka Trump Were Involved in Inauguration’s Inflated Payments to Family Business, New Suit Says

“Members of the Trump family were aware of and involved in the negotiation of this unconscionable contract,” the District of Columbia’s attorney general wrote in the suit.

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Fighting Wildfire With Fire: New Study Looks at Barriers to ‘Prescribed’ Burns

Researchers say that millions of acres of California forest is in need of preventative measures to help lower wildfire risks.

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Security Clearance Backlog Hits Long-Awaited ‘Steady State’

The backlog of background investigations has leveled off at a sustainable 200,000, according to lawmakers.

Management

White House Seeks to Revise Federal Grants Process to Reflect New Priorities

The changes would reduce the reporting burden on grant recipients, among other things.

Management

Labor Authority Seeks Comments on What Happens With Existing Union Contracts During Negotiations for New Ones

The Agriculture Department asked FLRA to clarify whether collective bargaining agreements that are renewed on a short-term basis while unions and management negotiate a new contract are subject to legal review by agency heads.

Nextgov

VA’s Artificial Intelligence Director Details AI Institute’s Early Efforts

The center laying the groundwork for public/private partnerships to accelerate budding projects.

Management

Warren Pledges Major Overhaul of Federal Hiring and Ethics Laws

The Democratic presidential contender pledges to use executive branch experience to rebuild the civil service.

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Proposed Missouri Bill Targeting Children’s Books Could Land Librarians in Jail

A bill proposing parental review boards to identify “inappropriate” sexual material in children’s books would impose hefty fines—or even jail time—on librarians who don’t comply with their decisions.

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The No. 1 Obstacle to Great Workplace Culture

Cultures that are controlling or indifferent to people are often the culprit behind rising stress, job burnout and loneliness.