OPM Looks to Expand Pilot Programs That Teach Federal Employees New Skills

New pay study will be "additive," not replace existing compensation comparison efforts, acting director says.

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Relocations, Buyouts Tucked Into Trump's Budget arrowWhile it reversed its push for governmentwide staffing cuts, some agencies are still ...

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GSA’s Buildings Service Lost $49 Million On D.C.-Area Leases arrowWatchdog advises repayments to overbilled agency tenants.

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U.S. Army Contradictions Muddy Humvee-Replacement Plan arrowThe service intends to buy 500 fewer JLTVs next year — but will it still buy the ...

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Play of the Day: Hickenlooper's Movie Night With His Mom arrowThe Democratic hopeful had an awkward outing with his mother in the 1970s.

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Climate Change Warming Great Lakes Region Faster, a New Report Says arrowExperts say accelerating renewable energy development, energy ...

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White House Issues New Guidance on Category Management arrowObama-era move toward pooled agency purchasing is updated to reduce duplication.

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States Could See 'Unprecedented' Flooding arrowNOAA's spring outlook, issued Thursday, predicts a heightened flood risk, even as states in the ...

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Retirement Planning

When and Why You Have to Take TSP Withdrawals arrowA look at required minimum distributions.

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State Bill Seeks to Clamp Down on Pension Benefits for Lawbreakers arrowPennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf is expected to sign the legislation.

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In Acquisition, Standing Still Is the Biggest Risk image description Urgent mission needs demand innovative procurement tools; fortunately, agencies have options. Read more

‘Conveyer Belt’ Justice: An Inside Look at Immigration Courts image description Where the cases pile up so relentlessly there’s barely time for consideration—or lunch. Read more

Five Decades of Government Executive image description March brings a milestone anniversary. Read more

In Acquisition, Standing Still Is the Biggest Risk image description Urgent mission needs demand innovative procurement tools; fortunately, agencies have options. Read more


Analytics-Driven Security in Government – Breaking Down What You Need to Know image description Implementing a risk-based approach and adhering to compliance mandates from NIST are critical steps toward developing resilience in cybersecurity operations, based on sound cyber hygiene. Download this guide for key insights and best practices in analytics-driven security and compliance in government.

Election Security Tested image description We’ve learned a lot about election security in the two years following the 2016 presidential election, and most of it is not confidence-instilling. U.S. voting systems, like any other electronic systems, have vulnerabilities. The midterms brought only false alarms, but securing elections is a marathon, not a sprint. In this ebook, we look at the issues that need continued attention.

Accelerated AI: Best Practices for Implementing AI in Government Agencies image description Today’s advancements in artificial intelligence are well known. AI has begun to seep into our everyday activities from how we commute to how we shop to how we watch television. But for government, the evolution of AI and the potential it provides hasn’t yet come to fruition.

Government Data Detectives: How agency data shops are fighting fraud image description As federal agencies turned to data analytics, they've been able to break up high-dollar fraud rings in the mail, health care and even prisons. This special report examines how successful scam-busting shops tap tools and talent to save taxpayers' money.

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