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eBook: Implementing Artificial Intelligence

Nextgov explores the policy efforts and agency projects aimed at advancing artificial intelligence.

Workforce

GovExec Daily: What Feds Need to Know About Coming Back to Hybrid Offices

Attorney Stephanie Rapp-Tully joins the podcast to discuss the return to offices.

Nextgov

NSA: Test Unified Communications Patches Before Installing

Guidance from the National Security Agency aims to protect communications carried over the internet from eavesdropping, denial-of-service attacks and other dangers.

Workforce

Embassy on Near Lockdown After Mass COVID-19 Outbreak Among Staff

At least 114 employees at the U.S. embassy in Kabul have tested positive for the coronavirus.

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Crisis-Enabled Procurement

How to Invigorate Procurement Processes during Emergencies

Oversight

Republicans Call for Hearing on Possible IRS Leak of Personal Taxpayer Information

Federal agencies took immediate action to investigate how a news organization got ahold of the sensitive information.  

Nextgov

U.S. Needs Tech Agency to Compete with China, Think Tank Says

The U.S. Innovation and Competition Act is just a first step when it comes to competition with China, according to the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation.

Oversight

Senator Seeks Probe Into Potential Civil Service Violations Under Biden

Top Banking Committee Republican is demanding answers from the administration and asking the IG for a full investigation.

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Nextgov

HHS Puts Up $80M to Increase Number and Diversity of Health IT Workforce

The four-year effort will focus on improving data collection—especially around race and ethnicity—and training a more diverse health informatics and technology workforce.

Pay & Benefits

Most Federal Employees Will Receive Friday Off for Juneteenth

President Biden signed a bill Thursday afternoon making the anniversary of the end of slavery a federal holiday, and OPM confirmed that federal workers will have Friday off.

Defense

Donald Trump to Tour Border Wall with Texas Gov. Greg Abbott on June 30

Abbott announced last Thursday that Texas would build its own border wall to stem the flow of migrants from Mexico.

Workforce

Sleep Troubles Now Linked to Cognitive Troubles Later

People who have difficulty falling asleep or staying asleep may have more problems remembering or concentrating more than a decade later, research shows.

Workforce

GovExec Daily: The Civil Service and At-Will Employment

The America First Policy Institute's James Sherk joins the show to discuss his report that calls for a full at-will employment for all feds.

Pay & Benefits

Juneteenth Will Be a New Holiday for Feds, Although It’s Unclear When

The holiday would typically be observed Friday, but a lack of lead time to implement a newly passed bill could delay when federal workers see a new day off.

Nextgov

Bipartisan Bill Bolsters FCC Motion to Ban Suspect Chinese Telecom Equipment

The Federal Communications Commission is already set to vote on a notice of proposed rulemaking on its equipment authorization program.

Management

Social Security Honors Arbitration Decision, Will Restart Negotiations with Judges Union

Last month, an independent arbitrator took the rare step of requiring the agency and the Association of Administrative Law Judges to completely redo negotiations after finding widespread bad faith bargaining by the agency.

Nextgov

Survey: Government Faces Increasing Threat from Stolen Accounts

But agencies may not be taking the right steps to mitigate the account takeovers.