In May 2017, U.S. Postal Service worker Dianne Zambelli places a sleeve of newly dedicated Henry David Thoreau postage stamps for purchase in a bag in Concord, Mass.

Court Rules Postal Service's Largest-Ever Stamp Price Increase Is Illegal

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Two Times the Punch: New Deepstrike Missile Has Double the Impact

Raytheon is developing a long-range missile for the U.S. Army’s Precision Strike Missile requirement, one that will field twice as many missiles on its existing launch vehicles.

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A City Looks at Wastewater for Clues in the Opioid Fight

Tempe, Arizona tests the waters to glean data about the spread of dangerous drugs.

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How This State Is Using a 'Netflix Model' to Treat More People for Hepatitis C

Louisiana partnered with a pharmaceutical company to provide hepatitis C treatment to Medicaid and incarcerated patients at a fixed cost.

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Interior Expects to More Than Triple Drone Flights by 2025

Unmanned aircraft offer the department a cheaper, faster and safer way to conduct operations across 500 million acres of federal lands.

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The Automation Journey

The Office of Personnel Management (OPM) estimates 60% of federal occupations will be automating 30% of their workloads in coming years. This sentiment was echoed by the White House in its budget for Fiscal Year 2020, which promotes use of Robotic Process Automation (RPA) to accomplish “higher value work.”

Nextgov

Rep. Will Hurd Highlights Plans For Final 14 Months in Congress

The Texas congressman laid out his priorities with humor and passion at a summit in Washington this week.

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Obesity Rates Are Highest in These Nine States

Obesity rates continue to grow, particularly in the South and Midwest, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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GSA Answers 105 Questions About Transition From DUNS To Unique IDs

By the end of next year, all organizations working with the government will have a new identifier. This major shift has generated some questions, which GSA is trying to answer.

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Report on Election Security Gains Attention, and a Sharp Rebuke

A Virginia cybersecurity company asserted many states were vulnerable to election system intrusions. Critics called the report flawed and questioned whether the company was looking to exploit legitimate anxiety about election security.

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Workforce

Analysis: Why Won’t Democrats Say They Want Government to Solve Problems?

Americans want government to serve them, but don't have confidence that it actually can.

Management

Metrics, Trust and Job Performance

High trust organizations are more productive and among the best places to work.

Oversight

Play of the Day: The Democrats Hit the Debate Stage in Houston

Bernie Sanders had a raspy voice, Andrew Yang offered free money and Joe Biden talked about retro technology.

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‘It's All Up in The Air’: California’s Gig Worker Bill Promises Big Shifts for Truckers

What the bill will mean for Uber and Lyft has drawn attention. But the trucking industry is bracing for changes as well.

Defense

SecAF Pick: No Need to Ban Military Use of Trump Properties

Any regulations “should not be specific to any particular owner,” says Barbara Barrett.

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Judge Rules all U.S. Cities, Counties Have Stake in Opioid Settlements

U.S. District Judge Daniel Polster’s ruling broadens the scope of participants in the ongoing multi-district litigation brought against prescription drug companies.

Pay & Benefits

Interior to Offer Large Relocation Incentive to Employees Who Move Out West

The offer exceeds one recently provided by the Agriculture Department for a move to Kansas City.

Management

Days Before Planned Move, USDA Delays Relocation Date for Some Science Agency Employees

Feds at two research agencies have begun receiving letters pushing back the report date to Kansas City, but that decision could imperil employees' $10,000 buyouts.

Oversight

IG Says HUD's Furniture Order Violated Law, But Clears Carson of Wrongdoing

Secretary's wife "guided the conversation" on $31,000 order, but did not improperly influence career officials.

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A New Law Aims to Help Drivers with Autism Prevent Miscommunication with Police

Texas drivers with communication impediments, such as autism, now have the option to disclose their condition to the DMV.

Pay & Benefits

Best Dates to Retire 2020

Your annual guide to choosing an optimal day to start the next phase of your life.

Management

Watchdog: State Department Needs to Stop Letting Antiterrorism Dogs Die in Jordan

Canines were "dying due to various medical conditions, lack of veterinary care, and poor working conditions," according to a complaint received by the inspector general.