President Trump boards Air Force One at Austin-Bergstrom International Airport in Texas Wednesday for his flight back to Joint Base Andrews in Maryland.

President Trump Signs Stopgap Bill Averting Shutdown for One Month

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Crawl, Walk, Run: Agencies Find the Right Pace for Cloud Innovation

Government agencies are shifting their focus from launching a handful of cloud-native applications to a more holistic approach, in which they make technology decisions based on mission needs and outcomes.

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With Overall State Spending Up, Transportation Sees Notable Gains

At least 18 states raised spending on transportation programs by 10% or more in fiscal 2019, based on estimates in a new report.

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Poll: Americans Distrust Government Collection of Data

Americans are more likely to view the collection of their data by the government as a risk than a benefit.

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VA Prepping for Go-Live of Health Records System in March

Veterans Affairs Department officials testified they’re continuing with plans to roll out their new electronic health record system in early 2020.

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Build vs. Buy? Field Insights on Speed, Deployment, Scalability, and Savings in the Data Center

IT teams in government agencies have a lot of priorities to juggle. The pressure is on to make progress across the board, often under still-limited IT budgets. How best to move forward?

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Missed Your Flight? At Some Airports, Therapy Animals Are There to Help

San Francisco is one of more than 50 airports with an in-house team of certified therapy animals that roam the terminals, offering comfort and distraction to weary travelers.

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White House Builds Out Science and Tech Office

The Trump administration has been slow to fill positions in its tech policy apparatus.

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Management

What’s Driving Apolitical Diplomats to Get Political

Some former State Department officials are so concerned by Trump’s breach of diplomatic protocol that they have begun to advise 2020 Democrats.

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Analysis: Trump’s War on Expertise Is Only Intensifying

But his attacks on career government officials could backfire with an ever more educated electorate.

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Artificial Intelligence Could Have Biggest Impact on White-Collar Jobs

New research suggests that white collar jobs are more likely to feel the impacts of artificial intelligence in the workplace than blue-collar positions.

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Some Mayors Are More Likely to Get Threats Than Others

New research shows that mayors who are younger, female, in strong mayor systems, and in larger cities are more likely to face abuse.

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Oklahoma Social Security Employees Suffer Bedbugs, Air Quality Problems

Agency officials plan another effort to eradicate the pests this weekend, but a union demands workers be relocated.

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Senate Committee Approves $250 Million to Fund the Electric Grid Security

The PROTECT Act would create a federal grant program to help small utility companies improve their digital defenses.

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Officials: Working Capital Funds Take Time But Have ‘Real Staying Power’

Agencies are still figuring out the best way to establish and govern IT working capital funds two years after passage of the MGT Act.

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Special Counsel: Fed Gave Unauthorized Tour to Political Candidate

"The employee unilaterally used her official authority to further a political campaign," Hatch Act complaint says.