Lawmaker Threatens USDA Officials with 'Legislative Metrics' to Preserve Telework

Rep. Gerry Connolly calls Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue’s recent rollback of telework at the agency “retrograde.”

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All Agencies Can Now Buy Innovative Tech at Shark-Tank Speed arrowThanks to a new GSA program, every agency can benefit from authority ...

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Report: 68 National Parks Threatened by Offshore Drilling Expansion arrowCompanies simply can’t guarantee a catastrophic spill won’t occur ...

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Water Infrastructure Legislation Gushes Ahead in Congress arrowA House committee passed its Water Resources Development Act legislation ...


Nominee to Run Government Ethics Office Says He Won’t Tweet Like His Predecessor arrowRounds tells senators he’d have a dialog with White ...

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Universal Basic Income Could Help Poor D.C. Residents—But It’s Risky arrowThe program could cost up to $9 billion a year and has the potential ...


A Court Has Ruled That Donald Trump Blocking Users On Twitter Is Unconstitutional arrow"We must assume that the President and Scavino will ...

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Yes, Your Coworkers Are Secretly Changing The Office Temperature arrowA new survey shows just how hard the temperature battles are raging.


Rod Rosenstein Just Fired Back At Donald Trump By Using The Dictionary arrowThe embattled deputy attorney general quipped that he had ...


FBI Stands Firm on ‘Going Dark’ Problem While Acknowledging Inflated Data arrowThe bureau may have overstated by three times or more the ...

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Pay and Leave Changes for Some, TSP Fund Management and More arrowA weekly round-up of pay and benefits news.


Pentagon Bans Personal Devices from Classified Areas arrowThat includes phones, smartwatches and other devices that can transmit, store and ...


Science in the Age of Trump image description Key federal vacancies and policies dismissing climate change worry many in the field. Read more

How Well Are Federal Employees Really Paid? image description The facts are out there, however, it remains a perennial mystery in Washington. Read more

Managing Your Career in the Trump Era image description Do you feel like you are making a difference or are you just trying to survive? Read more


To Innovate, Government needs to take advantage of AI image description There is no doubt — artificial intelligence (AI) is the future. Through significant investments in tools such as machine learning and deep learning, commercial sector organizations are leading the way in discovering what is possible with AI.

Data-Driven Readiness: Using Advanced Analytics to Balance Performance with Costs image description Defense organizations have long sought to take full advantage of one of their most valuable resources – the vast amount of data they collect day in and day out. This data can support more insightful, forward-looking decisions about readiness, logistics, manpower, costs, and a host of other critical defense concerns.

Flash Poll: The AI Advantage image description New advancements in the field of machine learning are enabling organizations to process — and make use of — massive amounts of data like never before. A new poll by Government Business Council (GBC) invites federal employees to weigh in on the debate, asking them whether AI can advance mission effectiveness.

The Future of Government Wireless Networks image description Today’s federal IT networks are at a crossroads. For too long, government networks have been locked into old technology and have not had the budget to innovate. Former Federal CIO Tony Scott memorably described the condition in 2016 as “insanity at scale.” Current systems are delivering a poor experience – for both end users and IT teams – that prevent technology from enabling the mission as it should.

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