Secret Service agents approach the stage during a campaign rally for former President Donald Trump in Pennsylvania on July 13. Trump ducked and was taken offstage after loud noises were heard after he began speaking.
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How federal agencies are responding to the Trump assassination attempt

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Discover how AI on HPC supports faster, more in-depth research in a variety of fields relevant to national interests, from climate and energy to materials and drug discovery.

Oversight

Bill to strengthen oversight of beleaguered Bureau of Prisons is cleared for president’s signature

The Senate approved the measure by unanimous consent, following several misconduct investigations into the federal prison system.

Management

Republicans look to cull agency powers in wake of Supreme Court rulings

Agencies should adjust their postures going forward while also unwinding previous actions, lawmakers say.

Management

High crimes and mental competency don’t keep presidents from security clearances because, they don’t get them

COMMENTARY | Even more important than the president when it comes to protecting classified information are those national security professionals with the jobs of ensuring it is briefed, stored, and shared properly, writes one security clearance expert.

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Federal IT leaders must safeguard sensitive data from cyber threats while embracing new technologies that improve efficiency and citizen services.

Management

Senate's FY25 spending bills gain bipartisan momentum

Committee reaches bipartisan agreement to boost funding levels that lawmakers say are key to avoiding furloughs and layoffs at agencies.

Workforce

The FLRA is nearly back at full strength following Senate confirmation vote

The Senate voted 55-37 to confirm Anne Wagner as the third member atop the Federal Labor Relations Authority, allowing the agency to consider controversial cases again for the first time in more than a year.

Management

House fails to pass measure to hold attorney general in ‘inherent contempt'

House legislators on Thursday rejected a resolution to fine Attorney General Merrick Garland for withholding audio tapes from the Justice Department special counsel’s interview with President Joe Biden.

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Management

FEMA will now consider climate change when it rebuilds after floods

A policy change from the disaster recovery agency will “integrate current and future changes in flooding based on climate science” to assess where and how to construct future buildings.

Management

White House: Feds deserve recognition this election season

Biden administration wants career civil servants to know they have been vital to the president's accomplishments.

Management

House GOP defeats effort to restore SSA funding to appropriations bill

Democrats said the planned half-billion-dollar cut to the Social Security Administration’s administrative budget would bring the agency’s workforce to the lowest level in 50 years.

Workforce

Does the Hatch Act apply to you? Election season do's and don'ts

The first installment in a series about the rules and policies federal employees should know ahead of the elections.

Workforce

Can federal employees volunteer for political campaigns and make contributions? Election season do's and don'ts

The second installment in a series about the rules and policies federal employees should know ahead of the elections.

Workforce

Can federal employees take part in political campaign activities? Election season do’s and don’ts

The third installment in a series about the rules and policies federal employees should know ahead of the elections.

Workforce

How does telework affect the Hatch Act? Election season do’s and don’ts

The fourth installment in a series about the rules and policies federal employees should know ahead of the elections.

Pay & Benefits

The importance of a federal employee 'love letter'

COMMENTARY | This gesture of love and care for your beneficiaries can be a great resource after you are gone.

Tech

US, allies take down Kremlin-backed AI bot farm

The bot farm allegedly originated from a deputy manager at RT — a Russian state-backed news agency — and spread disinformation on the X social media platform.

Management

Biden administration pledges to help agencies offload more federal buildings

The government's real estate czar calls the post-pandemic building underutilization "concerning," but warns agencies will have to spend money to save money.