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The EPA Is Seeking Funding to Improve the Cybersecurity of America’s Water Systems

The Environmental Protection Agency is aiming to invest $4 billion in upgrades to the nation’s water and wastewater infrastructure with a strong focus on cybersecurity.

How to Make Performance Reviews Less Terrible – Especially Given the Challenges of Supervising Remote Workers

Performance reviews were always a challenge, but even more so in the age of hybrid work, when some employees are in the office more often than others.

USPS Plans to Close More Facilities and Repurpose Those That Remain

As Louis DeJoy seeks to implement his vision, new confirmed board members could tip the scales for USPS governance.

The U.S. Embassy in Kyiv Resumes Operations

It’s been three months since Russia started the war in Ukraine.

It’s Impossible to Determine Your Personal COVID-19 Risks and Frustrating to Try – but You Can Still Take Action

People want a simple answer. Is this action safe? But despite Anthony Fauci bouncing responsibility for COVID-19 risk assessment to individuals, your risk can’t be boiled down to one probability.

Biden Says Agencies Will Be Ready for Hurricane Season. But a Watchdog Is Warning of Shortfalls

Federal responders will have what they need, president says. GAO says the government should do more to help local communities prepare.

Scam Artists Have Misused the DHS Seal. One Lawmaker Wants to Change That

“It is clear the department needs express authority to protect its seal so it can pursue action against those who unlawfully misappropriate it,” said Rep. Bennie Thompson.

The White House Repeats Its Call for a Confirmed Guns Agency Director After Buffalo Tragedy

The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives has lacked a permanent director since 2015.

States Have Yet to Spend Hundreds of Millions of Federal Dollars to Tackle COVID Health Disparities

A year ago, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention awarded states and local health departments $2.25 billion to help people of color and other populations at higher risk from COVID. But a KHN review shows public health agencies across the country have been slow to spend it.

The Census Undercount Threatens Federal Food and Health Programs on Reservations

The 2020 census undercounted people living on Native American reservations. The money for many needed federal aid programs is tied to those population numbers.

Treasury Department Opens Investigation into Gov. Greg Abbott’s Use of Federal Funds for Border Mission

Texas has been using coronavirus relief money to help pay for the multibillion-dollar deployment.

Inside the Federal Government’s Mission to Explore a Sunken Civil War Battleship

"Everywhere you look, wonder and awe," the NOAA marine archaeologist leading the exploration said, previewing the first-ever livestream of the area.

Wanted: New Vaccine Advisory Committee Members

HHS is looking for candidates with diverse areas of expertise. 

That Time EPA Contractors Built Secret Man Caves in a Warehouse

When “vermin feces” is the second-biggest issue in your facility, you know you’ve got problems.