One Year Later, NASA Still Doesn't Have a New Administrator

An interim director is steering the ship, but the delay between administrations is unprecedented.

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Pentagon Deputy Tapped For Powerful New Management Role


The chief management officer position would focus on business reform but include IT and data management responsibilities.

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In Case of Shutdown, These Agencies Want Your Government Phone Off


For some feds, the only authorized use of a government-issued device during a shutdown is seeing if they need to go back to work.

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Amazon Won't Ask Your Old Salary, a Rule That May Actually Hurt Women

Amazon plans to hire at least 100,000 new employees in the US this year.

Nextgov Director of the Office of Management and Budget Mick Mulvaney, left, speaks as Marc Short, White House director for legislative affairs, stands nearby during a press briefing at the White House, Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018.

Trump Team Enters New, Risky Territory on Shutdown Budgeting

Administration may be skirting the limits of its legal authority to carry forward and transfer funding.

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The Real Reasons Why the Government Shut Down

Immigration isn’t the only sticking point.


Government Shuts Down After Senate Rejects One-Month Stopgap Spending Bill

Lawmakers did not come up with an alternate plan in time for the midnight deadline.


NASA Is Testing A Nuclear Reactor

It's one way to help us survive on Mars.


DHS Contract Aims To Make Sharing Cyber Threat Data Easier Than Ever

The contract would add advanced search functions its IMPACT database.


State CIOs Want Federal Agencies to Get Out of Their Way

NASCIO’s advocacy priorities cite duplicative and conflicting security regulations and audits as a waste of time and money.


Is 2018 the Year Congress Finally Passes 'Dig Once' Broadband Legislation?

Advocates worry the allure of Trump’s elusive infrastructure package is stalling improved Internet access, particularly in rural America.

Nextgov A U.S. Park Police officer watches at left as a National Park Service employee posts a sign on a barricade closing access to the Lincoln Memorial in Washington.

UPDATED: See Who Gets Sent Home in a Shutdown

Some agencies would furlough virtually everyone, while others would remain completely open if there is a lapse in appropriations.