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Frank Konkel

Frank Konkel

Executive Editor, Nextgov

Frank Konkel is Nextgov’s executive editor. He writes about the intersection of government and technology. Frank began covering tech in 2013 upon moving to the Washington, D.C., area after getting his start in journalism working at local and state issues at daily newspapers in his home state of Michigan. Frank was born and raised on a dairy farm and graduated from Michigan State University.
Frank Konkel is Nextgov’s executive editor. He writes about the intersection of government and technology. Frank began covering tech in 2013 upon moving to the Washington, D.C., area after getting his start in journalism working at local and state issues at daily newspapers in his home state of Michigan. Frank was born and raised on a dairy farm and graduated from Michigan State University.
Management

National Labs to Receive $1.5B Funding Boost

The resources will come from President Joe Biden’s Inflation Reduction Act.

Workforce

More Than 1 in 3 Government Employees Haven’t Taken a Vacation in Last Year, Survey Says

Public sector employees cite the cost of taking time off as a key reason why they aren’t vacationing.

Management

House Chair Looks to Protect Census from Politicization

The legislation applies mostly to the decennial census, which the U.S. government undertakes every ten years.

Workforce

6 in 10 Americans Would Quit Current Job for Remote Position

Work-life balance is increasingly important for today’s post-pandemic workforce.

Management

Senator Calls on Biden to Fill OSTP Leadership Role

This is the second request urging the Biden administration to put forth a nominee for the Office of Science and Technology Policy.

Tech

GovExec Acquires Contracting Intelligence Firm

The media company announced it has acquired Arlington, Virginia-based GovTribe.