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Next Stop on Route Fifty’s ‘Roadmap’ Roadtrip: Kansas

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With KanVote, a former state lawmaker aims to make it easier to vote in the Sunflower State.

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Questions Simmer in Oregon Over Legality of Local Marijuana Taxes

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Measure 91 prohibits local taxes on recreational weed, but that’s not stopping some cities and counties from trying to assert home rule.

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Is Hillary Clinton’s Famous Name Boosting Her in Early 2016 Polls?

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Familiar names have tremendous psychological power.

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2015 Brocade Federal Forum: Help break the network status quo

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By Bob Gourley

Our friends at FedScoop and Brocade are combining efforts to produce an informative event that can help ensure your networks and data centers are optimized.

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Local and Regional Authorities Key Partners in Disaster Risk Reduction

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The United Nations World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction, which took place in Sendai, Japan, March 14th-18th, resulted in a historic agreement by the international community to reduce disaster r

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Lessons on Post-Resilience from Venice, 2015

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“Stronger than the storm.” I can’t get this phrase out of my head, nearly one week into my sabbatical move to Venice, Italy.

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10 Places to Learn to Be A Farmer Across the Nation

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The average age of American farmers is 58.3 years, according to the U.S. Census of Agriculture.

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Historical Baumanskaya, Moscow Metro Station Closes for Renovations

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On February 8, 2015 the Baumanskaya Metro Station, in Moscow, closed for 11 months of renovations. The renovations will include changing its escalators, which were installed with its opening in 1944.

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Hackers Breached Slack’s Database Containing Users’ Contact Information and Passwords

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As a result, the company said it was adding two-factor authentication, which offers an additional security layer when users log in, and enhanced controls for team administrators to terminate active se

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The Economics of Religious Freedom Bills

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Legislation signed in Indiana this week could allow businesses to discriminate against same-sex couples. Other companies are hitting back.

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Meet the Agencies: Modeling the Future at GSA

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GSA has ensured its headquarters’ first major renovation since 1935 would serve as a model for federal offices everywhere.

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Photo ID Cards Won't Stop Food Stamp Fraud

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A new report finds that photo IDs cost more to implement than they save preventing fraud. And they make the program harder for beneficiaries to use.

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Maryland College Team Wins International Cyber Policy Hackathon

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At the end of a two-day cyber policy hackathon, the team from the University of Maryland University College was awarded the top prize for addressing a massive cyberattack on a fictional country.

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Data-Centric Jobs Already Flourishing in the Federal Government

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All told, there are some 1.6 million government workers (including state and local) in positions where data is “central to the job,” according to a recent Commerce Department report.

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VIDEO: A tribute to Olga Grkavac

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Few are as well-known or as well respected as former TechAmerica policy guru Olga Grkavac. She was honored Thursday at the annual Fed100 gala with a video tribute.

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Drop the ‘Magic’ Cloud Talk and 5 Other Steps to Cloud Migration Success

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Agency CIOs and other tech officials need to clarify the conversations around "cloud."

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In Utah, Participatory Democracy Powered by Loomio and NationBuilder

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Earlier this week, The People's Lobby launched their first participatory democracy experiment

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General Dynamics C4 Systems to support Navy radios under $37.3M contract

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General Dynamics C4 Systems has won a $37.3 million contact to support the Navy’s AN/PRC-154 and AN/PRC-154A Rifleman radios.

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Defense spending drops 8 percent in fiscal 2014

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Defense spending dropped 8 percent, or $23.7 billion, in fiscal 2014, Federal Times is reporting.

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'Harry, This Is Barack': Reid Gets a Surprise Call-in on Nevada Public Radio

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The Senate minority leader discussed his recent retirement announcement on KNPR's air Friday.

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Accenture closes on Agilex acquisition

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Accenture has closed on its acquisition of Agilex Technologies in a deal that adds more capabilities in analytics, cloud and mobility.

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Pacific Cities Resolve to Improve Urban Resilience and Upgrade Informal Settlements

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The Pacific Urban Forum 2015 met over the last week on the island of Fiji, under the theme of “Towards a New Pacific Urban Agenda: Harnessing Opportunities in a Post-2015 Environment”, to discuss

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When Enticing Millennials, Cost-of-Living Comparisons Aren’t Always What They Seem

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Yes, Columbus may be less expensive, but there’s a catch.

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Struggling Agencies Turn to Fortune 500 Leaders for Advice on Boosting Employee Morale

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Advisory board members say private-public cooperation helps to erase image of 'dumb, lazy' civil servants.

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4 Ways to Engage the Next Generation of Government Talent

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Attracting millennials will require a culture change.

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Stephen Denker Assigned as National Reconnaissance Office Deputy Director

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Maj. Gen.

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149 firms capture 204 SEWP V contracts

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Exclusive for WT Insider members, we have the list of all SEWP V winners, including the small business primes. It's a whopping total of 149 companies.

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Former SRA exec takes over HP state & local

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HP Enterprise Services names Stephen Tolbert, a former SRA executive, as the leader of its state, local and education division.

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The Week on Politwoops: Periscope eyes Meerkat

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Just one week after

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House Defense Acquisition Reform Plan Seen as Step in the Right Direction

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Armed Services chairman would streamline “broken” system to boost workforce, regain tech edge.

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First POST: Net Effects

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Ballooning digital campaign teams; early registration deadlines kept millions of people from voting in 2012; love letters to Obamacare; and much, much more.

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Facebook Eats The World With Free Global Internet Via Drones

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By Katie Kennedy

Facebook is planning on launching a drone program they call Aquila.

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This Is How TSA Decides if You Might Be Acting Like a Terrorist

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Next time you travel, be careful not to complain about airport security.

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To Promote Justice, Agencies Must Expand Access to Legal Information

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It’s not enough to have laws on the books if the people they’re designed to help don’t know about them.

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Another Reason to Love California High-Speed Rail: It's Drought-Friendly

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Despite what critics say, the project will encourage higher-density growth—and save precious water over the long term.

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Intelligent Transit: Data Improves Transit Efficiency

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Editor's note: In this five-part series, Government Technology examines the prese

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NapaTech’s Pandion: Optimized, high-speed packet capture

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By Bob Gourley

NapaTech has just announced Pandion, a powerful, highly-optimized high-speed packet capture solution. NapaTech has a history of fielding high speed devices and they applied their tale

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Does the U.S. Postal Service have an unfair competitive advantage?

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Special treatment from federal, state and local governments has given the U.S.

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10 things you can do to engage with open data (Part I)

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From fixing pot holes to contacting your lawmakers and more, there are a lot of things you can do with open data.

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Senate Passes Budget Plan in 52-46 Vote

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The Senate has passed a fiscal 2016 budget that increases military funding and seeks a 10-year deficit reduction of $5.1 trillion without raising taxes, USA Today reported Friday.

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'No Brainer' Hiring Reform Advances in Congress

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Roughly 10,000 employees could soon have an easier time removing the shackles of temporary employment.

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FBI Denies Intentionally Deleting Encryption Tips from Its Website

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“Points for creativity,” a spokesman said Thursday of reports that suggested otherwise.

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Why Young Urbanists Made Their Own City Plan for Helsinki

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“You don’t need to be a professional to speak up and make a difference in your city.” An interview with Timo Hämäläinen, a planning activist and Urban Finland blogger based in Helsinki about

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Four short links: 27 March 2015

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Play of the Day: Schoolyard Antics or Just a Swing Set on the White House Lawn?

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After Bush criticism, just how mature are important members of the Obama administration?

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San Francisco Adaptive Reuse: From Church to Tech Office

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When it comes to finding available, unique spaces in San Francisco, tech companies like Twitter, AirBnB, and countless others take on a hermit crab approach.

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The City Dwellers Who Are Growing Food in India, China and Brazil

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According to the US Department of Agriculture, around 15 percent of the world’s food is now grown in urban areas.

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Arati Prabhakar: DARPA Eyes Further Research on EM Spectrum, Big Data, Maritime Agility

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Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency Director Arati Prabhakar has outlined the organization’s projects designed to maintain U.S.

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Report: Bipartisan Bill Encourages Incentives for Federal Spectrum Auctions

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Four members of Congress have proposed a bill that would incentivize federal agencies to sell some airwave holdings for commercial wireless use, The Hill newspaper reported Thursday.

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Christopher Miller: More Work Needed for DoD-VA EHR Exchange

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The departments of Defense and Veterans Affairs continue to work on exchanges of electronic health records between both two agencies and the interoperability of their EHR systems, FCW reported We

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