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Influence Analytics: Climate change and narcotics occupy feds

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Welcome to another edition of "Influence Analytics," a recurring series on trends in lobbying and regulations — on and off

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Justice Department inspector investigates DEA payments for Amtrak passenger info

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Federal investigators are examining why agents from the Drug Enforcement Administration allegedly paid an Amtrak secretary more than $850,000 for passenger information that the agency could have obt

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Obama’s Next Technology Guru May Be This Staunch Supporter of Women in Tech

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Smith has been a vocal supporter of women in technology, including the industry’s need to celebrate the “lost history” of little-known female tech pioneers and companies need to set diversity go

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Democrats Say Climate Change Is As Big a Threat As ISIS

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A new poll shows how Democrats and Republicans view security threats to the U.S.

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Report: J&J Vet Russell Deyo to be Nominated DHS Management Undersecretary

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Russell Deyo, a 27-year veteran of healthcare company Johnson & Johnson, will be nominated to succeed Rafael Borras as the Department of Homeland Security‘s undersecretary for management, F

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Digital Engagement Strategy Series: Measure and Analyze Outreach Results

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By John Simpson, Engagement Consultant at GovDelivery

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Airtec wins $10.8M million contract to support U.S. Southern Command

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Airtec Inc. has won a $10.8 million contract to provide the U.S. Southern Command with intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance services.

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Ferguson Police Sued for $41.5 Million Over Civil Rights Abuses

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Six are suing the Ferguson and St. Louis County police forces, alleging that the officers' arrests and use of tear gas and rubber bullets violated their civil rights.

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One Cloud Designed for Government

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Virtual event with customer perspectives and Microsoft executive and partner insights into how governments are using the cloud to modernize, reduce costs and better engage citizens.

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Engagement Has Moved Online - Have Governments?

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A few years ago I heard it said by political advisors that one hand-written letter to a Minister counts for more than 100 emails on the same topic.

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Friday Fun: Cycling Innovations Make Bikeable Cities Worldwide

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Instead of sitting in gridlock on a busy road at 8:30 am, imagine cycling safely in dedicated lanes for a quick, pleasant commute.

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The White House Is Spoiling for a Fight on Immigration

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Obama seems determined to push ahead, despite the fears of some Democrats.

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Todd Park to Serve as Presidential Technology Adviser

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Todd Park, formerly chief technology officer and assistant to President Barack Obama, will serve on a new role as technology adviser to the president.

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U.S. Tells Russia to 'Stop Lying' About Its Involvement in Ukraine

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The United Nations Security Council held an emergency meeting Thursday to discuss the conflict.

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How Michigan’s DOT Became Way More Efficient and Technically Savvy

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Watch how the agency streamlined its approval processes and communications.

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What government buyers are looking for in grounds maintenance equipment (with related video)

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Jack Switzer and Bill Frank of the John Deere Turf Division

Experts from John Deere talk about the kinds of grounds maintenance products that government buyers

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145 Immigration Activists Arrested Outside White House

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The choreographed arrests were organized to push President Obama to stop the deportations of Central American children and keep families together.

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Adm. Michael Rogers Wants Trained Forces, Joint Network for Cyber Command

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Navy Adm. Michael Rogers, head of U.S. Cyber Command, has outlined his priorities for the organization as it seeks to fulfill new requirements, GovInfoSecurity reported Thursday.

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Play of the Day: It's All Obama's Fault

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Stephen Colbert connects the rise of the Islamic State to one person.

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Robert Cardillo to Aim for Open, Collaborative Initiatives as Next NGA Chief

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The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency‘s next director will face the need to ensure that NGA keeps an open dialogue with industry to address technical GEOINT challenges, says A.J.

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Today in #OpenGov 8/29/2014

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Keep reading for today's look at #OpenGov news, events, and analysis, including a military grade lobbying effort, teaching OAS members about transparency, and balancing bike share.

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People With an Inflated View of Themselves Get Others to Believe It, Too

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The implications span across the workforce.

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Bees as Bellwether: Studying Colony Loss In the United States

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If you keep bees, have an interest in bees or have ever heard the often muttered phrase ‘Colony Collapse Disorder’ or CCD, you may have heard of Jonathan vanEngelsdorp, research scientist for the

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Four short links: 29 August 2014

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Joshua Campbell: FBI, Secret Service Probe Cyber Attacks on U.S. Financial Firms

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The Federal Bureau of Investigation is probing the scope of reported cyber attacks against financial companies in the U.S., Reuters reported Thursday.

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Streetcars are Just a Tool

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Earlier this month the Toronto Star published an article talking about the resurgence of streetcars in American cities.

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Roberta Stempfley: Govt-Wide Certification Program Needed to Screen Mobile Apps

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A Department of Homeland Security official has proposed creating a government-wide security authorization service that would validate mobile applications before federal staff can download the apps, N

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Call for Imaginative Design to Build Green Infrastructure in Our Cities

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Cities Alive: Rethinking Green Infrastructure from the Landscape Institute and Arup shows how the incorporation of green infrastructure with imaginative design can help to create healthier, safer and

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A VA employee, a crack house, and a lengthy firing process

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What does it take for the Department of Veterans Affairs to fire a rogue employee?

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Thoughts on Problem Definition from NYU's GovLab

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by Nick Charney

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We Have LRT, Now What? Ottawa's Next Transit Challenge

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In 2018, Ottawa’s new light rail transit (LRT), the thirteen station Confederation Line, will go into service.

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Why Has our Society Become so Isolated and Distrusting?

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I talk to strangers. I know, it’s dangerous. But this is not about to read like a lesson in “How to Chat Up Strangers and Get Yourself Kidnapped”.

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Ranking America's Top Young Labor Forces: A Rust Belt Rising?

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Perhaps Cleveland is the next Pittsburgh, and Pittsburgh the next Boston. Clarifying this entails analyzing how human capital development and economic restructuring takes place.

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2014 Trusted Cyber Collaboration Workshop: 24-26 Sep in Crystal City VA

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By Bob Gourley

If you are or have been involved in enterprise grade cyber security you know the importance of collaboration among trusted teams of professionals.

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Oh No: Obama Once Again Talks About ‘Sacred Trust’ with Vets

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He’s used the line repeatedly since 2007.

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The Postal Service Paid $287K for Trailers It Either Lost or Never Received

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USPS is losing lots of money - and vehicles.

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Oakland App Sheds Light on Campaign Finance

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In the run up to a mayoral election on November 4, Oakland, Calif., will add an extra level of scrutiny to campaign finance.

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Infographic: Big Data, Where Does it Come From?

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The key sources for the information deluge

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Phased Retirement: Case Studies

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Running the numbers on a couple of hypothetical examples of employees considering the new option.

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VA launches ‘more robust’ version of GI Bill Comparison Tool

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The Department of Veterans Affairs on Thursday updated its online GI Bill Comparison Tool with the goal of improving how former troops estimate their education benefits and explore programs across th

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How Agencies Can Take a New Approach on Procurement

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“You can’t teach an old

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Fashionable Wearable Charger for your Smartphone

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By Katie Kennedy

Q Designs has created a unique bracelet that increases your phone’s battery life.

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Indiana Judge Has Unusual Courthouse Dispute With Mayor

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Kokomo mayor says judge has shown “bizarre behavior over time.”

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Sen. Feinstein Pushes to Delay Release of CIA Torture Report

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The classified torture report will come out only on her timeline.

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An Ebola Vaccine May Be on the Way

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Clinical trials begin next week, NIH announces.

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Sen. Feinstein Pushes to Delay Release of CIA Torture Report

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The classified torture report will come out only on her timeline.

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California's Underground Water War

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California has been the only western state without groundwater regulation—but now that looks set to change.

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Six ways to do more with less when marketing to government

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These days, more than ever, marketing to your government customers is crucial. Focused Image CEO Todd Eckhardt gives you six ways to market the right way.

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LGS Innovations wins $7.3M task order to upgrade Army network

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LGS Innovations has won a $7.3 million task order with the Army to upgrade the Joint Base Lewis-McChord network.

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Sister of Suspected Boston Marathon Bombers Arrested for Bomb Threat

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"I know people who can put a bomb on you,” Tsarnaeva allegedly said.

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