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Is a Senate-Confirmed Federal CIO the Key to IT Reform?

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Bill envisions a newly created Digital Government Office in the White House

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E-mails show Lois Lerner used offensive term to describe conservatives

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Former Internal Revenue Service official Lois Lerner once used an offensive term to describe conservatives who criticize the direction of the country, according to e-mails released Wednesday by House

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Los Angeles: The Beginning of Nationwide Wi-Fi?

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The city of Los Angeles is looking to build a citywide broadband network, and posted a request for information (RFI) on how best to accomplish the task.

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As Feds Debate, New Mexico Town Grapples With Border Crisis

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Wave of immigrant children costs local officials more stress than cash.

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Cable Car System Takes Transport to New Heights in Bolivia

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Residents of the La Paz/El Alto Metropolitan area now have a new option for navigating the region’s mountainous geography.

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Obama Asks the GOP to 'Stop Hating All the Time'

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The president says that “we could do so much more if Congress would come on and help out a little bit."

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How Massachusetts Is Fighting the Supreme Court's Abortion Ruling

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The state passed a law Wednesday that strengthens protest restrictions around abortion clinics.

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Obamacare Website Has Cost $840 Million

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A slew of management failures led to the site's disastrous launch, according to a new GAO report.

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The Surgeon General Seriously Wants You to Stop Tanning

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Report condemns both outdoor and indoor tanning.

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What Fixes Would You Make to the FAR? - Plus the 7 Gov Stories

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On GovLoop Insights’ DorobekINSIDER:

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Making Good Mistakes

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When you fail (and you will), do it for the right reasons.

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First POST: Costs

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Estimated the costs of the NSA surveillance scandal; shifts in the politics of net neutrality; new tools for encrypting mobile phone communications, and much, much more.

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Play of the Day: America Is The Oprah Of Middle East Weapon Systems

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Everyone gets missiles!

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Congress Passed a Cell-Phone Unlocking Bill. But It Won't Do Much.

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It's a popular cause, but the legislation is mostly symbolic.

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The USPS's Hail-Mary Idea: Embrace 3-D Printing

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Even if the USPS were agile enough to adapt to 3-D printing, doing so would only scratch the surface of remedying the agency's financial troubles.

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The 'Dangerous, Scary Trend' in Retaliation Against Whistleblowers: Criminal Probes

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Grassley aide says Congress could strengthen protections against agency misuse of such investigations.

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House Clears Bill Making it Easier to Fire VA Execs

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Overhaul legislation would cut off terminated employees’ pay immediately, but allow them seven days for an MSPB appeal.

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21 Emails From the Democratic Party About Impeachment

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President Obama's supporters are using fringe threats as a potent fundraising tool. Here's what it looks like.

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How the implementation of GASB Statement No. 68 will affect you

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Ted Williamson, a partner in RubinBrown's Assurance Services Group, discusses GASB's Statement No. 68, and what it's impacts will be on local governments.

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Terror Victims Can’t Seize Iranian and Syrian Web Addresses

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ICANN: Internet domains aren’t owned by anybody, including ICANN, so they aren’t considered property.

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And the Winners are in….

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McDonald Takes Over as VA Secretary Today

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Low-key ceremony at VA HQ

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Lawmaker: VA Alone Is Sitting on $2B in Underused Property

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House Oversight panel decries 7,000 in unneeded federal assets worth $350 billion.

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Indianapolis Mayor Announces Plan to Expand Preschool Access

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Mayor promotes $50 million program as part of crime-fighting initiative.

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Lessons From the Upside Down Fire

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911 Made Safer – Protecting EMTs!

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We’ve all seen an ambulance racing down the street, sirens blaring, weaving in and out of traffic.

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Heee's baaaack!

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The eyes of Civil War Union General William T.

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Light Rail

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Minnesota's Green Line connects the Twin Cities

While the debate in Washington over the funding of the national transportation system bumps along in fits and sta

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This fraud scheme targets the families of unaccompanied immigrant children

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Scammers are preying on the relatives of unaccompanied immigrant children awaiting processing in the United States, pretending to be immigration officials and demanding substantial payments, according

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Lessons Learned to Create the Open GIS Platform

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Liberal groups to Joni Ernst: Keep the ethanol cash flowing

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Two new ads unveiled on Wednesday take aim at Iowa Senate candidate Joni Ernst for her controversial remarks on the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS).

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Cubic bolsters defense business unit with two VP appointments

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Cubic Corp. has strengthened its defense business unit by making two vice presidents.

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Novetta Solutions acquires small analytics firm

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Novetta Solutions has acquired Global News Intelligence in a move that strengthens Novetta’s analytics capabilities. Financial terms were not disclosed.

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Why Federal IT Reform Is Getting Cheaper

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Pared-down Senate bill is projected to cost less than House-passed measure.

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Some New Feds Could Soon Get Bonus Sick Leave

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Lawmakers want to give certain new hires up-front time off for medical appointments.

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VA moves to fire employees for data manipulation

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The Department of Veterans Affairs this week proposed disciplinary actions for six of its medical employees, including the directors of the Rocky Mountain network and the Cheyenne, Wyo., VA clinic,

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Who Wins in the Name Game?

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From dating to job prospects, a name has remarkable power over the path of its owner's life.

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Bob McDonnell's Legal Defense Is to Paint His Spouse As a Desperate Housewife

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The current claim is that Mrs. McDonnell was an attention starved and lonely wife who had a "crush" on their benefactor.

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SAIC wins $21.6M Navy contract for fleet training services

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Science Applications International Corp. has won a $21.6 million contract to support the Fleet Forces Command’s Fleet Deployment Training Program.

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Do You Trust Yourself Enough to Call it a Day?

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Trust is important in any relat

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FTC Makes Recommendations to Prevent Cramming

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By Shannon Perry

A recent press release from the Federal Trade Commission identifies “cramming” as a significant threat to American consumers and announces the release of an FTC report addressing

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Mitch McConnell's Musical Attack on EPA

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The Senate minority leader recruited a reality-TV singer to fight the climate rules.

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NSA’s Richard Ledgett Calls For Help to Develop Global Cyber Standards

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Richard Ledgett, deputy director at the National Security Agency, has called on several countries to jointly develop international standards for cyber regulations, the Aspen Daily News reported Sunda

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Who Should Zone Cities?

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The Old Urbanist has just published an informative post called “Where Zoning Went Wrong.” In it, he talks about some of the defining characterstics of American city planning and suggests that the

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The Border Crisis Takes a Pause From Politics

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At an ad-hoc hearing during a packed day, the actual unaccompanied minors took the focus.

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Wyle wins $270M program management contract with NASA

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Wyle has won a $270 million contract to provide mission support to NASA at its Ames Research Center in Moffet Field, Calif.

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The growth of urban sustainability

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Matthew Lynch is project director of the Urban Infrastructure Initiative at the World Business Council for Sustainable Development speaks about the challenges facing cities in their efforts to become

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Transportation at the crossroads

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Money, Millennials, technology and sustainability drive the future

Money, Millennials, technology and sustainability drive the future of transportation.

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Tom Vilsack, John Holdren: Industry, Gov’t to Help Ensure US Food System Resilience

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Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack and Office of Science and Technology Policy Director John Holdren have outlined the administration’s Climate Data Initiative and their views on how it aims t

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Could Silicon Valley Become the Next Camden?

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From phonographs to smartphones, no technology—or industry—is immune to change.

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