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5 Years In, 5 Busted Predictions About Obamacare

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The health care law is defying Democrats’ dreams and Republicans’ warnings.

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FTC Launches Investigative Arm to Tackle Internet of Things, Big Data

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The new office aims to address all consumer technological risks, according to Chief Technologist Ashkan Soltani.

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Some Feds Just Got a 34 Percent Pay Boost

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The change affects blue-collar workers in western North Dakota, where the oil and natural gas boom have increased private wages and the cost of living.

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Union Decries Pentagon’s Proposed Cuts to Commissary Subsidy

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AFGE warns of “Walmartization” as DoD retailers struggle to stay open.

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Federal CIO Council Named 'Worst' in Open Government

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This is the council's second time winning the Rosemary Award, so named for Nixon secretary Rose Mary Woods, who erased 18.5 minutes of a Watergate tape.

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Democratic Lawmaker: We Need Cyber Legislation Before NSA Reform

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“High-level” discussions on surveillance overhaul aren’t taking place, Rep. Adam Schiff said.

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Are You the Fire Hose or the Nozzle?

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Don't flood the zone with your thoughts without knowing what you want to accomplish.

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Obama Administration Unveils Controversial Fracking Standards

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GOP senators waste no time introducing bill to block the rules.

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Army opens $7.2B intell contract for business

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The Army releases its final winners of its $7.3 billion Global Intelligence Support Services contract. Who made the last cut?

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Who Owns Your License Plate?

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In a case on whether Texas must issue plates with the Confederate battle flag, the Supreme Court takes up a more fundamental free-speech question.

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OpenGov Voices: Who tries to influence policies in Slovenia — and who knows about it?

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Vid Doria, secretary general and project coordinator at Transparency International Slovenia.

After years of struggle, Slovenia finally introduced new provisions to regulate lobbying wit

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MacAulay-Brown wins $14M contract to support sensor development

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MacAulay-Brown has won a $14 million contract to support sensor development at the Wright State Research Institute.

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Small biz wins $29M Navy contract to support private-public partnerships

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The Concourse Group has won a $29 million contract to provide the Navy with professional services in support of its public-private venture program.

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WT launches contractor confidence index

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Welcome to our first Washington Technology Contractor Confidence Index where we track the how industry feels about the direction of today's market.

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State Says It Mistakenly Gave Itself an F on Email Security

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A buggy scoring system and self-reporting mistakes are partly to blame for State earning "0" marks on email encryption, officials say.

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How NASA’s New Ion Engine Could Power a Mission to Mars

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The NASA spacecraft Dawn has spent more than seven years traveling across the solar system to intercept the asteroid Vesta and the dwarf planet Ceres.

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Pragmatics wins Air Force task orders for next-gen 911

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Pragmatics has won a number of task orders totaling $1 million to support Enhanced 911 systems for the Air Force.

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Did an IG Vacancy Delay Exposure of Clinton Emails?

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POGO criticizes State Department watchdog for overlooking issues at highest levels.

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Six Things You Can Do in 15 Minutes or Less to Be More Productive

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Take time out to focus and become a better leader.

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First POST: Cowed

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TedCruz.com for president; Meerkat fever; who does Facebook work for (probably not you); Medium, "the billionaire's typewriter"; and much, much more.

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All the Reasons Why Emotionally Intelligent People Are So Happy at Work

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Making yourself happy doesn’t just improve your performance; it’s also good for your health.

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DARPA Issues RFI on Processing Models for Large-Scale Computer Simulations

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The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency is seeking ideas from the public on technologies that boost processing power to support computer simulations used in scientific research and development

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CIO Survival Guide: How to Respond to 5 Game-Changing Disasters

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Scotland’s favorite son Robert Burns once wrote that the best laid schemes of mice and men often go awry.

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Top trends local governments need to watch in 2015

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Shawn Rodriguez, senior director of state and local government and education for NetApp highlights some tech trends local governments should be aware of in 2015.

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L.A. CTO: We are actively upgrading city’s IT in the cloud

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An exclusive interview with LA’s CTO reveals some of the city’s strategy

Steve Reneker, CTO for Los Angeles, speaks with GPN about how the cloud fits into th

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House oversight leaders ‘disappointed’ Secret Service chief plans to testify alone

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The heads of a powerful congressional panel are “very disappointed” that the Secret Service chief plans to testify alone about agency accountability on Monday after two agents drove in

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GOP Budgets Cutting Retirement Benefits Face Rocky Paths in Both Chambers

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The House and Senate want to pass spending blueprints before leaving town for two weeks.

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Rod Turk: DOE Seeks to Bolster Security Tools at Agency’s Cyber Coordination Hub

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Rod Turk, chief information security officer at the U.S.

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Consequences of the federal travel clampdown: More costs

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Staff at the U.S.

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Impossible Conversations: The Longer I'm Prime Minister

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by Kent Aitken

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Walkability for the Most Vulnerable

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As placemakers, city builders, planners, and designers we all too often forget how important inclusion is to our process.

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Four short links: 23 March 2015

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Data APIs, design, and visual storytelling

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Sylvia Burwell, Karen DeSalvo: HHS Proposes EHR Rules for Incentives, Interoperability

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The Department of Health and Human Services is leading efforts to release the latest rules on managing electronic health records under the Medicare and Medicaid EHR Incentive Programs and 2015 Edi

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NSA’s Adm. Michael Rogers: US Military’s Cyber Defense Corps to Begin Operations in September 2016

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Adm. Michael Rogers, director of the National Security Agency and commander of the U.S. Cyber Command, has said the U.S.

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Obama’s 2016 Budget Proposal Allots $5.5B for DoD Cyber Operations

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More than half of President Barack Obama’s proposed fiscal 2016 cybersecurity budget of $5.5 billion for the Defense Department would go to the agency’s cyber infrastructure operations an

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Reuters: FAA to Issue New Guides for Commercial Drone Flights

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The Federal Aviation Administration could soon release new guidelines to streamline the authorization process and ease restrictions on the use of drones for commercial operations, Reuters reporte

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Katrina McFarland: Pentagon Developing Weapons Cybersecurity Rules

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The Defense Department is preparing new rules for weapons acquisition and guidelines on what program managers should do to avoid hacking of military technologies, Reuters reported Sunday.

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Why Are the Two Most Sustainable Forms of Transport Missing from the UN Sustainable Development Goals?

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In a forthcoming international agreement that will steer development policy and funding for the next 15 years, the question remains whether walking and biking as transport modes will be recognized as

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The Fused Grid: A New Model for Planning Healthy and Liveable Developments

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Much has been written about the importance of making our cities healthy and liveable and about what can be done to making them that way.

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7 Ways in which Trees and Vegetation are Essential for Cities and Health

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The National Arbor Day Foundation has a simple app on its website that allows visitors to see how a city changes as it adds tree cover and other vegetation.

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The 4 Most Popular Federal Websites Aren’t Mobile Friendly

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None of these highly trafficked dot-govs adhere to responsive Web design standards.

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Mac Thornberry to Propose Defense Acquisition Reform Bill with Anti-Red Tape Language

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Mac Thornberry (R-Texas), chairman of the House Armed Services Committee, is set to introduce legislation aimed at fixing procurement issues at the Defense Department, The Hill newspaper reported Sun

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Reading Between the Lines of a Midtown Triplex

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It’s common for many of the houses in central areas of Toronto to be converted into duplexes and triplexes or to flip back into single family homes after being subdivided for rentals.

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California Startup Links People with Local Agriculture Via Website, App

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A company in California is using technology to engage people in local agriculture and support the local farming economy.

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Californian Unions Take Aim at Pension Reform Ballot Measure

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Organized labor in the Golden State say they’ll spend whatever it takes to defeat a ballot measure on government pensions.

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Can 'Uber 9-1-1' Improve Emergency Medical Response?

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An interesting, but complicated idea: Medically trained Uber drivers with defibrillators and Epi-Pens.

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How Kansas City, Kan., Is Fixing Its Sewers

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The local government is under a September 2016 federal deadline to come up with a plan to stop unlawful raw sewage overflows into the Kansas and Missouri rivers.

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New Book Tells of Small, Rural Farmers Beating the Odds in Tobacco Country

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In a time and place where unprecedented numbers of small farmers are going under every year, a new book profiles eight small farmers who are using a blend of creativity and market research to craft a

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NASA Went to Space and All Humans Got Was This Acne Treatment

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How astronaut technology has found its way into drugstores and hospitals

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