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Bill Exempting Some Feds From Retirement Tax Penalty Heads to Obama

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Measure would allow law enforcement officers to draw from their savings at age 50 without paying 10 percent penalty.

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Soon, We’ll Be Able to Control Robot Limbs With Our Minds, Like Luke Skywalker

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In 2014, a robot arm that connects into the electrical activity in muscles was approved for commercial sale by the Food and Drug Administration.

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Vencore finds new CFO

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Vencore has named Jennifer Felix senior vice president and chief financial officer, effective July 20, 2015.

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NASA's Newest Robot is Part Ape, Part Machine

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A disaster-response robot for here on Earth.

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Taking a Pass on Passion

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A lot of the world’s best work is done without getting all fired up about it.

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Will Maine Create a $500 Municipal Broadband Fund?

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The state of Maine is firmly committed to municipal broadband — it just doesn't want to pay for it.

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TSA Wants to Tweet with Travelers

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The DHS agency is looking for sources for a social media management contract.

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The House opens up to open source

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Traditionally, members of the House of Representatives have been presented with a l

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Key GOP senator on OPM’s Archuleta: ‘I wouldn’t rely on her to clean up this mess’

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After her fourth appearance on Capitol Hill in nine days to defend her actions before and following the massive hack of federal personnel records and security clearance data, it’s clear that Ka

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Play of the Day: Even More on the Confederate Battle Flag

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Alabama and Mississippi examine their use of the symbol.

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Inside STG's acquisition and its new path forward

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STG is being acquired, but the transaction is just a new beginning for the company as it positions itself for more aggressive moves in the government market.

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Morbark gets the nod in cooperative contract (with related video)

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Morbark has won a four-year contract to provide National Joint Powers Alliance (NJPA) members with medium-duty and compact construction and maintenance equipment.

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Midwest Green Fleets Forum & Expo

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Location

Columbus, Ohio Convention Center
Columbus, OH
United States
39° 57' 40.

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SAIC wins $64.2M task order to refresh Marine Corps IT

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Science Applications International Corp. has won a $64.2 million task order to provide the Navy with Marine Corps Enterprise Information Technology Services technology refresh services.

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DIGITALiBiz nabs $13M task order to support FAA technical center

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DIGITALiBiz has won a $13 million task order to provide integration and interoperability facility support services at the Federal Aviation Administration’s William J. Hughes Technical Center.

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Why Cyber War Is Dangerous for Democracies

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The most worrying form of government spying isn’t the kind Edward Snowden exposed.

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The First Small Step on Mars Won’t Be Made by Humans, But by Robots

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The U.S. space agency wants to use its R5 Valkyrie robot to explore the surface of Mars.

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Post-OPM Hack, An Opportunity to Retool Encryption

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Redefining encryption in a more holistic manner can be done with the proper technologies and policies in place – even for something as old as a COBOL legacy.

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GAO: Agencies Must Adopt Multilayered Security Approach

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The Government Accountability Office has recommended the use of multilayered approach to security in light of recent cyber attacks on government networks.

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DISA’s Kim Rice: Pentagon’s Mobile Service for Classified Data Enters Operational Stage

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Kim Rice, mobility portfolio manager at the Defense Information Systems Agency, has said that a Defense Department service for users to access classified information and voice data has entered the op

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Andy Ozment: DHS Continues Push for CDM, Einstein 3A Implementation

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The Department of Homeland Security is working to complete the implementation of its Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation program at more nondefense agencies as part of efforts to detect cyber vuln

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Miller to VA: Agency has ‘a management issue far more than … a money issue.’

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Despite a tense hearing, a House oversight committee said it will give the Department of Veterans Affairs more “flexibility,” to help ease a $2.5 billion budget shortfall the agency said i

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In Supreme Court ruling on Obamacare, IRS rule-writers are vindicated

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Thursday’s Supreme Court decision upholding a key provision of the Affordable Care Act, while a victory for President Obama’s signature legislation, also is a win for tax policy experts at

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Try GSA for Your Nuptial Needs

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Agency will auction off items from an Alaska bridal shop that was a criminal front.

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Reports: NSA Chief Michael Rogers Declines to Attribute OPM Hack

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Adm. Michael Rogers, head of the National Security Agency and U.S.

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The Government Tells You How to Eat Healthy, But Should It Tell You How to Eat Green?

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House Republicans are looking to limit federal food advice to "diet and nutrient intake," and keep their sustainability thoughts to themselves.

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The Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Obamacare Insurance Subsidies

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The court says a challenge based on an ambiguous word was "unpersuasive."

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We need a sharper focus on money in politics

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It’s not the kind of thing I ever tried to do, but a term I was the first to use, back in a 2010 blog post f

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Air Force works on draft statement on ‘Office in the Sky’ contract

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The Air Force released a draft work statement to get feedback on its “Office in the Sky” contract requirements.

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Recruiters Read a Tiny Part of Your Résumé, If They Read It At All

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Obsessing over a perfect résumé is often a waste of time — time better spent making connections.

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The First Step on Mars Won’t Be Made By Humans, But By Robots

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The space agency wants to use its R5 Valkyrie robot.

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Verisign’s Q1 2015 DDoS Trends Report: Mitigating More DDoS Attacks This Quarter than in 2014

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Verisign's Q1 2015 DDoS Trends Report reveals some interesting trends we should all be aware of.

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Environmentalists Fear the FDA’s Trans Fats Rule

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It's good for your arteries, but replacing trans fats with ingredients like palm oil could have an environmental dark side.

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OPM Moves to Secure IT Systems; Katherine Archuleta Comments

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The Office of Personnel Management has been collaborating with other federal agencies, Congress and industry to identify additional methods for OPM to strengthen protection of its systems and data.

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FCC Gives IBM Green Light to Operate New Cloud Services

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The FCC’s work with IBM plays an integral role in the agency’s modernization effort.

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Theresa Marie Whelan: US Should Leverage Geospatial Intell-SFO Relationship

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A Pentagon official has said that counterterrorism efforts in Afghanistan and Iraq have resulted in a “hand-in-glove” relationship between geospatial intelligence and special operations forces, D

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Frank Kendall Urges Defense Acquisition Staff to Help Increase DoD’s Tech Capacity

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Frank Kendall, defense undersecretary for acquisition, technology and logistics, has encouraged the Defense Department‘s procurement employees to always consider technical and cost factors when

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How Can Local Design Impact Large Infrastructure Plans and Projects?

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After decades of “progress” and aggressive, mostly unplanned, growth, the modern city in the “developed world” collapses under the weight of its heavy infrastructure.

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Brad Carson: DoD Personnel System Behind Developments in HR Practices

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Brad Carson, acting defense undersecretary for personnel and readiness, is working to overhaul a Pentagon personnel management system that he believes has fallen behind developments in civilian h

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The GS System Cannot Be Fixed

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But there is a better way to ensure federal pay is fair and competitive.

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Hundreds of Young Cities are “Londonizing” – Suburban Districts Re-municipalizing and Seeking Community Renewal

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Hundreds of young cities like Toronto are going through a “Londonizing” phase, as suburban districts sort of re-municipalize and assume some of their old duties (and identities).

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Four short links: 25 June 2015

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Hacked OPM and Background Check Contractors Lacked Logs, DHS Says

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Hackers first penetrated OPM, USIS and KeyPoint in the fall of 2013.

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How Campaigners Won High Quality Cycling Lanes for London – and What's Next

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As construction in London's centre begins of high quality cycle routes for the first time, we assess how we got to this point, and ask "what happens next"?

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Millions of dollars for veterans sat unspent for three years — and now it may be too late

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For three years, more than $43 million the Department of Veterans Affairs had set aside to inform veterans about their benefits sat in an account, not a penny spent, until an agency financial manager

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Water, Education and Development: Making an African City Work

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“Africa just keeps getting skipped during these larger discussions.” Water cities, protest over water privatization, working with decision makers, and the role of education in innovative change ar

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How Transit-Oriented Development Benefits Local Economies

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Urbanization can be an opportunity to change how cities are planned, making them more sustainable, people-centered places.

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Publicizing the Benefits of Landscape Architecture

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Mia Lehrer wants the world to know that great design + ecological principals + environmental justice = beauty + function in our cities = Landscape Architecture.

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James Kurose: NSF Prototype Cloud Architectures Available to Researchers

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The National Science Foundation‘s Directorate for Computer and Information Science and Engineering is calling on researchers to utilize technology prototypes developed under the NSFFutureClou

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4 Senators Ask GAO to Look Into Internet of Things Market

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A bipartisan Senate group has requested that the Government Accountability Office determine the impact Internet of Things technology have on the U.S. economy and end users.

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