Parasites, disease and invasive species have been wrecking havoc on America’s forests for decades. Now the emerald ash borer , ahas killed some 50 million trees and it’s threatening the forests from baseball bats are made.
The federal government funds scientific research to the tune of billions of dollars a year. Once in a while, researchers commit scientific fraud.
In today’s Federal Newscast, over 30 veterans service organizations asked Senate and House Veterans Affairs leadership to help secure specific funding for the VA MISSION Act.
DHS has no trouble attracting job applications and in some ways it has too many. But Chief Human Capital Officer Angela Bailey is working to change where and how the agency recruits.
Margot Conrad of the Partnership for Public Service said it’s important to adapt government to a younger workforce with changing expectations.
Military installations often get the short straw when it comes to funding. But a new study from the Defense Department shows just how vulnerable military buildings are to cyber attacks.
In today’s Federal Newscast, 45 Democratic Senators wrote to President Donald Trump to express their concern with the White House’s recent trio of federal workforce executive orders on employee accountability, official time and collective bargaining.
For a department with detailed policy for just about everything, the Defense Department sometimes fails to back up its policies with oversight
Less than two years out from their deadline, some agencies have expressed concerns over whether they’ll have the time and funds to transition over to the new Enterprise Infrastructure Solutions (EIS) contract on-schedule.
Hats off to a nation that values inventors, values the idea of people benefitting from their own ideas.
How many members of Congress have read the nearly 600-page report from the Justice Department inspector general? That’s hard to say.
NASA’s New Horizon mission that got really close to Pluto also shows how to avoid billions in potential costs when it comes to space exploration.
Today marks the signing of the nation’s 10 millionth patent. It represents an enormous history of innovation and scientific development.
In today’s Federal Newscast, a new study by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission highlights the trouble federal agencies are having recruiting and hiring women to law enforcement positions.
Tom Temin is the host of The Federal Drive, 6 a.m.-10 a.m. on 1500 AM in the Washington, D.C. region and online everywhere. Tom has 30 years experience in journalism, mostly in technology markets.
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