For the past few months, the Census Bureau has been testing out its new IT systems in Providence County, Rhode Island.
Earlier this month, GSA issued two detailed requests for information, both to the companies who run commercial e-commerce platforms and to the vendors who might use them to sell their goods to the government.
Seventeen years after the Defense Department first started development on the F-35 fighter jet, officials are ready to move the system into full-rate production.
As the Veterans Affairs Department tries to solve staffing problems, the department’s inspector general finished its first-ever examination of what the workforce shortfalls look like at a local level.
Three more Democratic senators have added their voices in support of dozens of union leaders who oppose three recent workforce executive orders from President Donald Trump.
Rare diseases cannot hide from my Dr. Daniel Kastner, a fellow at the National Institutes of Health.
The Senate Appropriations Committee cleared a bill to give federal civilian employees a 1.9 percent pay raise in 2019.
New technology now allows the National Weather Service to automate weather balloon launches in remote areas of Alaska, which, for the last 80 years have been done manually.
After a year and a half of study, the White House rolled out what it says would be the most ambitious restructuring in the federal government’s history.
Maj. Gen. Brian Kelly said the service’s human resources division wants to be more transparent, interactive and collaborative within the personnel center.
The Trump administration plans to tackle the federal shortage of cybersecurity professionals include a new cybersecurity hiring system, a cybersecurity reservist program, and a plan to reskill current federal employees while improving the pipeline for new cyber talent.
The administration also proposes moving OPM’s current retirement services and health care and insurance offices to the General Services Administration, which would be renamed the “Government Services Agency.”
Parasites, disease and invasive species have been wreaking havoc on America’s forests for decades. Now the emerald ash borer has killed some 50 million trees and it’s threatening the forests from which 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.
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