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OPM updates closure procedures; no excused absences for pre-approved paid leave
Federal News Radio |  Thursday, December 18, 2014
Federal employees who are on pre-approved paid leave during a government closure will no longer be given an excused absence, according to updated Washington, D.C., Area Dismissal and Closure Procedures released today by the Office of Personnel Management. Read More...
America's Holiday Lights Can Be Seen from Space
Nextgov  |  Thursday, December 18, 2014
They're especially bright in the suburbs, says NASA. Read More...
Why big procurements struggle and what can be done about it
Washington Technology |  Thursday, December 18, 2014
There’s a wealth of constantly evolving IT products available that can be leveraged to answer some of the most difficult missions in government. Read More...
With New Policy, DOD Components Won’t Need DISA to Buy Cloud Services
Nextgov  |  Thursday, December 18, 2014
The new guidance overrides two previous memorandums that charged DISA with assessing the security of commercial cloud service offerings. Read More...
CDC Year in Review: “Mission: Critical”
CDC Online Newsroom |  Thursday, December 18, 2014
It’s been an unprecedented year for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), as America’s public health agency continues its emergency response to the most complex Ebola epidemic in history. Ebola, however, is far from the only critical mission CDC undertook in 2014. Read More...
It's Hard to Tell Whether U.S. Spending to Elevate Women in Afghanistan Is Working
Government Executive  |  Thursday, December 18, 2014
Defense, State and USAID are unable to link their efforts to gains by women, watchdog finds. Read More...
Former VA contracting official under investigation
FedScoop |  12/17/2014 08:35 PM
The Treasury Department’s inspector general has launched an investigation into a senior procurement official who was found to have steered multimillion-dollar contracts to a friend’s company when she served as the executive director of the Office of Acquisition Operations at the Veterans Affairs Department, FedScoop has learned. Read More...
Google: 2015 Will Be the 'Moment' to Reform NSA Spying
Nextgov  |  Thursday, December 18, 2014
Despite a crushing defeat this year, the search giant is already preparing for 2015 to push surveillance reform in Congress. Read More...
Disengaged Employees, Lackluster Pay and More
Government Executive  |  Thursday, December 18, 2014
A weekly roundup of pay and benefits news. Read More...
HHS collaborates with top technology platforms
HHS News  |  Thursday, December 18, 2014
Department of Health and Human Services collaborates with top technology platforms to reach consumers about the Health Insurance Marketplace Read More...

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