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Stimulus bill includes more paid leave funding for federal workers

The latest $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief bill includes $1 billion for the Technology Modernization Fund. The Senate voted on the bill’s amendments over the weekend. After an all-night voting session on amendments, the Senate passed the bill Sat. morning, agreeing to provide $300 per week of federal unemployment benefits through Sept. 6, with tax relief […]


Updates on the Defense Enclave Services contract

Lauren Williams, Staff Writer at FCW, and Andrew Eversden, Federal IT and Cybersecurity Reporter at Federal Times, talk potential bidders and possible pitfalls of DISA’s Defense Enclave Services contract


Developing emerging technologies to keep up with competitors

Lauren Williams, Staff Writer at FCW, and Tony Bertuca, Chief Editor at Inside the Pentagon, discuss recommendations from the Future of Defense Task Force for faster development of artificial intelligence and unmanned weapons systems


The future of governmentwide acquisition contracts

Jason Miller, Executive Editor of Federal News Network, and Aaron Boyd, Senior Editor at Nextgov, react to the cancelation of the Alliant 2 small business contract and discuss what they expect to see happen in the future


Reopening the government after the coronavirus

Nicole Ogrysko, Workforce & Personnel Reporter at Federal News Network, Tom Shoop, Editor-in-Chief of Government Executive Media Group, and Lia Russell, Staff Writer and Associate Editor at FCW, provide insight into reopening the government and potential challenges


New inspector general report on JEDI cloud contract

Justin Doubleday, Managing Editor at Inside the Pentagon, and Frank Konkel, Executive Editor of Nextgov, provide insight into the JEDI contract award and the controversy surrounding it


The federal government’s response to the coronavirus

Nicole Ogrysko, Workforce & Personnel Reporter at Federal News Network, and Adam Mazmanian, Executive Editor at FCW, discuss how the federal government is working to keep employees safe

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