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Federal News Radio | May 10, 2016

USPS calls on Congress to fix its ‘fundamental financial challenges’

The U.S. Postal Service fared better this financial quarter than it did last year, but the Postmaster General says Congress has been slow to remove a weight around the agency’s neck.

The Washington Post | May 10, 2016

Top Republican to IRS: You say you’re broke. How can you afford 700 new employees?

The chairman of a powerful House committee is demanding to know how IRS chief John Koskinen has found the money to hire up to 700 enforcement staffers when he told Congress a short time ago his agency was more or less broke.

SC Magazine | May 6, 2016

Organizations, business, tech leaders urge Congress to pass OPEN Government Data Act

A group of nearly 50 organizations and businesses urged leaders in the House and Senate to take swift action on the Open, Permanent, Electronic, and Necessary (OPEN) Government Data Act (H.R. 5051 / S. 2582) introduced last week.

Federal News Radio | May 2, 2016

GSA brings in new deputy CIO; Air Force, VA promote from within

Three agencies are refilling the ranks of their IT executives.

The New York Times | May 2, 2016

Catching a Flight? Budget Hours, Not Minutes, for Security

Security lines at airports are getting longer — much longer — and wait times could reach epidemic levels when air travel peaks this summer, according to airlines, airports and federal officials.