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Federal, Policy

Stocks got two positives Monday—drug industry breakthroughs and a more realistic government approach

March 30, 2020

Via: CNBC

President Donald Trump’s decision to keep coronavirus safety guidelines in place until April 30, coupled with some promising developments from health companies, has helped calm some of the angst in the stock market, for now. Stocks were up about 2% […]


Federal, Policy

Trump administration says it wants to get cash to Americans “immediately”

March 17, 2020

Via: Fortune

Americans could see some financial help from the government in the next few weeks. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, speaking Tuesday at a White House coronavirus update, said the Trump administration wants to get emergency funds to citizens as soon as […]


Federal, Policy

US threatens to pull big tech’s immunities if child abuse isn’t curbed

March 5, 2020

Via: Tech Crunch

The Department of Justice is proposing a set of voluntary principles that take aim at tech giants in an effort to combat online sexual abuse. The principles are part of a fresh effort by the government to hold the tech […]


Federal, Policy

The Student Loan Appeal Process the Government Doesn’t Tell You About

February 17, 2020

Via: The New York Times

In the deluge of complaints about a troubled program that pays off student loans for people who work in public service, one stands out for its frequency: Thousands of people say they were misled by loan servicers working on the […]


Federal, Policy

Coronavirus flight cancellations: Delta, United, and American stop flights to and from China

January 31, 2020

Via: BGR

The numbers are sounding scarier by the day as the toll from the coronavirus outbreak keeps growing. At the time of this writing, the number of confirmed cases worldwide is up to almost 10,000, with more than 100,000 additional patients […]


Policy, State & Local

American Airlines cancels some China service for more than a month as coronavirus spreads

January 29, 2020

Via: CNBC

American Airlines on Wednesday joined rival United in suspending some of its service to China as the coronavirus spreads and demand for those routes drop sharply. The Fort Worth, Texas-based carrier is canceling its flights from Los Angeles to Shanghai […]


Networking Security, Operations Security, Security

How Government Gets it Right on Privacy

January 27, 2020

Via: Government Executive

The American public rightfully expects government and businesses alike to be responsible stewards of information. Emerging trends to use more data for enhancing decisions face reasonable tensions with what is ethical, practical, and necessary in modern society. This is why […]


Federal, Policy

Labor Department Set to Streamline Procurement Services

January 24, 2020

Via: Government Executive

The Labor Department is consolidating its procurement services into one office this quarter, after making headway streamlining human resources and information technology support, the department’s No. 2 official said on Friday. This is part of a push from the Trump […]


Federal, Policy

Trump impeachment defense team will include Clinton prosecutor Ken Starr and Jeffrey Epstein lawyer Alan Dershowitz

January 17, 2020

Via: CNBC

President Donald Trump’s impeachment defense team will include Ken Starr, whose investigation led to the impeachment of President Bill Clinton, and Harvard law professor Alan Dershowitz, whose clients have included notorious pedophile Jeffrey Epstein and O.J. Simpson. Also on the […]


Policy, State & Local

New rules could muddle results of Iowa caucuses

January 16, 2020

Via: Fortune

For the first time, the Iowa Democratic Party will report three sets of results from the party’s presidential caucuses. And there is no guarantee that all three will show the same winner. Each set of results represents a different stage […]