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  • TSP Announces New Investment Chief

    The agency that administers the federal government’s 401(k)-style retirement savings program announced Friday that it has appointed an insider to be its new chief investment officer. Sean McCaff...


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    http://www.govexec.com/pay-benefits/2018/02/tsp-announces-new-investment-chief/146207/?oref=channeltopstory5296
  • Government Regulation of Social Media Would Be a Cure Far Worse Than The Disease

    Special Counsel Robert Mueller on Friday charged 13 Russians with meddling in the 2016 presidential election. The Russians’ primary tool for meddling was social media, which they used to promote...


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    http://www.govexec.com/technology/2018/02/government-regulation-social-media-would-be-cure-far-worse-disease/146174/?oref=federal-news-all5289
  • How Agencies Can Improve Grant Management

    In late January, grants experts from around the country came together to analyze the results of the 2017 Annual Grants Management Survey, sponsored by The George Washington University, the National Gr...


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    http://www.govexec.com/excellence/promising-practices/2018/02/how-agencies-can-improve-grant-management/146173/?oref=federal-news-all5290
  • 81 Percent of Career Senior Executives Received Bonuses in Fiscal 2016

    The number of career members of the Senior Executive Service who received bonuses grew by more than 10 percent in fiscal 2016, and average individual awards increased by more than $3,000 compared to t...


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    http://www.govexec.com/pay-benefits/2018/02/81-percent-career-senior-executives-received-bonuses-fiscal-2016/146182/?oref=federal-news-all5294
  • A TSP Call Center Spike, Shutdown Back Pay and More

    Last week, the Office of Personnel Management confirmed in a memo that any federal employee who was furloughed as the result of the hours-long government shutdown earlier this month will receive back ...


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    http://www.govexec.com/pay-benefits/pay-benefits-watch/2018/02/shutdown-back-pay-tsp-call-center-spike-and-more/146135/?oref=federal-news-all5287
  • Trump’s Proposed Military Parade Already Needs an Audit

    President Trump has proposed organizing a special military parade to honor members of the armed forces. It would be the first such parade since the 1991 National Victory Celebration marking the end of...


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    http://www.govexec.com/excellence/management-matters/2018/02/trumps-proposed-military-parade-already-needs-audit/146097/?oref=federal-news-all5281
  • Agencies Will Have to Race the Clock to Spend Massive Influx of Money

    After years of absorbing cuts or flat spending levels, most federal agencies will soon face a novel dilemma: spending a massive influx of money with only a few months to get it out the door. A recent ...


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    http://www.govexec.com/management/2018/02/agencies-will-race-clock-to-spend-massive-influx-of-money/146112/?oref=top-story5285
  • Implementing States' Medicaid Wishes Won't Be Cheap

    After years of having most of their health care requests denied by the Obama administration, conservative states seeking to add eligibility requirements to Medicaid have received a blessing. Last mont...


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    http://www.governing.com/topics/health-human-services/gov-medicaid-work-requirements-states-cost-implement.html5283
  • White House Budget Plan Praises the TSP, Then Cuts It

    Although President Trump’s fiscal 2019 budget request touts the popularity and success of the federal government’s 401(k)-style retirement savings program, policies in the fiscal roadmap w...


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    http://www.govexec.com/pay-benefits/2018/02/trump-budget-praises-tsp-then-cuts/146060/?oref=federal-news-all5273

EVENTS

Conferences

ICAFGSP 2018 : 20th International Conference on Adulterated Food, Government Standards and Practices

ICAFGSP 2018 : 20TH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON ADULTERATED FOOD, GOVERNMENT STANDARDS AND PRACTICES

December 17-18, 2018
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The ICAFGSP 2018: 20th International Conference on Adulterated Food, Government Standards and Practices aims to bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results on all aspects of Adulterated Food, Government St...

California Public Sector CIO Academy 2018

CALIFORNIA PUBLIC SECTOR CIO ACADEMY 2018

February 27-28, 2018
The California Public Sector CIO Academy is the premier leadership event for California's senior level technology executives to improve their management and business skills and to develop the IT leaders of the future. The purpose of this invitation-only event is to foster discussion and dialogue...

Climate Leadership Conference

CLIMATE LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE

February 28-02, 2018
The Annual Climate Leadership Conference brings together influential climate, energy, and sustainability professionals from around the globe to address climate change through policy, innovation, and business solutions. Join us for the 7th event to collaborate with an unparalleled group of experts an...

Beyond the Beltway 2018

BEYOND THE BELTWAY 2018

March 06-06, 2018
The Center for Digital Government’s IT market analysts and key government leaders is the #1 market briefing event on the state and local government technology market. Beyond the Beltway 2018 will share insights into the state and local space and pinpoint opportunities, trends and issues to hel...

State & Local Government Relations Conference

STATE & LOCAL GOVERNMENT RELATIONS CONFERENCE

September 25-27, 2017
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Join us for our annual State & Local Government Relations Conference, an essential gathering for public affairs professionals looking to advance public policy and explore the latest trends and developments in state and local government.

Navigating the Halls of Congress: Climbing the Hill

NAVIGATING THE HALLS OF CONGRESS: CLIMBING THE HILL

February 22-22, 2018
GAIN has teamed up with the experts at Time On The Hill for a new series to help you navigate the halls of Congress. Whether you're trying to get a job on the Hill, trying to get better at your job, or trying to move up, our new series is aimed at helping you take the next step in your career.

2018 National Conference of Regions

2018 NATIONAL CONFERENCE OF REGIONS

February 11-14, 2018
All eyes will be on Washington, D.C. in 2018. The first year of the Trump administration brought sweeping changes to federal regulations and programs. Many important issues still hang in the balance, including decisions on federal appropriations, a national infrastructure package, comprehensive tax ...

Federal Networks 2018

FEDERAL NETWORKS 2018

February 12-13, 2018
Federal Networks is the most important government-wide conference focusing on net-centric solutions to the government's biggest challenges. Whether it's strengthening our nation's defense, defending against cybersecurity threats, or providing top quality care for our nation's veteran...

 

Webinars

FEB 27, 2018 | 1:00PM
CYBERSECURITY: IS YOUR LOCAL GOVERNMENT RESILIENT?
Local governments are increasingly turning to digital technologies to make it easier for individuals and businesses to access the essential services they deliver, and as such, must develop and implement sound strategies for managing the risks from cyber attacks.
FEB 27, 2018 | 12:00PM
CONTRACT TYPES AND ASSOCIATED RISKS
If you are like most government contractors, you have probably spent a lot of time navigating the different types of available contracts. This process probably led you to several key questions.
FEB 27, 2018 | 2:00PM
FY19 DEFENSE BUDGET: WHAT TO KNOW
The fiscal 2019 budget request represents the first time that the Trump administration’s priorities are fully reflected, including the new National Defense Strategy. Bloomberg Government analysts Robert Levinson and Cameron Leuthy will present a webinar on President Trump’s fis...
MAR 07, 2018 | 10:00AM
INTRODUCTION TO HISTORICAL RECORDS FOR LOCAL GOVERNMENTS: A WEBINAR
Archival and historical records are necessary to document local governments and the communities they serve. This webinar will discuss responsibilities of local government officials to ensure records of enduring value are identified, organized, properly stored, preserved, and available for ...
MAR 07, 2018 | 2:00PM
INFRASTRUCTURE FINANCING WITH STATE AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT
Local governments play a key role in funding, operating and maintaining infrastructure; however, governments are facing a serious infrastructure deficit and are struggling to find new ways to finance the needed expansions, upgrades and repairs. Meeting the infrastructure financing challeng...
MAR 08, 2018 | 2:00PM
SELLING YOUR GOODS & SERVICES TO THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT WEBINAR
The federal government buys $280 Billion dollars for goods and services annually. All purchases under $150,000 (except those contracts under $3,000) are set-aside solely for Small Businesses. If you are interested in marketing your products and services to federal government, this webinar ...
MAR 13, 2018 | 11:00AM
HARNESSING THE GOVERNMENT'S MOST VALUABLE ASSET: DATA
How effectively are you managing your most important asset: your data? A recent survey from Experian posed that question to 200 government officials. On March 13 at 11AM PST, experts from Government Technology will team with Experian to answer that important question, share survey insights...

CASE STUDY: WHEN GOVERNMENT OVERSIGHT GOES WRONG
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The Federal Trade Commission, for example, acts to ensure that any given organization is not negligent or reckless with private information. But upon what information does the FTC act?
In this session, we'll focus on a case where the FTC relied on highly suspect information obta...
5 WAYS TO IMPROVE ACCOUNTS PAYABLE FINANCIALS
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This live webinar is designed for accountants, CPAs, accounts payable professionals, bookkeepers, tax managers, CFOs, controllers, business managers and owners, presidents, vice presidents, CEOs, auditors and consultants.
WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT IDAHO PUBLIC RECORDS AND OPEN MEETINGS
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This live webinar is designed for attorneys, public information and records managers, city managers, county and municipal officials, law enforcement officials and school administrators.
CURRENT ISSUES IN TIN VALIDATION AND B NOTICES
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This live webinar is designed for accountants, CPAs, CFOs, controllers, finance directors, tax managers, tax preparers, presidents, vice presidents, bookkeepers, accounts payable professionals and enrolled agents.
WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT NEW JERSEY PUBLIC RECORDS AND OPEN MEETINGS
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TEXAS PROPERTY TAX LAW - HOW TO KEEP YOUR PROPERTY FROM BEING OVER-ASSESSED
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This live webinar is designed for accountants, CPAs, controllers, tax managers, real estate professionals, presidents and vice presidents, CFOs, bookkeepers, tax preparers and attorneys.
VOLUNTEERING FOR TROUBLE? CLASSIFYING, MANAGING AND DISCIPLINING VOLUNTEERS
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This live webinar is designed for executive directors, accountants, CPAs, officers, controllers, CFOs, tax managers, human resource managers, and attorneys.

RESOURCES

As a technology that has been a long time in the making, this free paper explores ways in which IP analysis can be used to segment the market opportunity and mitigate risk when evaluating the future o...

Rep. Charlie Geren, R-Fort Worth, tried to strike a balance between the bill's supporters, who want stricter enforcement of immigration laws, and those who are concerned that it punishes local gov...

As a technology that has been a long time in the making, this free paper explores ways in which IP analysis can be used to segment the market opportunity and mitigate risk when evaluating the future o...

Watch this on-demand webinar for an overview of the latest trends and practices regarding the adoption, use, and verification of digital and electronic signatures for 2016 and beyond....

See how internal legal teams like yours are enjoying an average 70% more efficient execution of everything from NDAs to complex contracts some from months to just hours, while also better serving thei...

In today’s fast-paced business environment, the legal department is often the bottleneck to faster execution. Procurement and Sales teams are demanding greater efficiency from the legal departme...

It’s impossible for a day to pass in which we don’t hear news of yet another data breach, with its resulting loss of proprietary secrets, financial records or personal information. These i...

The federal budgeting process is broken. Former lawmakers and budget office leaders know it, current negotiators on Capitol Hill know it, a whole slew of good government groups know it and perhaps mos...

The 2011 accident at Japan’s Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power station had a profound impact on nuclear power operators worldwide. The policy discussion on nuclear energy changed from the benefits...