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NIST Grant Program Aims to Encourage Manufacturing Tech R&D Partnerships

The National Institute of Standards and Technology will offer grants of up to $5.6 million for industry-led consortia to research and develop manufacturing process technologies. NIST’s ...
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Anne Rung’s OFPP Nomination Moves to Full Senate Vote

The Senate Homeland Security and Government Affairs Committee has endorsed the nomination of Anne Rung to be the next Office of Federal Procurement Policy administrator, Federal News ...
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Future FBI HQ Site Choices Narrowed to Prince George’s, Fairfax Counties

The General Services Administration plans to release a request for proposals for the development of the FBI’s future headquarters campus after a joint panel completes a series ...
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Acting NIST Chief Willie May Gets Nomination for Full-Time Director Post

Willie May Dr. Willie May, acting director of the National Institute of Standards and Technology since mid-June, has been nominated to serve in the director role on a full-time basis ...
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Bob McDonald Unanimously Confirmed as Veterans Affairs Secretary

Bob McDonald The U.S. Senate voted 97-0 Tuesday to confirm former Procter & Gamble CEO Bob McDonald as veterans affairs secretary, the Wall Street Journal’s Ben Kesling reported ...
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Report: Elana Broitman to Step Down as DoD Industrial Policy Chief

Elana Broitman Elana Broitman is due to step down as the Defense Department‘s top industrial policy chief by the end of August, Defense News reported Friday. Marcus Weisgerber cited ...
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Report: Lawmakers Reach Bipartisan Deal for VA Health System Overhaul

The House’s and Senate’s veterans affairs committee leaders have agreed on a measure to address appointment backlog problems at VA hospitals, Federal Times reported Monday. Kelly ...
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David Bennett: DISA Can Continue Enterprise IT Operations Despite Fewer Data Centers

David Bennett Defense Information Systems Agency officials say that consolidating data centers does not hinder the agency’s information technology support work for defense organizations, ...
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Sens. Coburn, McCaskill Consider Dissolution of Commerce’s National Technical Information Service

Sen. Tom Coburn The Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee recently held a hearing into the financial viability and possible dissolution of the Commerce Department‘s ...

Sen. Bernie Sanders: Senate Could Confirm Robert McDonald as Next VA Secretary

Robert McDonald Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) expects the Senate to confirm Robert McDonald to be the next secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs, Politico reported Wednesday. Lauren ...