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New Tech Policies Often Build on Existing Foundations The outgoing administration left a blueprint to follow on tech modernization. Initiatives ranging from Cloud Smart to Artificial Intelligence for the American People underpin the work already being done by agencies to upgrade their IT environments. Biden transition officials gave one clue early on as to where …

This 2015 photo provided by Shawn Nolan Chief, Capital Habeas Unit Community Federal Defender Office for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, shows Dustin Higgs at the Federal Prison in Terre Haute, Ind. Higgs. Federal Bureau of Prisons/Community Federal Defender Office for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania via AP/AP hide caption toggle caption Federal Bureau of …

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (WBKO) – As COVID-19 vaccines continue to arrive in Bowling Green, Med Center Health has received enough doses to start vaccinating all healthcare workers who wish to receive the shot. “We’ve been getting in vaccines steadily over the last couple weeks, we’re trying to get them out as quickly as possible,” Chip …

Good morning. Joe Biden has accused Donald Trump of blocking his access to national security information, saying that his security team has been met with obstruction from political leaders at the Pentagon. The president-elect warned that he and his team “just aren’t getting all of the information that we need” in key national security areas, …

Vice President and Dean of the College Paul McLoughlin announced updates for the spring 2021 semester on Wednesday, reaffirming the University’s plans to bring the student body back to campus after a largely successful containment of the coronavirus on campus in the fall, even as cases rise across the nation and locally, where the Town …

The federal government is doubling down on its purchases of a COVID-19 vaccine from Moderna. The Trump administration plans to buy an additional 100 million doses of the vaccine, the Department of Health and Human Services announced Friday.  The purchase increases the U.S. government’s commitment to 200 million vaccine doses. Of those, 20 million doses …

Yet even as Trump has been consumed with his waning political fortunes in a desperate attempt to retain power, his administration has accelerated efforts to lock in last-minute policy gains and staffing assignments that it hopes will help cement the president’s legacy and live on past Jan. 20, when President-elect Joe Biden is sworn in. Last …

Wall Street bankers, and in particular those from Goldman Sachs Group Inc., have long held senior positions in the White House. Under President-elect Joe Biden, such roles are going to executives of BlackRock Inc. A former Goldman executive held the Treasury secretary post in three of the last four administrations, but the firm is absent …

Image by Mediamodifier from Pixabay Help! WJLA is reporting that the State of Virginia is using a 35-year-old computer system to process unemployment checks. The system has buckled, leaving 70,000 Virginians without their unemployment benefits.  In a stunning admission, Bill Walker, Director of Unemployment Insurance with the Virginia Employment Commission says, “We are right at …

Pompeo said on Tuesday that he had not spoken with Blinken since Biden announced his selection. Pompeo also acknowledged the General Services Administration’s Monday declaration of Biden as the apparent winner of the 2020 presidential election. “Today we began the process to see what GSA’s decision was and we’ll do everything that’s required by law,” …