President Joe Biden hands Vice President Kamala Harris the pen he used to sign an executive order regarding artificial intelligence during an event at the White House on Oct. 30, 2023, in Washington, D.C. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

AI talent wanted: The federal government is searching far and wide to fill new cutting-edge positions

With a shortage of domestic talent, the Biden administration is searching “everywhere” to boost the AI workforce, offering training opportunities and creating employment pathways as it checks…
The Housing and Urban Development (HUD) building is seen on May 24, 2013 in Washington, DC. The HUD is one of at least four federal agencies that is closed today due to the automatic sequestration cuts forced government agencies giving employee’s an unpaid furlough. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Most federal workers to get more leave in 2023, OPM says

An extra pay period during the 2023 leave year will net most federal workers more hours of paid time off.
Representative-elect Glenn Ivey, D-MD, arrives for orientation for newly elected members at the House Auditorium of the US Capitol in Washington, DC on November 14, 2022. (Photo by Mandel NGAN / AFP) (Photo by MANDEL NGAN/AFP via Getty Images)

Rep. Glenn Ivey: Government must ‘create the space’ for younger tech talent

Congressman Ivey said creating new organizational structures that allow federal staff to try and integrate with new technologies is one potential solution for bringing in young, fresh…
WASHINGTON, DC – JULY 27: Committee ranking member Rep. James Comer (R-KY) attends a House Oversight Committee hearing titled Examining the Practices and Profits of Gun Manufacturers in the Rayburn House Office Building. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images).

House Oversight expected to create new IT and cybersecurity subcommittee

Details of the new subcommittee structure have yet to be finalized, and a vote on the change is expected to take place in the coming weeks.