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Federal computer systems are under near-constant attack from hackers and cyberthieves. Is our information protected well enough? Colin

Why the IRS was just hacked – again – and what the feds can do about it

Federal networks need stronger cybersecurity measures than most organizations, but have not yet gotten the budget or staffing commitments that would protect them properly.
Paper filing may soon be a thing of the past. But increased automation means humans will be more important than ever. Crumpled 1040 via

Overlooked costs of IRS budget cuts will hit taxpayers hardest

Congress has shortchanged the IRS by $7.3 billion over the past five years, and taxpayers will increasingly pay the price.
Will the feds raid this Christmas tree? Rick Wilking/Reuters

Goliath vs. 24 Davids: federalism and legal marijuana

Abraham Lincoln said that those who shape public opinion exert an even greater influence than judges and lawmakers. In recent years popular sentiment – on issues like marriage equality and legalization…

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