The government expects all its employees to carry multipurpose smart cards within two years, a federal official said last week.

The government, which today plays a role in 200 smart card projects, plans for workers to use chip cards for building access, business expenses, and Internet services, said Jack Radzikowski, chief of federal financial systems for the Office of Management and Budget.

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