Sponsor Content

GBC Flash Poll: Telework Readiness

Nearly a third of federal employees feel that their agencies are average or less than average at deploying remote network access, and Government Business Council (GBC) wants to know why.

Defense

James Mattis Denounces Trump as a Threat to the Constitution

In an extraordinary condemnation, the former defense secretary backs protesters and says the president is trying to turn Americans against one another.

Nextgov

Bill Would Prevent the President from Nuking Hurricanes

It came on the first day of hurricane season, in response to a recommendation Trump reportedly made in the past.

Management

Contractors for Trump’s Controversial $3 Billion Food Aid Program Have Hired a Longtime Lobbyist to Tout Their Work

Lawmakers are asking why some federal contractors in Trump’s food aid program apparently lack qualifications to deliver the goods. Companies hired a consultant to tell positive stories.

Sponsor Content

Cyber Security Trends 2020: How the Industry is Evolving

Findings from our new ebook Cyber Security Trends 2020 can help you shape your cyber security practice for the better and adopt proven best practices.

Workforce

GovExec Daily: Federal Law Enforcement at D.C. Protests

Eric Katz joins the podcast to discuss how federal LEOs were part of the response to the demonstrations near the White House.

Route Fifty

Virginia and Richmond Leaders Plan to Move on Confederate Statue Removal

STATE AND LOCAL NEWS ROUNDUP | Hawaii opens up to interisland travel this month … Tropical storm projected to be headed to Gulf Coast … Nebraska governor apologizes for saying ‘you people’ to black pastors.

Defense

Can the President Really Order the Military to Occupy U.S. Cities and States?

President Trump has warned that he will send the military into states to curb protests. Is Trump’s warning bluster? Or does the president have the authority to send the military into American cities?

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Management

OMB Nominee Pledges to Work With Congress and GAO on Coronavirus Investigations

The Office of Management and Budget will “be as responsive as we possibly can,” said Russell Vought. 

Nextgov

Cyber Commission: Expand Connected Device Security Bill Beyond Federal Procurement Realm  

The new recommendation comes in an annex the Cyberspace Solarium Commission released in light of the pandemic. 

Route Fifty

Minnesota Presses for Oversight of Minneapolis Police—Will Other States Follow?

In the absence of federal civil rights investigations into the conduct of local police departments, some states may begin to implement their own consent decree programs.

Defense

Army Scientists: All Strains of COVID-19 Can Be Covered by One Vaccine

The service is on track to produce a vaccine against multiple coronavirus strains by the end of the year. But making it available is the CDC’s job.

Nextgov

Lawmakers Seek Answers From FBI, DHS on Protest Involvement

The House Committee on Homeland Security also wants to know how many personnel the agencies dispatched to address the protests.

Route Fifty

Defense Secretary Opposes Deploying Federal Troops in Response to Unrest

His remarks come after President Trump earlier this week raised the possibility of invoking the Insurrection Act to send federal troops to assist with law enforcement in some cities.

Defense

Pentagon Says Guard Did Not Tear-Gas Protesters; Downplays Role In Militarized Response

A senior official also said the secretary of Defense was unaware of the plan to clear a public park for a Trump photo op.

Oversight

Labor Dept IG Steps Down Following Pandemic Relief Fund Fraud Warning

“This decision has been long in the works and is for entirely personal reasons. I have not been told or asked to resign,” Scott Dahl said.

Management

Is This the Worst Year in Modern American History?

Comparing 2020 to 1968 offers some disquieting lessons for the present.

Workforce

GovExec Daily: A Checklist Before Feds Come Back to their Offices

The Partnership for Public Service's Max Stier joins the show to discuss the ways agency leaders and management can bring back public servants safely.