Clarence Shields, center, an Army veteran, pickets with activists from the American Federation of Government Employees local 424 and the National Association of Government Employees local R3-19 outside the Baltimore VA Medical Center in April.

A Member of Your Household Tests Positive for COVID-19? VA Says Keep on Working

Sponsor Content

Building Stronger Public Health through the Pandemic and Beyond

The COVID-19 pandemic has revealed the need to create a more resilient public healthcare system — and laid the groundwork for a more flexible, connected and streamlined future.

Route Fifty

No Bar Night Out Before Thanksgiving in Pennsylvania

STATE AND LOCAL ROUNDUP | National Guard deploys to El Paso to help with morgue crisis … Prosecutors are reviewing 800 cases possibly tainted by lab analyst … Nursing home workers strike in Illinois.

Route Fifty

Snitches Could Get Cash for Illegal Parking Tips

The proposal, currently before the New York City Council's transportation committee, would give citizens 25% of any fines resulting from reports of certain illegally parked cars.

Route Fifty

Poll: Most Americans Changing Thanksgiving Plans, Leery of Travel

But airports still saw significant traffic in recent days. The survey findings come as public health officials worry the holiday season could inflame already troublesome coronavirus trends.

Sponsor Content

Salute to Veterans Airs in Tribute to Veterans Day and National Veterans & Military Families Month

The program shares the stories of veterans who have served their country, overcame personal challenges in their lives, and made a difference in their communities.

Management

Transition Roundup: Trump Refuses to Concede; Biden Teams Prepare to Go Into Agencies

There's a lot to keep track of. Here’s today’s list of news updates and stories you may have missed.

Nextgov

GAO Offers Best Practices in Telework for Agencies

Congressional watchdogs highlight how agencies should—safely and securely—telework.

Management

Biden Reportedly Will Nominate Janet Yellen to Become Nation’s First Female Treasury Secretary

If confirmed, Janet Yellen would be the first woman to ever hold the three most influential economic positions in U.S. government history.

Nextgov

Lawmakers, Experts Split on CBP's Proposed Biometric System Advancement

Some experts see Customs and Border Protection’s proposed rulemaking expanding biometric entry-exit as the culmination of more than a decade of careful work. Others say the technology poses privacy concerns.

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Management

Why You Don’t Mess Around With Presidential Transitions

Being president is a tremendously difficult job. Starting the first day without preparation could set up a presidency to fail.

Oversight

GovExec Daily: The Coronavirus Response During the Transition

Courtney Bublé joins the podcast to discuss the COVID-19 crisis amid vaccine news and the transfer of power.

Route Fifty

Two-Decade Push to Build a Grocery in a Food Desert Finally Pays Off

A mix of public and private support has come together to make the project in northeast Oklahoma City possible.

Management

The World’s Most Important Videoconference

How can Joe Biden build a government remotely during a pandemic?

Management

GSA Gives Green Light for Presidential Transition to Biden Administration to Formally Begin

The Biden team can now meet with agency personnel, receive briefing materials and access millions of dollars in funds.

Route Fifty

One State Will Use Education College Students to Plug Ongoing Teacher Shortage

Education students in Connecticut can serve as apprentice teachers in classrooms, getting paid the same rate as substitute teachers without needing to be certified.

Pay & Benefits

Several Federal Agencies to Deliver COVID-19 Vaccines to Employees Directly

The agencies will receive their own allocations of the immunizations and then distribute them to their workforces.

Management

OMB Advises Agencies on Contractors’ Limiting Their Use of Foreign Workers

The agency issued a memo to supplement President Trump’s executive order in August. 

Management

OMB Reportedly Designates 88% of Its Employees for Schedule F

One former official said the decision will make it harder, not easier, for presidents of both parties to implement their policy agendas in the future.

Nextgov

Biden Team Highlights Cybersecurity Focus With First Cabinet Picks

Familiar faces will likely have to revisit efforts around information sharing and establishing global norms.

Route Fifty

States May See a Lot More Money for Crime Prevention with Biden Plan

President-elect Joe Biden's sweeping criminal justice proposal focuses on prevention and diversion in an attempt to prod states away from locking people up.