Career Prosecutors at the Justice Dept. Are Asking for Better Pay and More Telework

Sponsor Content

Securing the Hybrid Office: Mitigating Hidden Network Risks

This summer, the Department of Defense Office of Inspector General released an eye-opening report warning services about a new threat to printing.

Route Fifty

Feds Announce Sweeping Plan to Reduce Surging Traffic Deaths

Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg called for drastically reducing deadly crashes, but much of the heavy lifting for the department's new initiative will fall on states and localities.

Workforce

Coronavirus Roundup: Smooth Sailing on Test Kit Distribution, Kudos for Fauci and Collins

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

Sponsor Content

Using Data for Better Health Outcomes

The data revolution is helping every industry take giant leaps forward, with healthcare as a prime example. Digitalization is rapidly changing the healthcare industry.

Workforce

Diversity and the Cyber Workforce

Data shows that the federal cybersecurity workforce is less diverse than the government overall, but addressing the disparity will take more than hiring more diverse employees, say DEIA experts and federal tech executives.

Management

Biden Administration Releases New Transgender Federal Prison Policy

Biden’s policy will require federal prison staff to use a transgender person’s lived name and pronouns in an effort to combat widespread abuse behind bars.

Workforce

You Recovered From Omicron. Now What?

If you’re vaccinated and boosted, a recent COVID infection can let you change your risk calculus—at least a little bit.

Workforce

GovExec Daily: An Early 2023 Pay Raise Proposal

Erich Wagner joins the podcast to discuss a plan out of Congress for feds' pay.

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Workforce

This Contender for Biden’s Supreme Court Pick Has a History with Feds

U.S. Circuit Court Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson presided over federal employee unions’ effort to overturn a series of anti-labor executive orders during her tenure at the Washington, D.C., District Court.

Workforce

Vaccine Mandate Still a Possibility for the Postal Service

The Postal Service, meanwhile, has begun delivering COVID-19 rapid tests to Americans' homes. It will not do the same for masks.

Management

Bipartisan Pair of Lawmakers Considers Reforms to CDC, Other Health Agencies 

Making the CDC director a Senate-confirmed position is one provision in a new draft bill on pandemic preparedness. 

Defense

Republicans Are Split Over Ukraine, Threatening a Rare Bipartisan Consensus

Some GOPers think Biden is doing too little to counter Russia. The far right thinks he’s doing too much.

Oversight

Expert: ARPA Could Better Fight Racial Wealth Inequality

The American Rescue Plan Act could do more to tackle racial wealth inequality, argues professor Goldburn P. Maynard Jr.

Defense

Report: U.S. Marines Returned Fire After Suicide Bombing, but No Enemies Were Shooting at Them

A declassified report concludes that U.S. Marines who began shooting after a Kabul airport suicide bombing were not under fire, contradicting previous accounts. And they did not hit any Afghan civilians.

Workforce

GovExec Daily: Taking Steps to Create More Equity in Government

Deloitte's Shrupti Shah joins the podcast to discuss how OPM is implementing the administration's DEI order.

Pay & Benefits

TSP Proposes Regulations Ahead of Mutual Fund Window Launch

The federal government’s 401(k)-style retirement savings program will let enrollees participate in mutual fund investments as soon as this summer.

Nextgov

Biden Admin Touts ‘Significant Progress’ in Made in America Office's First Year

The office’s purpose is to coordinate federal efforts and maximize the use of domestic goods by taxpayer-funded federal agencies when appropriate.

Pay & Benefits

Why a Health Savings Account is a Secret Weapon in Saving for Retirement

Many federal employees can save money by switching to a high deductible health insurance plan with an HSA when they have the chance.