Kiran Ahuja appears at a nomination hearing in April.

New OPM Director Committed to 'Rebuilding' the HR Agency, Federal Workforce

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Crisis-Enabled Procurement

How to Invigorate Procurement Processes during Emergencies

Route Fifty

Confusion Over How Latest Eviction Ban Will be Enforced

About 80% of counties are covered by the moratorium, but a change in local coronavirus transmission rates will affect eligibility.

Nextgov

National Labs Move to Support Researchers Seeking Name Changes on Past Work

As part of broader inclusivity campaigns, the labs aim to relieve some burdens faced by transgender authors or others whose names have changed over their professions.

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3 Ways Agencies Can Manage Their Data More Effectively

What can agencies do to manage their data effectively amid an ever-changing information landscape? Here, we offer a few recommendations.

Defense

Pentagon Police Officer Dead, Several Other People Injured, After Attack at Metro Entrance

Shooting raises new questions about whether the public transit point just outside the military’s headquarters can ever be fully secured.

Workforce

The Push for Paid Family Leave Had Stalled in America. Then Men Bought In.

A wave of dads pushing for paid family leave policies has taken the issue from a non-starter to one that could potentially become national policy.

Workforce

GovExec Daily: A Minibus Pay Raise Update

Erich Wagner joins the podcast to discuss the latest pay and benefits news.

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Route Fifty

Infrastructure Bill Includes $1B for State and Local Cybersecurity

In addition to the grant program, other provisions in the bipartisan proposal would enhance cybersecurity for local utilities and water systems.

Workforce

Agencies Struggle to Implement Mass Testing for Unvaccinated Feds

The Biden administration is requiring at least weekly COVID-19 testing for the unvaccinated, but the White House has offered few details about how that will happen.

Nextgov

Advisory Details How to Defend Container Tech from Crypto Miners

Old fashioned data theft is still the main reason adversaries are targeting a popular open-source application management system.

Management

Contracting Association Calls for Extension of COVID-19 Leave Provision 

This will help the government prepare for the next emergency, says the Professional Services Council. 

Management

Congress Is Slashing a $30 Billion Plan to Fight the Next Pandemic

The proposal would overhaul America’s approach to tackling outbreaks, allowing scientists to develop vaccines in advance. But for now, Democrats are cutting it down.

Workforce

Shrinking the Tax Gap Requires a Renewed IRS Workforce

Congress must give the agency statutory authority to develop and implement a new set of civil service rules if it is to hire and hold accountable employees with the necessary skills.

Tech

The Day the Space Station Lurched

A recent arrival at the International Space Station created a little too much excitement.

Workforce

GovExec Daily: A New Vaccine Rule For On-Site Federal Employees

Courtney Bublé joins the podcast to discuss how Biden's announcement will affect feds and contractors.

Oversight

Social Security 'Overwhelmed' by Mail, Infuriating Customers Seeking Documents

With most employees teleworking during the pandemic, the watchdog faulted the agency for not having a system to track and return customers’ identification documents.

Nextgov

The White House Is Deciding Whether to Support a Bureau of Cyber Statistics

A key senator introduced a bill containing one of the more controversial recommendations of the Cyberspace Solarium Commission.