President Biden meets with White House staff in the Oval Office of the White House in August.

GAO: Key Locality Pay Decisions Stalled by Lack of Biden Appointees

Sponsor Content

The Guide to CMMC

The defense industry is chock full of acronyms, describing everything from specific agencies to new technologies and mission-critical operations. Recently, another acronym has entered the conversation: CMMC.

Nextgov

Biden Selects Former Air Force Executive to Lead Pentagon Acquisitions

The latest nomination for DOD’s undersecretary for acquisition and sustainment comes almost a year into the role’s vacancy.

Management

The Paywall That Continues to Stand in the Way of Government Transparency

Congress should act now to ensure Americans receive the free and unfettered online access to federal court records they deserve.

Workforce

Coronavirus Roundup: The Federal Response to the Omicron Variant 

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

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Finding Your Voice: Social Media in Government

Our new benchmark study revealed that 77% of agencies have seen a rise in constituent engagement over the past two years and many are feeling the pressure to evolve their social media strategies.

Defense

Space Force Has a Plan for Training Its Troops. Now It Must Figure Out What They Need to Learn

The newest service can’t train the same way its sisters do. It needs a new simulated environment.

Management

GovExec Daily: The President's Management Agenda Vision

Courtney Bublé joins the podcast to discuss the Biden-Harris administration's PMA document.

Management

USPS At Risk of Falling Short on Space and Staffing to Support Holiday Season, IG Warns

Postal Service says it's in much better shape than last year, when it was overwhelmed and beset by delays.

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Workforce

Union Files Another Legal Challenge to the COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate for Feds

This came right before the Biden administration delayed penalties for failure to comply with the requirement. 

Oversight

We All Should Be Rooting for the Infrastructure Implementation Task Force

Identifying the people and places left behind in the current economy is critical.

Workforce

Biden Administration Delays Vaccine Mandate Penalties Until 2022

OMB and OPM officials said agencies should extend the counseling portion of enforcement of President Biden’s vaccine mandate through the end of the year, citing recent progress in the federal workforce’s vaccination rate.

Nextgov

Getting Ready for the Next Budget Showdown

As in some years past, there is a lot of uncertainty regarding a potential government shutdown.

Defense

Defense Industry Asks White House to Allow COVID Tests to Substitute for Vax Mandate

Nation’s largest military shipbuilder says it won’t comply until mandate is written into a contract.

Defense

Space Law Hasn’t Been Changed since 1967 – but the UN Aims to Update Laws and Keep Space Peaceful

Activities in space today are far more numerous and complicated compared to 1967, before humans had landed on the moon or Elon Musk had been born. Two experts explain the need for better laws to keep space peaceful.

Workforce

GovExec Today: Why Feds Thrive in Remote and Hybrid Work

Workplace expert Dr. Karen Sobel Lojeski joins the podcast to discuss the telework environment for public servants.

Workforce

What Can You Expect From Another COVID Winter?

The pandemic should be better this winter than last, but it's important to accept the virus will never go completely away. "COVID is here to stay."

Management

How Lincoln Turned Regional Holidays Into National Celebrations

The president used Thanksgiving and Christmas to reunite a divided country.

Management

White House Diversity Strategic Plan Focuses on Equity in Hiring and Pay

Many of the administration’s strategies dovetail with its efforts to revitalize the federal workforce.

Management

Feds and Their Contractors Should Know Their Numbers

Imagine a world where every employee had one performance measure they were accountable for moving.