Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., is in the spin room following the Democratic primary presidential debate on June 27. Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden has picked Harris as his running mate.

Here's a Look at Kamala Harris' Record on Federal Workforce Issues

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Professional Services vs. Managed Services: What Each Can Do for Your Agency

It’s clear there’s an excellent case for combining professional services and managed services to drive optimal results. Understanding the value of these distinct yet complementary services could be your quickest route to greater innovation and better citizen services.

Route Fifty

New Coalition Wants to Help in Fight Against Election Misinformation

The Election Integrity Partnership consists of university researchers and others. Local election officials are among those the partnership is hoping to assist in the weeks ahead.

Route Fifty

The Worst of Hurricane Season is Likely Still to Come

Nine named storms have already formed during the 2020 hurricane season, which began June 1 and ends in November. Experts are predicting as many as 16 more.

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Back to Business: For Government, Resilience Is Key to Continuity of Operations After COVID-19

As agencies seek to achieve operational continuity after the pandemic, they should focus not only on disaster response and recovery but resilience, as well.

Oversight

Viewpoint: Trump Is Hobbling the Mail the Old-Fashioned Way

The president and his allies are bringing politics back into the Postal Service—and putting the election at risk.

Oversight

It’s Illegal for Federal Officials to Campaign on the Job. Trump Staffers Keep Doing It Anyway.

Trump administration officials have been cited 13 times for violating the Hatch Act, a New Deal-era law prohibiting government officials from engaging in campaigning.

Nextgov

OMB Makes Major Changes to Agency Guidance on Customer Experience

The Office of Management and Budget updated its Circular A-11 guidance for agencies this month, including an expanded definition of customer experience itself.

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Experts: Better COVID-19 Testing is Still Vital to ‘Reopening’

There' no pandemic "silver bullet" but COVID-19 testing, contact tracing, masks, and vaccine development are key to going back to school or the office.

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Management

GovExec Daily: The State of the 2020 Census

Eric Katz updates the podcast on the decennial count and its ups and downs.

Route Fifty

In Missouri, a Rift Over Local Murder Prosecutions

Missouri’s governor wants the state attorney general to take over prosecutions for uncharged homicides in St. Louis.

Workforce

Federal Employee Protection Agencies Clash Over When to Protect Federal Employees

Special counsel says a judge at the Merit Systems Protection Board is setting a dangerous precedent that would harm federal workers.

Route Fifty

Do All Face Masks Offer Similar Protection? New Test Offers A Way to Compare

The limited findings raise doubts about the effectiveness of neck gaiters and bandanas in preventing the spread of the coronavirus.

Management

Administrative Law Judges Union Accuses Social Security of Illegal Implementation of Contract

SSA on Monday moved ahead with a partial collective bargaining agreement with the Association of Administrative Law Judges, despite the fact that nine articles remain in dispute, and the agency unilaterally rewrote an article without the union’s input.

Management

FBI Will Relocate 1,500 Staff to Alabama Next Year

The moves will take place regardless of what the future holds for the bureau’s Washington headquarters.

Nextgov

NASA Prepares to Launch Internal COVID-19 Contact Tracing Program

The agency is using the Salesforce platform to begin tracking potential infections and community transmissions on a voluntary basis.

Pay & Benefits

Lawmakers Revive Bipartisan Push for Maximum Telework at Agencies

The Pandemic Federal Telework Act would require agencies to allow all telework-eligible employees to work remotely for the duration of the COVID-19 national emergency.

Management

Up Close: Conversations with Federal Leaders, Featuring VA Secretary Robert Wilkie

The Veterans Affairs secretary discusses leadership during a time of crisis with Editor in Chief Tom Shoop.

Management

Why Agencies Need to Spend a Little to Gain a Lot

Innovation funds have the potential to turn up effective and less expensive ways to confront today's challenges.