Mass transit is a big winner in Biden's budget. Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg, accompanied by White House press secretary Jen Psaki, left, speaks at a press briefing at the White House on April 9.

The Biggest Agency and Program Winners in Biden’s FY 2022 Budget

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The Buyer's Guide to Identity Assessment

Protect your agency with identity verification solutions that foster trust with citizens, safeguard the privacy of their data, and expedite your services to them.

Route Fifty

Biden's Budget Would Up Spending on State and Local Programs

The president's initial fiscal 2022 blueprint, released Friday, calls for a 16% federal spending increase on a broad slate of domestic programs. Republicans swiftly criticized the plan.

Route Fifty

How Two Local Governments Got Covid Vaccination Registrations Right

From system failures to overbooked appointments, the technology many governments relied on to manage vaccinations crashed and burned. But New Orleans and Dallas County found software that worked.

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It's Time for Government to Embrace Social Media

Two Hootsuite executives offer insight into how secure social media platforms can offer new avenues for government communication.

Management

Fauci Thanks US Health Workers for Sacrifices but Admits PPE Shortages Drove Up Death Toll

The head of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases says health workers ‘have lived up to the oath they take’ but says shortages of protective gear have contributed to excess deaths.

Management

This Quick Morning Task Sparks Leadership Vibes

A quick reflection in the morning can leave you feeling like a leader at work, say researchers. Here are the prompts they suggest.

Oversight

GovExec Daily: The Issues With Vaccine Passports

Route Fifty's Bill Lucia joins the podcast to discuss the ways states are approaching vaccine verification.

Route Fifty

HUD Prepares to Distribute $5 Billion to Help With Homelessness

The department released figures Thursday for how much individual states and localities will get from the pot of grant funding, part of the recent federal coronavirus relief package.

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Route Fifty

Biden Calls For ‘Red Flag’ Gun Law, Increased Local Violence Prevention Grants

President Biden said U.S. gun violence is an “embarrassment” as he announced a series of actions to tighten firearms regulations.

Workforce

The Biden Administration Is Recruiting Feds Across Government to Assist With COVID-19 Vaccination Campaign

The Homeland Security Department is using a provision of post-Hurricane Katrina law for just the second time ever for the initiative.

Management

EPA Begins Rolling Back Trump-era Union Policies

The Environmental Protection Agency and the American Federation of Government Employees will revert in part to their previous 2007 contract, and the parties will begin negotiations on an entirely new contract later this year.

Management

What Feds Should Know About Waivers, Non-Disclosure and Non-Disparagement Agreements

Most federal agencies have standard terms for resolving claims of discrimination, whistleblower retaliation, MSPB appeals, or other administrative claims.

Nextgov

U.S. Bans Business with 7 Chinese Supercomputing Firms

The new Entity List inclusions are reportedly due, in part, to use of products in China’s military pursuits.

Management

Having an Old-fashioned Nervous Breakdown Might Be a Good Thing

Carrying on until you are depleted or you collapse is not the way to go.

Defense

Raytheon Giving Employees Bonuses for Getting COVID-19 Vaccine

The company is not requiring employees to get the shots, but some facilities could be off-limits to the unvaccinated.

Workforce

GovExec Daily: Telework, Productivity and the Defense Department

Erich Wagner joins the podcast to discuss a DoD IG report on remote work during the pandemic.