Sponsor Content

Biden’s Executive Order on Improving the Nation’s Cybersecurity, Explained

Here are some steps agencies can take now to put these cybersecurity initiatives front and center.

Route Fifty

Cities Crack Down on Unvaccinated Municipal Workers

New York City expanded its vaccine mandate to all employees Wednesday while Chicago began to place police officers who refused to disclose vaccine status on unpaid leave.

Management

How Government Is Failing Public Servants

A new book argues that federal and state governments need to articulate a vision for training their workers for problem solving in the 21st century.

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Cloud Optimization

As the country begins to look out at the next normal, agencies are once again reevaluating priorities and looking to how cloud optimization can better help them achieve their mission.

Oversight

FAA Suggests Steps to Improve Aviation Safety in Alaska. Some Experts Say They’re Not Enough.

In a recently released report, the FAA recommended safety measures to address Alaska’s high share of aircraft accidents. The report, which contains few new initiatives or calls for funding, falls short of what’s needed, according to experts.

Workforce

GovExec Daily: The Hatch Act and the Biden Administration

Courtney Bublé joins the podcast to discuss a new complaint against White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki.

Route Fifty

Public Health Workers Request Federal Aid to Combat Threats

After the Justice Department said it would intervene to assist school boards and educators who have become the target of harassment during the pandemic, a public health association wants the same resources.

Nextgov

National Cyber Director: Liability Should Be Part of the Equation for Public-Private Collaboration

Cyber leaders’ plan to emphasize collective defense over offense hinges on industry’s willingness to share information with government in real time.

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Management

Lawmakers Look to Rekindle Efforts to Build a New FBI Headquarters 

A Senate appropriations bill for fiscal 2022 included a provision asking the bureau to move forward on plans in coordination with the General Services Administration. 

Pay & Benefits

Senate Appropriators Endorse Biden’s 2.7% Pay Raise for Feds in 2022

Spending bills unveiled by Senate Democrats Monday were silent on the issue of federal employee compensation, potentially clearing the way for President Biden’s plan.

Management

What Working for Colin Powell Taught Me

The former general and ex–secretary of State made hard work fun.

Management

The Law Enforcement Staffing Crisis at the National Park Service

Absent a major shift in priorities, it is only a matter of time before we see preventable deaths and other disasters, a former official says.

Management

New Leaders Might Want to Let Trust Grow

New research with military cadets indicates how leaders build trust: not all at once, but gradually over time.

Management

GovExec Daily: Managing Performance at the Veterans Benefit Administration

Dr. Paul R. Lawrence joins the podcast to discuss his new book on his time at VA.

Workforce

Meet the Federal Employees Who Will Refuse the COVID-19 Vaccine

"There is no way I'm getting that shot:" some employees will leave their jobs if they cannot get around Biden's vaccine mandate.

Pay & Benefits

OPM to Propose Expanding Dental and Vision Benefits to More Federal Workers

In a new proposed rule, OPM would extend eligibility to temporary and part-time workers, as well as federal firefighters and other “intermittent” first responders.

Management

Lawmaker Introduces Standalone Bill for Biden’s Health Agency 

The Advanced Research Projects Agency for Health would conduct federal research on cancer and other diseases.