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GovExec Daily: The Future of Work After the Pandemic

POGO's Danielle Brian, Brookings' Elaine Kamarck and the Florida Center for Cybersecurity's Ron Sanders join the show to discuss post-pandemic governance.

Unions Drop Challenge to FLRA Rule Making it Easier for Feds to Stop Paying Dues

NTEU said it is exploring “other avenues” to reverse a controversial Trump-era decision to allow federal workers to cancel their union dues any time after one year, rather than at annual intervals.

IRS Head Laments Growing Duties Amid Shrinking Workforce: 'We Do Get Outgunned'

The gap between what taxpayers owe and what they pay collectively each year has grown to nearly $1 trillion.

To Achieve Racial Equity, the Biden Administration Should Put Data First

We need high-quality, publicly accessible data to identify and analyze racial inequities, develop solutions, and track progress.

CDC and FDA Recommend Pausing Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 Vaccine After Rare Blood Clot Events

Six women developed blood clots after getting the shot out of the 6.8 million people who had gotten a vaccine so far.

GovExec Daily: Pandemic Telework Lessons Learned from a Manager

Katherine McIntire Peters joins the show to discuss what the previous 13 months of remote work have brought.

OPM Looks to Update Federal Job Competencies

Officials hope an updated list of skills required for jobs throughout the federal government will better inform federal personnel policy.

Feds Are Denied Step Increases In Just 1 of Every 1,000 Cases

Within-grade pay raises are "nearly automatic" rather than a true appraisal tool, board finds.

Pentagon Launches Post-Insurrection Extremism Review

Secretary Austin directs new steps, studies to keep extremists out of the ranks and better protect outgoing troops from being recruited into extremist groups.

Biden’s $715B Defense Ask: Higher Than Expected, Lower than Trump’s Plan

“Skinny budget” announcement hints at cuts to troop levels and existing weapons.

Pandemic Anxiety Has Women Drinking More

Women are drinking more during the COVID-19 pandemic, new research finds. Married women, who usually drink less, experienced the greatest increase.

GovExec Daily: What Does Biden's Budget Mean for Feds?

Courtney Bublé and Eric Katz join the podcast to discuss the administration's blueprint document.

A Better Solution Than Laminating Your Vaccine Card

Political grandstanding about vaccine passports serves no one.