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The COVID-19 Pandemic Has Inspired New Health Habits for These 4 Scholars – Here’s What They Put into Practice and Why

The new year is a perfect time to adopt new health habits and routines. These four scholars reflect on the ways that they overcame the pandemic blues to get fit.

The Subversive Genius of Extremely Slow Email

A revolution against Big Tech may never come. Could a series of smaller interventions take its place?

Postal Service, US Digital Service Collaborate on New COVID-19 Test Website

USPS and the U.S. Digital Service have been working on a new website for Americans to order free, at-home rapid COVID-19 tests. The administration is confident it won't crash in meeting massive demand.

EEOC Delays Employee Office Reentry Amid Omicron Surge

The civil rights agency originally planned to bring bargaining unit employees back in February, but union officials said management did not properly consult them.

Justice Department Alumni Support Accountability for Jan. 6 Capitol Attack

“There is no good reason” not to include President Trump in the department’s inquiries, they wrote.

Lawmakers Question Agencies on Implementation of Customer Service Act 

The law requires agencies to accept digital signatures to authorize congressional offices to help constituents.

How to Mentor Young Workers in a Remote World

As we approach year three of the pandemic, we need to (finally) change how we train people.

Defense Department Grants First Religious Waivers for COVID Vaccine

Two Marines are the first successful applicants among the 18,500 U.S. troops who have sought exemption from the vaccination mandate by citing religious beliefs.

Prosecuting Trump Would Inevitably Be Political – and Other Countries Have Had Mixed Success in Holding Ex-Presidents Accountable

Criminal charges against former President Donald Trump for his role in the Jan. 6 Capitol riot could spark political consequences – not only for Trump, but for U.S. democracy.

GovExec Daily: How to Make The Customer Service Order Work

Stan Soloway joins the podcast to discuss the administration's priorities.

Hill Proposal Would Give Federal Employees a 5.1% Average Pay Raise in 2023

A bill from Democratic lawmakers would provide federal workers with a 4.1% across-the-board boost, along with an average 1% increase in locality pay.

The TV Commercials Made Me Do It

For federal retirees, Medicare enrollment decisions are more complicated than the ads make it seem.

Coronavirus Roundup: More Tax Season Concerns; FDA Administrator Nomination Advances

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