Coronavirus Roundup: White House Says It Hasn’t Given Up on COVID-19 Funding

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

GovExec Daily: How To Be a More Proactive Listener and Leader

Oscar Trimboli joins the show to discuss his book "How to Listen: Discover the Hidden Key to Better Communication."

Biden’s Nominee Makes His Case to Take the Government’s Top Regulatory Job

Richard Revesz gained the support of former OIRA administrators, but still has some progressive detractors.

Senate Passes Stopgap to Avert Shutdown for 10 Weeks, House Must Still Act

Congress has until late Friday to get measure to the White House for Biden's signature.

The White House Wants to Make Food Assistance Programs Easier to Use -- and Tech Plays a Big Part

Modernization and customer experience goals are folded into a new White House National Strategy on Hunger, Nutrition and Health that was released Tuesday.

Agencies Across Government Are Sending Help as Hurricane Ian Slams Florida

FEMA says it has sufficient resources to handle the potentially catastrophic storm even as it tackles several crises simultaneously.

The COVID-19 Booster’s Public Relations Problem

With a new coronavirus booster rolling out, a leading expert on vaccines explains how public health leaders have struggled to set expectations for the COVID-19 vaccine and convey clearly who benefits from each additional shot.

Can Federal Employees Volunteer for Political Campaigns and Make Contributions? Election Do's and Don'ts

The second installment in a series about the rules and policies federal employees should know ahead of the midterm elections.

Senate Reaches a Deal to Avoid a Shutdown, Punts Threat for 10 Weeks

Lawmakers agree to drop controversial provisions, set up new deadline for lame duck Congress.

House Republicans Argue That a COVID Standard for the Health Care Industry is Unnecessary

This follows the president's comments that the pandemic is over, but there is still work to be done.

The Path to Averting a Shutdown Is Still Unclear, With Just Days Until the Deadline

The Senate is set to vote on a continuing resolution Tuesday that would fund agencies for 10 more weeks, but includes provisions many lawmakers oppose.

GovExec Daily: Equity Within the Workplace

Author Melanie Ho joins the show to discuss her book and the conversations around equity in the workplace.

This is How DOJ Plans to Defend Feds Facing State Prosecution for Performing Abortions

The Biden administration has laid out its legal rationale to ensure federal employees are shielded from state laws banning the care.

After Years of Delays We May Soon Learn the Location for the New FBI Headquarters

The law enforcement agency will either be in Greenbelt, Md., Landover, Md., or Springfield, Va.

Coronavirus Roundup: A CDC Team Is Honored for Its Vaccine Distribution Work

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

Federal Agencies Are Ignoring Most Building Safety Concerns Flagged by DHS

Lawmakers raise concerns about the non-compliance in light of the recent uptick in threats against feds.