Infrastructure Package Furthers Made-in-America Efforts

Also, the Office of Management and Budget has started making public the waivers to domestic preference laws.

Lawmakers Introduce Bill To Insulate OPM From Political Interference

Legislation would require presidents to nominate OPM directors without political considerations and make them the president’s “principal advisor” on federal workforce issues.

The Biden Blueprint for the Future of Work

OPM Director Kiran Ahuja explains how the President’s Management Agenda will create an equitable and accountable government that will deliver results for all Americans.

Why You Can’t Find Cheap At-Home Covid Tests

You probably won’t be testing everyone at your Thanksgiving table for COVID because the tests are expensive and hard to find. Why? The federal government is partly to blame.

Comparing 17.5 Million Options Shows CDC Got COVID-19 Vaccine Rollout Right

A study of 17.5 million strategies shows the CDC made the right recommendations for the rollout of COVID-19 vaccines. But there is room for improvement.

Analysis: Six Theories of Joe Biden’s Crumbling Popularity

The president’s approval ratings keep falling. The question is why.

Why Biden’s Presidential Management Agenda Is a Big Deal

The sharply focused effort places a high priority on employee engagement.

Senate Makes Historic National Park Service Director Confirmation 

Charles Sams III is the first confirmed leader in four years and the first-ever Indigenous American to lead the agency.

Biden Looks to Shake Up Postal Service Leadership With New Nominees

If confirmed, new nominees would give White House-backed members a majority on the postal governing board.

The Pandemic’s Next Turn Hinges on Three Unknowns

A potential winter surge is up to vaccines, variants, and us.

You Should Get a Booster Now

America’s booster rules are far more confusing than necessary.

Biden’s Management Agenda Puts Feds Front and Center

A focus on creating “good jobs” and fostering partnerships with organized labor marks a departure from previous agendas’ more technocratic approaches.

New Executive Order Seeks to Reduce Worker Turnover on Service Contracts 

This is one of several efforts by the Biden administration to use federal procurement and contracting to advance equity and its other priorities. 

Biden Administration Unveils Management Vision That Rests on Empowering Federal Employees

Other top priorities include serving citizens equitably, and improving the federal acquisition and financial management systems.

Biden Taps Veteran Journalist to Lead Global Media Agency

Workforce management and boosting morale are ongoing challenges the agency is working to address. 

The Defense Department Fails Its Audit Again, But Officials Have ‘No Doubt’ It Will Eventually Pass 

This was the fourth time the Pentagon completed an audit since it became a requirement in 1990.