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FBI Will Relocate 1,500 Staff to Alabama Next Year

The moves will take place regardless of what the future holds for the bureau’s Washington headquarters.

Up Close: Conversations with Federal Leaders, Featuring VA Secretary Robert Wilkie

The Veterans Affairs secretary discusses leadership during a time of crisis with Editor in Chief Tom Shoop.

Why Agencies Need to Spend a Little to Gain a Lot

Innovation funds have the potential to turn up effective and less expensive ways to confront today's challenges.

ICE Is Making Sure Migrant Kids Don’t Have COVID-19 — Then Expelling Them to 'Prevent Its Spread'

The administration has used infection risk to justify expelling thousands of children without legal protections. But it’s only expelling kids who’ve tested negative.

Despite Calls for His Resignation, New USPS Leader Pledges More Sweeping Changes

While some employees and lawmakers are sounding alarms over Postal Service reforms, stakeholders are taking a wait-and-see approach.

Third Acting NPS Director Under Trump Will Retire Next Month

Lawsuit by nonprofits claims the National Park Service veteran R. David Vela was appointed illegally. 

Vast Majority of VA Employees Have Either Witnessed Or Experienced Racism at Work, Survey Finds

Nearly 76% of respondents to union survey have experienced "racially charged actions," and three-quarters of those who haven't experienced incidents themselves say they have witnessed them.

How to Prepare for Rising Stress Ahead

Now is a good time to take an honest look at how you are handling your current level of stress and consider proactive steps you should take as we head toward the fall.

1864 Elections Went on During the Civil War – Even Though Lincoln Thought It Would Be a Disaster for Himself and the Republican Party

Lincoln's chances of reelection in 1864 were dim. He was presiding over a bloody civil war, and the public was losing confidence in him. But he steadfastly rejected pleas to postpone the election.

Treasury Department Officials Are Working to Diversify Bank Partnerships

Corvelli McDaniel and Lorraine Cole won the Partnership for Public Service’s ‘People’s Choice’ award for their efforts on the project. 

Will COVID-19 Vaccine Trials Reflect America’s Diversity?

The pressure to produce an effective COVID-19 vaccine could impede recruitment of volunteers in high-risk populations.

Federal Bureau of Prisons Spent $3M on Unproven UV Coronavirus Sanitizing Portals 

The gates intended to disinfect staff as they enter facilities haven’t been studied enough to know if they are safe or effective, union says in complaint to IG.  

The Winter Will Be Worse

When socializing outside gets harder in much of the U.S., daily life will get more dismal, and the virus might spread even further.

GovExec Daily: The Coming Evictions Crisis

Route Fifty's Emma Coleman joins the podcast to discuss what the end of evictions moratoriums means for housing nationwide.

Court Dismisses Union’s Lawsuit Over Federal Employees’ Right to Talk ‘Impeachment’ and 'Resistance'  

Last year the American Federation of Government Employees sued the Office of Special Counsel over its Hatch Act guidance. 

Viewpoint: Trump After Portland

The president’s aggressive tactics against protesters have already damaged the reputation of government agencies.