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Biden’s ATF Nominee: ‘Politics Can Play No Role in Law Enforcement’ 

Steve Dettelbach testified before a Senate committee a day after a mass shooting at an elementary school in Texas. 

Biden Orders All Federal Law Enforcement to Wear Body Cameras

Sweeping changes for federal agents and officers win support from their advocates.

The U.S. Has Spent More Than $2 Billion on a Plan to Save Salmon. The Fish Are Vanishing Anyway.

The U.S. government promised Native tribes in the Pacific Northwest that they could keep fishing as they’d always done. But instead of preserving wild salmon, it propped up a failing system of hatcheries. Now, that system is falling apart.

There are Vaccine Possibilities for Monkeypox, CDC Says

Though there is “strong scientific concern” that monkeypox is spreading differently than in the past, the current case count is low and there’s not a huge risk to the general community, a CDC official says.

The Labor Department Wants to Staff Up Worker Protection Agencies

Some of the department's worker protection agencies, like the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs, also have a role to play in rolling out the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, Labor Secretary Marty Walsh told lawmakers.

Navy Climate Strategy Lacks Specifics for Reducing Largest Energy Emissions Producers

Climate change is “one of the most destabilizing forces of our time,” Assistant Navy Secretary Meredith Berger said.

The White House Chronicles Equity Efforts in the American Rescue Plan

The purpose is not to say, “mission accomplished,” but to continue sharing information and hearing what isn’t working, a senior White House official says.

The Choice to Work: Jill Biden’s Biography Examines How the First Lady’s Teaching Career Redefines Her Office

In continuing to work outside the White House, the first lady establishes a household that better reflects that of many American families. Historians say it’s about time.

Lawmakers Push a Bipartisan Effort to Protect Frontline Feds as Opioid Seizures Skyrocket

Seizures of the potentially lethal substance by federal personnel has quadrupled in the last two years.

The EPA Is Seeking Funding to Improve the Cybersecurity of America’s Water Systems

The Environmental Protection Agency is aiming to invest $4 billion in upgrades to the nation’s water and wastewater infrastructure with a strong focus on cybersecurity.

How to Make Performance Reviews Less Terrible – Especially Given the Challenges of Supervising Remote Workers

Performance reviews were always a challenge, but even more so in the age of hybrid work, when some employees are in the office more often than others.

USPS Plans to Close More Facilities and Repurpose Those That Remain

As Louis DeJoy seeks to implement his vision, new confirmed board members could tip the scales for USPS governance.