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GovExec Daily: The CDC's Role in the Pandemic Response

Courtney Bublé joined the podcast to talk about her interview with former agency chief Tom Frieden.

Appellate Court: FLRA Cannot Override Arbitrators Just Because It Disagrees With Them

A three-judge panel last week overturned a Federal Labor Relations Authority decision, ruling that the federal labor-management agency did not provide enough deference to neutral arbitrators.

White House Objects to Language Preventing OPM-GSA Merger and Other Workforce Provisions in House 'Minibus' Spending Bill

Veto threat also lists objections to provisions that would undermine the White House’s approach to labor-management relations.

Bipartisan Bill Would Establish Multi-Agency Effort for Carbon Removal 

A committee would develop a strategic plan for research and development on carbon dioxide removal in the air, lands and oceans.

Federal Officials Point to Underfunding, Lockdown Avoidance for Coronavirus Failings

Anthony Fauci and other agency leaders push back on allegations the federal government hasn’t done enough to confront the pandemic.

Expert: We Need To Prep For COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution Now

Before we have a COVID-19 vaccine, it's vital to think about how to get it out to the maximum number of people, an expert argues.

GovExec Daily: The State of Federal Law Enforcement and Protests

Eric Katz joins the podcast to discuss the deployment of Federal Protective Service officers.

USPS Denies It's Giving the Trump Administration Undue Influence

Postal Service stresses its independence as lawmakers say the administration is "inappropriately insert[ing]" itself into the agency's operations.

Democratic Senators Introduce Bill to Include Feds in Coronavirus Response Decisions

A task force of administration and union officials would make recommendations for how agencies should protect workers during the pandemic.

CDC ‘Should Be Leading the Way’ in Pandemic Decisions, Says Former Director

Dr. Tom Frieden speaks about the recent switch from CDC to HHS collecting coronavirus data. 

‘Success Addicts’ Choose Being Special Over Being Happy

The pursuit of achievement distracts from the deeply ordinary activities and relationships that make life meaningful.

Expanded Telework Could Save Individual Feds $2.5K-$4K Annually

Lessons from the pandemic have big implications for federal offices and employees, lawmakers and experts say.

Senate GOP’s Coronavirus Relief Package Would Fund Controversial Plan to Rebuild FBI Headquarters in D.C.

The Trump administration in 2017 scrapped a decade-long plan to reconstruct the facility in the Washington suburbs. 

Three Capabilities Agencies Must Master to Succeed in Future Crises

As new technology, demographic shifts, natural disasters and pandemics lead to an increasingly uncertain future, government institutions must adapt.