Politicians Seek to Control Classroom Discussions about Slavery in the U.S.

Lawmakers are seeking to downplay the role that slavery played in the development of the United States, but history tells a different story.

As Pressure Ramps Up Against USPS Reforms, DeJoy Asks Stakeholders to Fall in Line

The Postal Service is facing pushback on its plans to raise rates, shrink the workforce and consolidate mail processing.

Kamala Harris Made History — Her Husband Did, Too

Doug Emhoff is the nation’s first second gentleman. As he’s settled into the role, he’s trying to model what it means to be a man who supports gender equity.

Tribe Embraces Recreational Marijuana Sales on Reservation Where Alcohol Is Banned

The Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota allows people to buy and use recreational marijuana but not alcohol. Some tribal citizens say cannabis is safer than alcohol, meth, and opioids — which have wreaked havoc on the state’s Indigenous communities.

It’s Time to Treat the Federal Workforce Better

Reducing employee burnout will help agencies retain the employees they need to advance their mission.

Coronavirus Roundup: HHS is Establishing a New Office Focused on Long COVID

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

The HHS Declares Monkeypox a Public Health Emergency

This comes after weeks of pressure as the virus spread throughout the country. 

GovExec Daily: The Decision That May Upset the Administrative State

Don Kettl joins the podcast to discuss the Supreme Court's decision that could change the regulatory state.

FEMA and CDC Officials Will Lead the Monkeypox Response

The Biden administration has not declared monkeypox a national public health emergency yet.

GovExec Daily: Securing the Human Side of Elections

Alliance for Securing Democracy's David Levine joins the podcast to discuss a new report on deterring threats to election workers.

Senators Can't Agree on Agency Funding Levels, Even As Democrats Hold Back on Some Increases

Republicans deride Democratic priorities in fiscal 2023 bills with just two months until a shutdown.

A Missed Opportunity: The Problem With Ignoring Government Performance Information

Federal agencies’ quarterly performance updates, short- and long-term strategic plans, and annual performance reports deserve more attention.