The Federal Government Is Making a New Investment in Women-Owned Small Businesses

The Small Business Administration is elevating its Office of Women’s Business Ownership to report directly to the SBA administrator, raising its profile and power.

GovExec Daily: The 'Big Deal' Biden Presidential Management Agenda

Dr. Donald F. Kettl joins the podcast to discuss the administration's new approach to the PMA process.

What Does the Partial Blocking of the Contractor Vaccine Mandate Mean? 

Overall, this has been a “very, very complicated area,” said one contracting expert. 

Biden Signs Measure to Avoid Shutdown, But Debt Default Threat Still Looms

Congress has 10 weeks to pass full-year funding, but even less time to address the debt limit.

Omicron Won’t Ruin Your Booster

Sometimes, dips in immunization quality can be rescued with a little extra quantity.

America is Running on Fumes

In film, science, and the economy, the U.S. has fallen out of love with the hard work of invention.

GovExec Daily: Why This Management Agenda Is Different

Terry Gerton and Robert Shea join the podcast to discuss the Biden-Harris administration’s Management Agenda Vision.

Congress Passes 10-Week Stopgap Spending Bill, Narrowly Avoiding Shutdown 

Lawmakers sidestepped last-minute hurdles in effort to buy time for passing full-year funding.  

Omicron’s Best- and Worst-Case Scenarios

A new, highly contagious variant could have terrible consequences. But if it ends up causing milder symptoms than Delta, there’s a real upside.

House Panel Advances OPM Reform Legislation

Republicans opposed the bill aimed at insulating the Office of Personnel Management from political interference, arguing that doing so would lead to “unaccountable bureaucrats.”

Biden Announces Tripling of Federal Deployments to Fight COVID-19 Surge

Agencies will send teams around the country ahead of winter and Omicron variant waves.

The Number of Undocumented Immigrants in Detention Centers Has Increased by More Than 50% since Biden Took Office

A Texas construction worker who’s been locked up for 11 months is one of an increasing number of undocumented immigrants detained since Biden took office — despite the president’s instructions to prioritize more dangerous immigrants.

Bipartisan Group of Lawmakers Seeks Assurances IRS Will Keep Phone Lines Open

Report had said a temporary help line shutdown was one option under consideration to free resources to address a backlog of unprocessed and amended tax returns.