Trump-Biden Transition Revealed Weaknesses That Should be Addressed, Report Finds

Suggestions include clarifying OMB’s budget and regulatory roles during transfers of power, and making fewer steps contingent upon GSA’s ascertainment of election results.

GovExec Daily: Regulatory Policies and the Biden Administration

Daniel R. Pérez joins the podcast to discuss his analysis of the Unified Agenda of Regulatory and Deregulatory Actions

New Interagency Council Will Further ‘Made in America’ Efforts

“From day one, President Biden has made clear that when the federal government spends taxpayer dollars, it should support American workers and businesses,” said an administration official. 

Language Matters in Building Trust in COVID Vaccines

A new study finds that the same information about COVID-19 vaccines, presented in a different language, can boost confidence.

GovExec Daily: Biden's Year of COVID-19 Policy

Courtney Bublé joins the podcast to discuss the pandemic nearly a year after the new administration's inauguration.

Are You a Jerk at Work? 5 Ways to Rein It In

There are seven types of jerks at work, according to a new book. Follow these five recommendations to avoid irritating your colleagues.

They Promised Quick and Easy PPP Loans. Often, They Only Delivered Hassle and Heartache.

More than a million government-approved loans ended up being canceled, including some that would have gone to people who needed the loans and applied just as they were told.

Postal Service, US Digital Service Collaborate on New COVID-19 Test Website

USPS and the U.S. Digital Service have been working on a new website for Americans to order free, at-home rapid COVID-19 tests. The administration is confident it won't crash in meeting massive demand.

How to Mentor Young Workers in a Remote World

As we approach year three of the pandemic, we need to (finally) change how we train people.

GovExec Daily: How to Make The Customer Service Order Work

Stan Soloway joins the podcast to discuss the administration's priorities.

Calling Omicron ‘Mild’ Is Wishful Thinking

We are far past the point of hoping that this variant will spare us.

White House Charts Course for Better Protections of Civil Servant Scientists

New report calls for improved policies prohibiting interference and clearer punishments for those who meddle in scientific work.

Almost One Year In: Biden’s Track Record on Nominations and Confirmations

The process underscores the challenges with so many positions needing Senate confirmation, the Partnership for Public Service said in a new report.