Texas Troopers Create 'Steel Wall' of Patrol Vehicles in Del Rio as Feds Continue to Repatriate Haitians

Gov. Greg Abbott says the line of law enforcement and military vehicles is stopping migrants from crossing the Rio Grande into Del Rio, where the number of migrants camped under a bridge keeps dropping.

Government Leadership at its Best: Meet the 2021 Teddy Award Winners

From introducing autonomous vehicles in the national parks to defending space, these leaders exemplify excellence.

Evidence Shows That, Yes, Masks Prevent COVID-19 – and Surgical Masks Are the Way to Go

Since the coronaviurs first began spreading around the globe, people have debated how effective masks are at preventing COVID-19. A year and a half in, what does the evidence show?

GovExec Daily: Booster Shots and More Vaccine News

Courtney Bublé joins the podcast to discuss the latest COVID-19 news that she has been covering.

Potential Traps for Federal Contractors with the COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate

Implementation won’t be easy and companies that do business with the government should prepare.

What Are Offices Good For, Anyway?

The pandemic disrupted “soft work”—the gossip, eavesdropping, and casual relationship-building that aren’t a formal part of your job.

House Passes Shutdown and Default-Averting Package That Now Faces Uphill Battle in Senate

The measure's passage appears unlikely to do much to avoid a shutdown at the end of the month.

Homeland Security Investigates Border Patrol Agents for Potential Misconduct, Sends More Personnel to Texas

DHS secretary says he was "horrified" and "troubled" by actions of federal border personnel in Del Rio, Texas.

Introducing the Government Hall of Fame Class of 2021

From the first career civil servant to the head of the Smithsonian, it’s an exemplary group.

GovExec Daily: How the Federal Government Can Impact Diversity and Equity

Deloitte's Shrupti Shah joins the podcast to discuss DEI initiatives being pursued by the Biden administration.

Training the Watchdogs: ‘Our Job Doesn't End When You Leave The Door’ 

Government Executive spoke with Douglas Holt, executive director of the Council of the Inspectors General on Integrity and Efficiency’s training institute.

Democrats Announce Plan to Avert a Shutdown and Suspend the Debt Ceiling in a Single Bill

The stage is set for a showdown, with Republicans opposed to raising or suspending the debt limit.

FDA Panel Recommends Limiting Pfizer Booster Shots to Americans 65 and Older, and Those at High Risk of Severe COVID-19

An FDA panel has voted against recommending approval of a booster COVID-19 shot for the general population – disappointing some public health officials.