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Viewpoint: EPA Needs to Return to Its Public Health Roots

The Biden administration has an opportunity to significantly strengthen the Environmental Protection Agency, says one of its leading epidemiologists.

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Biden Has a Congressional Shortcut to Cancel Trump’s Regulatory Rollbacks, but It Comes with Risks

The Trump administration used this shortcut liberally in 2017, but its potential pitfalls and impact raise a question: Should Congress repeal it?

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GovExec Daily: Inaugurations and Presidential Mandates

Dr. Julia Azari joins the podcast to discuss Joe Biden's mandate amidst a pandemic and a deeply divided public.

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The Secret Service Is Bracing for Dangerous Times

Any chance of a normal security environment for the president-elect evaporated during the Capitol siege.

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A Deep Clean Won’t Keep the White House Safe From COVID-19

The key to guaranteeing staffers’ health and well-being is relatively simple.

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Don’t Expect Trump’s Workforce Policies to Be Reversed Overnight

With the Biden team focused on issues like COVID response and immigration reform, significant action to rescind the Trump administration’s harmful federal workforce policies could take a back seat.

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Biden Needs a Strategy for Strengthening the Federal Workforce

Mending the public service isn’t just one more thing to do—it’s the way to do everything that needs to be done.

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Biden's DHS Pick Defends Ethics Record, Promises Morale Boost for Workforce

Alejandro Mayorkas faces sharp questions over prior controversy despite praise for his service.

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Federal Bureau of Prisons Goes Into National Lockdown Ahead of Inauguration 

The agency said the “precautionary” move was “not in response to any significant events” occurring inside its facilities.

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How Operation Warp Speed Created Vaccination Chaos

States are struggling to plan their vaccination programs with just one week’s notice for how many doses they’ll receive from the federal government. The incoming Biden administration is deciding what to do with this dysfunctional system.

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A Call to Service Is Essential to Building Back Better

The new administration has an opportunity to catalyze new thinking that speaks directly to the needs of our times.

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GovExec Daily: Federal Land Management During Trump's Term

Bloomberg Government's Kellie Lunney joins the show to discuss the outgoing president's public lands legacy.

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Acting SecDef Defends Capitol Reaction, Says DoD Is Prepared for Next Week

Defense Department “absolutely” concerned about domestic terrorism next week but feels bureaucratic issues that delayed national guard are resolved.

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GSA Administrator Resigns

Emily Murphy was widely criticized for delaying the presidential transition. The agency also came under fire Friday for impeding the IG’s pandemic response investigations.

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Health Workers Unions See Surge in Interest Amid COVID

Many front-line health workers who have faced a perpetual lack of PPE and inconsistent safety measures believe the government and their employers have failed to protect them from COVID-19.

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GovExec Daily: How Biden Can Make Government Work Better

Peter H. Schuck joins the podcast to discuss how the president-elect can realign government to meet more people's needs.