Oversight

Democrats call YouTube ‘extremely irresponsible’ for election misinformation rollback

YouTube’s decision to stop removing false content about previous U.S. elections “threatens to weaken our democracy,” several top Democrats on the House Energy and Commerce Committee said in a letter to the platform’s leaders. 

Workforce

Federal Employee Unions Endorse Biden for Reelection

Labor leaders described President Biden as “the most labor-friendly president in history.”

Oversight

The Campaign Finance Agency’s Press Shop Can’t Confirm or Deny the Existence of Complaints Anymore

Critics say the change, approved by the FEC last week in a vote that was not entirely along party lines, raises concerns about transparency.

Management

What Might a Second Biden Term Mean for Feds? Here’s a Look at The First

Revoking Schedule F, boosting diversity and equity, and restoring scientific integrity has been some of the Biden administration's accomplishments and goals.

Oversight

Federal Agencies Lag in Registering Voters Despite Biden Executive Order, Advocates Say

15 Republican secretaries of state sent a letter to the White House, asking president to reverse order, which they said will produce duplicate registrations, confuse citizens

Management

Could Biden Choose A New Running Mate In 2024?

Some Democrats say he should. Black women say he'd better not.

Management

Feds Push Local Election Officials to Boost Security Ahead of 2024

Local election offices can be “target-rich, cyber-poor” entities."

Management

Guardrails Are Needed to Help Protect the Integrity of the Post-Election Presidency

A few restrictions would help prevent aggrieved lame duck presidents from hijacking the functions of the executive branch.

Management

Lawmaker Accuses USPS Employees of Stealing $20K in Campaign Contributions

Various postal entities are probing the matter, but have yet to find evidence of employee involvement.

Management

House Panel Advances Bill to Force Tracking on Ballots Mailed Through USPS

While Republicans have reservations about voting by mail, the bill won overwhelming bipartisan support.

Oversight

How the Hatch Act Fared in the Lead-Up to the Midterm Elections

Allegations and violations this year were not much different from previous years, according to the Office of Special Counsel. 

Workforce

Trump, Who Tried to Weaken Feds' Civil Service Protections, Announces 2024 Run

Prior to Tuesday’s announcement, the former president endorsed plans to reimplement Schedule F if he returned to the White House.

Management

Voter Intimidation in 2022 Follows a Long History of Illegal, and Racist, Bullying

Any behavior reasonably calculated to dissuade a person from participating in an election is intimidation.

Tech

No ‘Specific or Credible’ Cyber Threats Affected Integrity of Midterms, CISA Says

Despite “a handful” of DDoS attacks targeting state and local election websites and some technical glitches affecting voting equipment, CISA says it saw “no activity” that should undermine faith in the results of the midterm elections.

Oversight

Biden Says Midterm Elections Turned Out to Be ‘A Good Day’ for Democracy

While Republicans have fallen short of a ‘red wave,’ they are still projected to win a slim House majority

Management

USPS Reminds Employees to Continue Rushing Ballot Delivery Through November

A look at all the special steps USPS has taken, and will continue to take, to get ballots to election officials on time.

Management

GovExec Daily: What the 2022 Midterm Elections Mean for Feds

Eric Katz and Courtney Bublé join the podcast to discuss some of the election results and their effect on the government workforce.