Oversight

What Would a GOP Takeover of the House Mean for the Oversight Committee? 

The chair-in-waiting for the once “sleepy” committee would like to investigate COVID-19’s origins, the Biden administration’s border policies and the president’s family members. 

Management

What the Midterms Mean for Government

Setting a new course for the ship of state is harder than it looks. 

Oversight

A GOP Showdown Over the Debt Limit Could Grip Congress and the Nation Next Year

Republicans unhappy about government spending may push a federal shutdown

Oversight

Most Voters Skipped ‘In Person on Election Day’ when Offered a Choice of How and When to Vote

Nearly two-thirds of all votes cast in the 2020 presidential election were made through early in-person voting or by mail, rather than by people who visited their local polling places on Election Day.

Oversight

How to Outsmart Election Disinformation

The 2022 midterms are here, and so too is a wave of concerning new mis- and disinformation trends. Here’s how to tell the two apart — and what you and your loved ones can do to avoid falling for them.

Workforce

GovExec Daily: How the Midterm Elections Could Change Oversight

Eric Katz joins the podcast to discuss the upcoming elections.

Workforce

How Does Telework Affect The Hatch Act? Election Season Do’s and Don’ts

The fourth installment in a series about the rules and policies federal employees should know ahead of the midterm elections.

Management

The U.S. Postal Service Is Poised for Improved Performance in the 2022 Election, Officials Say

USPS has ramped up communications with local officials and will begin "extraordinary measures" to expedite ballot delivery next week.

Workforce

GovExec Daily: Paying Attention to the Hatch Act in 2022

Courtney Bublé joins the podcast to discuss her series on the rules governing feds' political activity.

Management

The U.S. Postal Service Is Set to Raise Prices, Again

The Postal Services cites inflation for the change, though the increases were long anticipated.

Workforce

Can Federal Employees Take Part in Political Campaign Activities? Election Do’s and Don’ts

The third installment in a series about the rules and policies federal employees should know ahead of the midterm elections.

Management

USPS Is Delivering Ballots Faster in 2022

The Postal Service could improve its tracking, IG says, though the mailing agency has implemented many reforms to improve performance.

Management

Can Federal Employees Volunteer for Political Campaigns and Make Contributions? Election Do's and Don'ts

The second installment in a series about the rules and policies federal employees should know ahead of the midterm elections.

Oversight

GovExec Daily: Preparing For the Midterm Elections at the Election Assistance Commission

Courtney Bublé speaks to Thomas Hicks, EAC chair, about the upcoming November elections on the podcast.

Management

Here’s How the Nation’s Elections Clearinghouse is Gearing Up for the Midterms 

The chair of the Election Assistance Commission is encouraging individuals to sign up as poll workers. 

Oversight

The Race to Be the Next House Democrat Overseeing Feds Has Begun

The outgoing oversight panel leader who lost her primary had an extensive legacy with federal management issues, but at least one new contender also has established credentials.

Management

Oversight Committee Chair Maloney Loses Primary

Maloney's defeat sets up a race to see who will be the next top Democrat on the House Committee on Oversight and Reform.

Management

Recruiting the ‘Essential Workers of Democracy’: Group Aims to Sign up Poll Workers Ahead of Midterms

Power the Polls helped recruit poll workers during a global pandemic in 2020. Now the nonprofit group is back to help election administrators address new challenges.

Oversight

‘We Need Your Help’: Election Officials Ask Congress to Better Address Harassment Ahead of Midterms

Women make up the overwhelming majority of the election workforce, and many are facing threats in the wake of lies spread about the integrity of the 2020 election.