Tech

There’s Nothing Historic About Biden’s NASA Pick

After 62 years, the space agency will have to wait a little longer for its first female leader.

Management

Dozens of Lawmakers Call on Biden to Replace Entire USPS Board

Biden has nominated individuals to fill three vacancies, but House members say board must start from scratch.

Workforce

At the Women’s Bureau, a Renewed Focus on Passing Paid Leave and LGBTQ+ Inclusivity

Wendy Chun-Hoon, the new director of the Women’s Bureau at the Department of Labor, speaks with The 19th about what needs to inform policies during a perilous time for women in the workplace.

Oversight

Deb Haaland Confirmed as First Native American Cabinet Secretary

The enrolled member of the Laguna Pueblo will head the Interior Department, which oversees public lands and administers programs related to 550 federally recognized tribes.

Workforce

New Attorney General Thanks Employees for Their Public Service, Vows Commitment to ‘Norms’

Merrick Garland addresses the Justice Department’s over 115,000 employees on his first day in office. 

Management

After Confirmation: The Golden Hour for Political Appointees

What senior leaders should expect and how they can make the most of the opportunity they’ve been given.

Management

OMB Nominees Pledge to Avoid Future Shutdowns, Improve Budget Stewardship

Biden’s picks for deputy director and deputy director for management told lawmakers they are committed to transparency and improving fiscal oversight.

Management

Neera Tanden Withdraws Nomination for OMB Director

This comes after senators raised concerns about her partisan history and mean tweets.

Management

OMB No. 2 Nominee Pledges to Restore Morale in the Federal Workforce 

"Often in these budget deals that come up, one of the main losers are federal workers," said Shalanda Young. 

Management

Biden’s Straight-Talking CDC Director Has Long Used Data to Save Lives

Dr. Rochelle Walensky said scientists at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention were "muzzled" and "diminished" by the Trump team, especially during the pandemic. She aims to fix that.

Management

GovExec Daily: Cabinet Progress and the Tanden Nomination

Courtney Bublé joins the show to discuss how President Joe Biden's nominees – including his controversial OMB pick – have fared so far.

Management

Biden’s Cabinet of Many Women Shows Other World Leaders that U.S. Takes Gender Equality Seriously

Research shows that when one country – particularly a powerful one – puts more women in power, other nations tend to follow suit.

Management

What’s the Justice Department Actually For?

A Senate hearing for President Biden’s attorney-general nominee is surfacing some big questions.

Oversight

Why Democrats Are Fighting Over an Obscure D.C. Bureaucrat

Progressives and moderates are split over Michael Barr, the president’s likely nominee to become one of the banking industry’s top regulators.

Management

‘Indian Country’ Is Excited about the First Native American Secretary of the Interior – and the Promise She Has for Addressing Issues of Importance to All Americans

If confirmed, Rep. Deb Haaland of New Mexico would be the first Native American to run the agency that interacts with tribal nations. But her agenda extends far beyond Indian Country.

Oversight

GovExec Daily: Tanden and the State of Biden's Nominations

Courtney Bublé joins the podcast to discuss how the administration is filling out.

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