Schedule F

Biden Is Officially Running For Reelection. What Has He Done For Public Servants?

Courtney Bublé joins the podcast to discuss the president's announcement.

Conservative Think Tanks Are Preparing a List of 20K Potential Political Appointees in Hopes of Reviving Schedule F

A coalition led by the Heritage Foundation has launched a massive recruitment effort that would grow the ranks of federal political appointees from 4,000 to 20,000 in the next Republican presidential administration.

Should Feds Be Afraid of a Second Trump Term?

Stuart Shapiro joins the podcast to discuss the effects of the former president's attacks on the civil service.

Trump Vows to ‘Shatter the Deep State,’ Revive Schedule F and Move More Agencies Out of DC

The former president also said that if reelected in 2024, he will crack down on whistleblowers.

DeSantis Endorses Schedule F Ahead of Possible Presidential Run

The Florida governor, widely expected to run for president in 2024, called for “cleaning out” science agencies like the CDC, NIH and FDA.

The Spoils System Still Threatens the Civil Service

Donald F. Kettl and Daniel Chenok join the podcast to discuss merit systems and modernization.

Say No to Politicizing the Civil Service, But Yes to More Flexibility

Banning exceptions to standard federal personnel rules could make agency-specific reforms more difficult.

A Broken Civil Service System Could Break Government

Jeffrey Neal joins the podcast again to talk about the pace of change in modernizing the federal workforce.

Lawmakers Are Doubling Down on the Effort to Prevent the Next Schedule F

The latest legislative proposal to block presidents from unilaterally stripping federal workers of their civil service protections creates additional barriers to reclassifying employees.

How Public Sector Unions Are Adjusting to a Post-Trump World

Erich Wagner joins the podcast to discuss the state of organized labor in federal workplaces.

Why Do Americans Fear Government So Much?

Lisa Parshall joins the podcast to discuss the new edition of her book on the administrative state and the differences in administration between Donald Trump and Joe Biden.

Year of the Living Dead: How Schedule F Continued to Threaten to Upend the Civil Service in 2022

The Trump administration’s abortive effort to strip thousands of federal workers of their civil service protections continues to cast its shadow on government.

GovExec Daily: 2022 In Review

Tom Shoop joins the podcast to discuss the biggest stories of the year.

GovExec Daily: A Politicized Civil Service is Coming, if Congress Doesn't Act

The Project on Government Oversight's Joe Spielberger joins the podcast to discuss the looming Schedule F threat.

Lawmakers Left Anti-Schedule F Legislation Out of the Compromise Defense Policy Bill

Prospects for it look grim after it wasn’t included in the piece of must-pass legislation.

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.

GovExec Daily: The Fight to Codify Civil Service Protections

Dr. Donald Kettl joins the podcast to discuss the future of anti-Schedule F legislation.