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The White House Just Pulled Its Nominee to Fill the Still-Vacant Job of Federal Procurement Chief

The Office of Federal Procurement Policy has not had a confirmed leader since the Trump administration, despite the Biden administration's goals to use procurement to advance equity and curb climate change. 

What 5 Previous Congressional Investigations Can Teach Us about the House Jan. 6 Committee Hearings

The public hearings of the House Jan. 6 investigative committee will deal with unprecedented events in American history, but the very investigation of these events has strong precedent.

Biden Calls on Congress to Pass an Assault Weapons Ban and Other Gun Restrictions

He offered other measures more likely to pass in Congress, like raising the age to 21 to purchase such weapons.

White House Internships Will Soon Be Paid

The move comes as part of an administration-wide push to improve the recruitment of young federal workers.

GovExec Daily: Is This The Moment For an Equity Push in Government?

McKinsey's JP Julien joins the show to discuss the administration's DEIA goals.

GovExec Daily: Federal Law Enforcement's Role and the Biden Executive Order

Federal Law Enforcement Officers Association President Larry Cosme joins the podcast to discuss the White House moves and the tragedy in Uvalde, Texas.

The White House Chronicles Equity Efforts in the American Rescue Plan

The purpose is not to say, “mission accomplished,” but to continue sharing information and hearing what isn’t working, a senior White House official says.

The Choice to Work: Jill Biden’s Biography Examines How the First Lady’s Teaching Career Redefines Her Office

In continuing to work outside the White House, the first lady establishes a household that better reflects that of many American families. Historians say it’s about time.

What You Need to Know about the Defense Production Act – the 1950s Law Biden Invoked to Try to End the Baby Formula Shortage

Biden said the Defense Production Act would help end the shortage by directing suppliers of baby formula to prioritize delivery to formula manufacturers.

The New Air Force Ones Are Late, So the Old Planes Need More Cash, Official Says

The Air Force acquisition chief cites a 2- to 3-year delay, which Boeing blames on subcontractor and supply problems.

Pentagon May Give Sweden and Finland More Security Aid

Russia has issued vague threats over the countries' applications to join the alliance.

Trump Allies Slam Biden for Ukraine Aid Amid Inflation and Supply Chain Shortages

Senators voted no because of problems domestically, a lack of oversight, and a high price tag.

The White House Repeats Its Call for a Confirmed Guns Agency Director After Buffalo Tragedy

The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives has lacked a permanent director since 2015.

Biden Orders U.S. Troops Back to Somalia, Reversing Trump Withdrawal

“This is a step that rationalizes what was essentially an irrational arrangement that we inherited,” a senior administration official said.

Congress’ Plan For Ukraine Aid Surpasses the White House Request by $7B

Lawmakers boosted funds for replenishing American weapons’ stocks and supporting European Command operations.

The Biden Administration Lays Out its Environmental Reviews and Permitting Goals for the Infrastructure Law

More guidance is expected from the Office of Management and Budget, and the Council on Environmental Quality.

White House Sounds Alarm on Threat from Quantum Computers

New directive orders the government to work with industry on security that can stand up to tomorrow’s quantum-powered decryption tools.