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Courtney Bublé

Courtney Bublé

Courtney Buble is a staff correspondent who covers federal management. Before joining Government Executive, she worked for NBC News. Courtney graduated from The George Washington University in 2018.
Courtney Buble is a staff correspondent who covers federal management. Before joining Government Executive, she worked for NBC News. Courtney graduated from The George Washington University in 2018.
Management

Biden Weighs Vaccine Mandate for the Federal Workforce

Yes, your agency can require you to get one, despite the fact that vaccines have been issued only under emergency use authorization by the FDA.

Management

Democrats Seek Interviews to Better Understand Possible Political Interference in Early Coronavirus Response

The lawmakers are looking to speak with 11 current and former health officials, including some career employees.

Management

VA Mandates Vaccines for Health Care Workers

“It’s the best way to keep veterans safe, especially as the Delta variant spreads across the country,” said VA Secretary Denis McDonough.

Management

Lawmakers Seek Answers on Drug Inspection Delays During the Pandemic 

The FDA said earlier this week that domestic inspections are getting back to normal. 

Management

Homeland Security Cancels Two Border Wall Contracts

These are the first cancellations since DHS released its plan for unobligated border wall funds in June. 

Workforce

Coronavirus Roundup: Biden Administration Hits Six-Month Mark

There's a lot to keep track of. Here’s today’s list of news updates and stories you may have missed.

Management

Hiring and Retention Are Key to Modernizing the State Department, Experts Testify

The secretary of State has said he is committed to “recruiting, retaining, promoting officers with the skills to contend with 21st century challenges and who look like the country we represent.”

Oversight

Watchdog: HHS Should Update Congress on COVID-19 Spending Time Frames

GAO offers 15 new recommendations for improving the federal government’s pandemic response.