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Courtney Bublé

Courtney Bublé

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

Trump Removes Acting Pentagon IG Slated to Lead Pandemic Oversight

Only current IGs may serve in the new position created by Congress to oversee the government's coronavirus relief effort.

Workforce

Coronavirus Roundup: Agencies Warn of Cyber Breaches During Telework

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

Oversight

Federal Prisons Pose ‘Imminent Danger’ in Spreading COVID-19, Union Says

A complaint filed with the Occupational Safety and Health Administration cites hazards at 100 of 122 facilities nationwide.

Workforce

Coronavirus Roundup: 39-Year-Old TSA Employee Dies, VA Steps Up Assistance to States

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

Oversight

Trump Administration Draws Fire for New Description of National Stockpile

The changed website language reflects controversial comments by Jared Kushner that downplayed the federal role.

Workforce

Coronavirus Roundup: IRS Will Automatically Send Checks to Social Security Recipients

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

Management

Federal Prison System Goes Into ‘Modified Lockdown’

New procedures due to coronavirus concerns will last 14 days, after which the agency will re-evaluate. 

Workforce

Coronavirus Roundup: A Dire New Assessment, More Calls to Close National Parks

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

Management

Industry Groups Welcome Stimulus Provisions for Federal Contractors

Agencies may reimburse contractors for paid or sick leave if they can’t telework.

Workforce

Coronavirus Roundup: First Military Service Member Dies, IRS Issues Information on Stimulus Checks

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

Workforce

Trump Administration Launches Coronavirus Surge Response Program

Federal employees can apply for temporary assignments to help with the pandemic response. 

Workforce

Coronavirus Roundup: Government to Issue New Guidance Based on Regional Risks

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

Management

Questions Linger Over How the IRS Will Distribute Stimulus Checks

Former officials said the agency will face a challenge in getting the money to the right place quickly.

Workforce

Coronavirus Roundup: Agencies Struggle to Meet Escalating Needs

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

Management

Lawmakers, Union Urge Halt to All Prison Inmate Transfers

The Federal Bureau of Prisons’ preventative measures are not enough to prevent coronavirus spread, critics say.

Workforce

Coronavirus Roundup: Survey Finds the Public Trusts CDC More Than President Trump

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