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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

HHS Seeks Feedback on Pandemic Regulatory Actions

The Trump administration is making a final push for deregulation during lame duck period. 

Management

Transition Roundup: Trump Refuses to Concede; Biden Teams Prepare to Go Into Agencies

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

Management

GSA Gives Green Light for Presidential Transition to Biden Administration to Formally Begin

The Biden team can now meet with agency personnel, receive briefing materials and access millions of dollars in funds.

Management

OMB Advises Agencies on Contractors’ Limiting Their Use of Foreign Workers

The agency issued a memo to supplement President Trump’s executive order in August. 

Management

Democrats Demand GSA Briefing on Delayed Presidential Transition By Monday

House Democrats also question actions by the White House in the run-up to the election. 

Management

Biden Team Says Transition Delay Could Hinder Vaccine Distribution

“More people may die if we don’t coordinate,” with the Trump administration, said President-elect Joe Biden earlier this week.

Oversight

House Considers New Whistleblower Protection Rules 

House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer’s proposal would protect the identities of federal whistleblowers. 

Workforce

Coronavirus Roundup: HHS Cancels Celebrities Campaign; FDA Approves First Rapid At-Home COVID-19 Test

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

Management

Regulatory Affairs Veteran Shares Insights on Trump’s Cutbacks and What Lies Ahead for Biden

"Judge the person relative to what you want them to do," said Jim Tozzi, on selecting a new Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs administrator. 

Management

Lawmakers Urge Justice Department to Suspend Executions During Transition 

President-elect Biden seeks to get rid of the death penalty, but the Trump administration has not formally recognized him as the winner. 

Management

Former GSA Administrator Reflects on Ascertaining the Election in 2016

“If there’s anything that I would point to, it is really how important this activity and moment is,” said Denise Turner Roth of the presidential transition.

Workforce

Pressure Continues to Mount for GSA to Ascertain Biden as Presidential Election Winner 

Lawmakers, former top government officials and others join the call for the transition activities to begin, citing national security concerns.   

Workforce

Coronavirus Roundup: Ebola Czar Named White House Chief of Staff; More White House Staff Infected

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