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Eric Katz

Eric Katz

Senior Correspondent

Eric Katz writes about federal agency operations and management. His deep coverage of Veterans Affairs, Homeland Security, the Environmental Protection Agency and U.S. Postal Service has earned him frequent guest spots on national radio and television news programs. Eric joined Government Executive in the summer of 2012 and previously worked for The Financial Times. He is a graduate of The George Washington University.
Eric Katz writes about federal agency operations and management. His deep coverage of Veterans Affairs, Homeland Security, the Environmental Protection Agency and U.S. Postal Service has earned him frequent guest spots on national radio and television news programs. Eric joined Government Executive in the summer of 2012 and previously worked for The Financial Times. He is a graduate of The George Washington University.
Pay & Benefits

Several Federal Agencies to Deliver COVID-19 Vaccines to Employees Directly

The agencies will receive their own allocations of the immunizations and then distribute them to their workforces.

Management

Congressional Leaders Are Cautiously Optimistic They Can Avoid More Stopgap Funding This Year

Top negotiators say they have made some progress in setting line-by-line funding for federal agencies, but some barriers remain.

Management

How Biden's Team Seeks to Mitigate the Impact of a Delayed Transition

As the Trump administration refuses to initiate statutorily required steps, Biden will tap into vast government experience.

Management

Postmaster General Previews New Reforms as USPS Announces $9B Loss for 2020

As previously promised, DeJoy signals significant changes are coming for the Postal Service.

Workforce

Coronavirus Cases Are Spiking at Federal Agencies

More than 100,000 federal personnel have now tested positive for COVID-19, with some agencies experiencing acute upticks.

Workforce

Biden's Transition Has Focused on Civil Service Issues as Familiar Faces Spearhead Efforts

Transition working groups on government management topics identify top priorities as Biden seeks to have quick impact.

Management

Biden Transition Team Promises Diversity and Expertise in Federal Leadership

President-elect lays out his first priorities, including some changes to federal agency operations.

Management

What the Results in Key Congressional Races Mean for Federal Employees

A look at the 117th Congress and the results of the races that will most impact federal workers.

Management

Here's What Really Happened With Mail Ballots and USPS on Election Day

Postal Service says ballots were delivered on time, though Postmaster General DeJoy faces court censure.

Management

10 Competitive Races for Federal Employees to Watch

Senate control hangs in the balance as several races of key importance to feds are among the tightest in the country.

Workforce

Federal Employees Meet to Discuss How They Can Push Back if Trump Refuses to Leave Office

Sick outs and foot dragging highlight tactics employees could consider if Trump blocks a peaceful transition after losing the election.