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Ross Gianfortune

Ross Gianfortune

Engagement Editor

Ross Gianfortune hosts the GovExec Daily podcast. Prior to joining Government Executive’s staff, Ross Gianfortune worked at The Washington Post, The Gazette Newspapers, WXRT Radio and The Columbia Missourian. He holds a bachelor's degree in journalism from University of Missouri and a master's in communications from the American University.
Ross Gianfortune hosts the GovExec Daily podcast. Prior to joining Government Executive’s staff, Ross Gianfortune worked at The Washington Post, The Gazette Newspapers, WXRT Radio and The Columbia Missourian. He holds a bachelor's degree in journalism from University of Missouri and a master's in communications from the American University.
News

GovExec Daily: What the Inflation Reduction Act Has in Store for Climate Policy

Ross Gianfortune talks with Vickie Patton and Michael Gerrard about the Inflation Reduction Act.

Oversight

GovExec Daily: Preparing For the Midterm Elections at the Election Assistance Commission

Courtney Bublé speaks to Thomas Hicks, EAC chair, about the upcoming November elections on the podcast.

Workforce

GovExec Daily: Is Another Shutdown on the Horizon?

Eric Katz joins the podcast to discuss the latest in the CR negotiations.

Workforce

GovExec Daily: How Confident Are Women in Their Retirement Plans?

EBRI's Craig Copeland joins the podcast to discuss his organization's recent study.

Workforce

GovExec Daily: Protecting the Professional Civil Service

The Professional Managers Association's Chad Hooper joins the podcast to discuss the Preventing a Patronage System Act.

Workforce

GovExec Daily: Why Aren't Public Servants Taking Vacations?

Nextgov's Frank Konkel joins the podcast to discuss burnout and workforce issues.

Management

GovExec Daily: Agencies' Office Space Plans Going Forward

Courtney Bublé joins the podcast to discuss a new GAO report.

Workforce

GovExec Daily: How to Handle – or Mishandle – Classified Documents

Lindy Kyzer joins the podcast to discuss what happens to a clearance holder if they find themselves in a pickle similar to the one former President Donald Trump finds himself in.

Oversight

GovExec Daily: The State of The Economy and Inflation

The University of New Haven's Leah Hartman joins podcast to discuss inflation and the state of the American economy.

Workforce

GovExec Daily: Getting Things Done in a Bureaucracy

Former agency officials Marina Nitze and Nick Sinai join the podcast to discuss their new book.

Management

GovExec Daily: 'Public Service Is a Very, Very High Calling,' Fauci Says

Anthony Fauci speaks to Courtney Bublé about his career, his advice for young scientists and NIAID's monkeypox strategy.

Workforce

GovExec Daily: The Law That Transformed the Civil Service

Tom Shoop joins the podcast to discuss the Pendleton Act

Oversight

GovExec Daily: Tackling the Climate Crisis on Capitol Hill

Samantha Medlock, senior counsel with the Select Committee on Climate Crisis, speaks to GovExec about legislation and the environment.

Workforce

GovExec Daily: The Biden Student Debt Forgiveness Plan

The Student Borrower Protection Center's Ben Kaufman joins the podcast to talk about how the Department of Education will administer the new White House debt relief program.

Workforce

GovExec Daily: How the Revised CDC Guidelines Will Affect Feds

Federal employment attorney Stephanie Rapp-Tully joins the podcast to how the new guidance will affect feds and contractors.

Workforce

GovExec Daily: The Contractor Vaccine Mandate Confusion

Courtney Bublé joins the podcast to discuss the court decision that will affect contractors.

Management

GovExec Daily: Can the CDC Effectively Restructure?

Julie Swann joins the podcast to discuss the health agency's potential reorganization.

Workforce

GovExec Daily: The Inflation Reduction Act's IRS Priorities

Former White House official Diana Furchtgott-Roth joins the podcast to discuss how the law will affect taxpayers and small businesses.

Workforce

GovExec Daily: Looking Back at the Malheur Anti-Government Occupation

Tom Shoop joins the podcast to discuss the latest in his "That Time" series.

Workforce

GovExec Daily: VOA is 'Looking For Impact,' Says Chief

Courtney Bublé talks to Yolanda López, acting director of Voice of America, about leadership, managing crises and the agency.