The Defense Department is moving toward a “conditions-based” approach to reducing the travel restrictions it put in place in response to COVID-19.
The FBI says a shooting at a Texas naval air station that wounded a sailor and left the gunman dead is being investigated as “terrorism-related.”
In the last couple of weeks, GAO has reissued reminders on open recommendations. It’s a long list.
GSA’s Public Buildings Service has responded to the emerging needs of tenant agencies, and has taken steps to prepare for a gradual influx of employees at the federal buildings it manages.
A group that includes many National Park Service former employees and supporters is urging the Trump administration to go slow when it comes to reopening America’s public wilderness.
An independent assessment by the Defense Business Board found DoD’s chief management officer is “nearly unanimously” viewed as ineffective — partly because the CMO was never set up for success.
In today’s Federal Newscast, Veterans Affairs has a new plan to eventually resume normal operations for its hospitals, cemeteries and benefits offices.
Don Bice, who recently left after 32 years in government, including the last two-plus years as USDA’s acting deputy assistant secretary for administration, said the agency challenged employees and executives to think differently in how they deliver mission services.
The Conservative Framework for Recovery, Accountability and Prosperity includes a section on how to improve efficiency and accountability of the government itself, and its response to the coronavirus.
Air Force Chief of Staff David Goldfein has told his service to prepare for a “new abnormal.” He wants the service to be able to conduct its missions even with the possibility that 20 percent of the force will be infected with coronavirus until a vaccine is found.
When its Mexico border apprehensions soared last year, Customs and Border Protection hired a contractor to build a temporary detention center. It could hold 2,500 detainees, but in reality, it never had more than a few dozen at a time.
It looks as if there is solid commitment on the part of the government to ensure contractor employees, who can’t get on premises to do their work, to get paid leave.
Congress is regrouping to figure out a fourth stimulus bill. Several members have said it should focus on infrastructure.
The USPS Office of Inspector General surveyed the postal services of six nations to see how they deal with rural networks.