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Healthcare workers walk to a tent, Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2020, at a COVID-19 testing site outside Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens, Fla. State officials say Florida has surpassed 500,000 coronavirus cases. Meanwhile, testing is ramping up following a temporary shutdown of some sites because of Tropical Storm Isaias. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)

How human-centered design enables federal health agility during COVID-19

While many organizations quickly modernized their existing IT infrastructure, the pandemic required more than effective technology.

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Executive orders can be hard to implement if the language is too dense for most

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(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)The White House is visible as morning traffic builds along 16th Street Northwest, in Washington, Wednesday, March 16, 2016. The Metro subway system that serves the nation's capital and its Virginia and Maryland suburbs shut down for a full-day for an emergency safety inspection of its third-rail power cables. Making for unusual commute, as the lack of service is forcing some people on the roads, while others are staying home or teleworking. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

Make telework decisions based on the job, not ‘managerial preference,’ OPM says

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(AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)A postal worker loads a delivery vehicle at the United States Post Office in Cranberry Township, Pa., Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2020. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

USPS lifts mask mandate for fully vaccinated employees amid workforce changes

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The great agency reopening debates continue

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Agencies begin setting tentative reentry dates for federal employees

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(AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)FILE - In this June 12, 2019, file photo, clouds roll over the U.S. Capitol dome as dusk approaches in Washington. The committee charged with helping Republicans wrest control of the House next year raised $45.4 million over the last three months, a record quarterly haul during a year without a national election. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)

Congress should invest in programs — and management

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In this photo made available by the U.S. Navy, the guided-missile submarine USS Georgia, front, with the guided-missile cruiser USS Port Royal, transit the Strait of Hormuz in Persian Gulf, Monday, Dec. 21, 2020. The vessels traversed the strategically vital waterway between Iran and the Arabian Peninsula on Monday, the U.S. Navy said, a rare announcement that comes amid rising tensions with Iran. (Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Indra Beaufort/U.S. Navy via AP)

First look at Senate NDAA adds $35B to DoD, takes all nonmilitary crimes out of chain of command

The additional money funds a variety of accounts, mostly ones that increase the capacity of the military by spending billions of dollars to procure more…

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VA restores official time to health care workforce, agrees to a reset with AFGE

The Department of Veterans Affairs will reimburse American Federation of Government Employees representatives for any leave they took over the last three…

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Army adopting new policies to help soldiers move as housing market fires up

With the housing market reaching explosive levels and soldiers moving to new orders now that COVID restrictions are lifted, some troops are having trouble finding adequate housing in their new locations.

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