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.
The stimulus bill was a heavy lift for Congress, now various agencies are working to implement it. For what it looked like at the ground level and some of the federal concerns, the Federal Drive with Tom Temin spoke Virginia Rep. Jennifer Wexton (D).
Most of the people Senior Correspondent Mike Causey knows who are teleworking are going a little stir-crazy, binge-watching junk on TV they wouldn’t even know existed otherwise.
DoD’s latest stop-movement order will halt a significant number of the military services’ overseas deployments and redeployments for the next 60 days.
The Defense Department is preparing for more of its Pentagon workforce to become teleworkers. But those who are already working from home have already begun to stretch the limits of the department’s internet connectivity in the national capital region.
In today’s Federal Newscast, Interior Secretary David Bernhardt says BLM issued 173 relocation notices to employees, and about 80 accepted the move to Colorado.
Robotic process automation as a way of improving operations and freeing people’s time up for higher value work has taken hold at the General Services Administration’s Office of the Chief Financial Officer.
The EPA and the DHS will both move forward with separate efforts to consolidate their workforces and move out of leased office space.
Trump is mulling an executive order that would ban “ugly” federal buildings and bring back classical styles.
A draft executive order from the Trump administration would make classical architectural styles “the preferred and default style” for new federal construction projects.