Don Kettl

In this March 18, 2021 photo, the White House is shown in Washington. Five White House staffers have been fired because of their past use of drugs, including marijuana. White House press secretary Jen Psaki said Friday

Biden undoes Trump memo skeptical of agency performance metrics

The Office of Management and Budget will lead “a coordinated approach” to fold agency strategic plans and priority goals into the Biden administration’s…

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What may survive from Trump’s workforce agenda, with many of the signature policies gone

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Fed community: Stop ‘tinkering around the edges’ of civil service reform

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Growing number of flexibilities, alternative personnel systems a sign agencies are looking for escape

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Time is now to reimagine the civil service, federal experts say

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President Donald Trump/(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)Donald Trump

Trump signs government reorganization order

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Virginia Rep. Don Beyer putting feds first in next session

Rep. Don Beyer (D-Va.) plans to continue his fight for the federal workforce, after winning re-election. He’ll join his fellow Virginia Democrat Gerry…

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Federal workforce issues chief among Beltway lawmakers, new and old

While Republicans clinched the White House and both congressional chambers, government pundits say it’s important that both political parties support the…

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Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton shakes hands with Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump after the presidential debate at Hofstra University in Hempstead, N.Y., Monday, Sept. 26, 2016. (Joe Raedle/Pool via AP)

A fed’s guide to the presidential candidates

What might a Trump administration look like for federal managers? What would another Clinton in the Executive Office mean? Regardless of who wins the presidential election, by Nov. 9 the government workforce needs to be ready to go in any direction.

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