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Agencies tweak COVID-19 safety plans following Biden’s mask mandate

Several agencies have revised and issued new COVID-19 safety plans in recent weeks, reinforcing telework strategies and offering more specific guidance…

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Union in ‘holding pattern’ as agencies decide how to rescind Trump executive orders

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Better data management requires more education, communication across enterprise, experts say

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Biden picks Regan for EPA nominee, Haaland for interior head

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FILE - In this Jan. 3, 2017 file photo, Michael Regan listens as  North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper announces that Regan will lead the Department of Environmental Quality in North Carolina, at the Executive Manson in Raleigh, N.C. President-elect Joe Biden has picked an experienced but not widely known state regulator, Michael Regan of North Carolina, to lead the Environmental Protection Agency. Regan is head of North Carolina’s environmental agency. (Chuck Liddy/The News & Observer via AP)

Biden picks Regan for EPA nominee, Haaland for interior head

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FILE - In this April 29, 2019 file photo, then Democratic presidential candidate Mayor Pete Buttigieg, from South Bend, Indiana, listens during a lunch meeting with civil rights leader Rev. Al Sharpton at Sylvia's Restaurant in Harlem neighborhood of New York. President-elect Joe Biden is expected to pick former South Bend, Indiana, mayor Pete Buttigieg to head the transportation department. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews, Pool)

Biden taps Buttigieg for Transportation, Granholm for Energy

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Agencies cut official time by 28% in 2019, per latest OPM data

Agencies reported a 28% drop in official time usage across government in 2019, according to a new report from the Office of Personnel Management.

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IG: EPA isn’t checking if funding recipients are following civil rights policies

Organizations that receive funding from the EPA are required to adhere to section Six of the Civil Rights Act which bars racial discrimination. But agency…

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Former top EPA official turned whistleblower is suing the agency for retaliation

In today’s Federal Newscast, a former top political aide to ex-EPA administrator Scott Pruitt claims EPA violated his free speech and due process rights by removing him after he raised concerns about Pruitt’s excessive spending and mismanagement.

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