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How agencies can be more agile in the rules-driven business of rule-making

A new study from the National Academy of Public Administration, offers ways the regulatory process can become more agile.

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FILE - In this Feb. 8, 2021, file photo, Victor Villegas, 78, right, receives a COVID-19 vaccine shot from a health care worker at a vaccination site in the Mission district of San Francisco. As Newsom faces a likely recall, Latino advocates say engaging their communities and providing a more robust response to the pandemic could be keys to his survival. (AP Photo/Haven Daley, File)

In the pandemic, federal, state and local government responses weren’t always aligned

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Getty Images/iStockphoto/djedzuraHacker typing on the illuminated  keyboard by night. Internet safety concept.

Data will be key to building national cyber workforce strategy, officials say

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FILE - In this Sept. 13, 2016, file photo, a sign welcomes visitors at the entrance to the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy in Kings Point, N.Y. Seven suspended men's soccer players at the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy will face campus disciplinary hearings over allegations of sexual misconduct, coercion and hazing, according to a federal lawyer. Newsday reported on July 22, 2017, that Assistant U.S. Attorney James H. Knapp said the students were sexually abusive toward a freshman player on the team bus in September 2-17, and they squirted water or urine plus covered several people with food, (AP Photo/Frank Eltman, File)

The Merchant Marine Academy confronts an urgent need to modernize itself

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FILE - In this Sept. 16, 2015, file photo, beachgoers keep an eye on the seals swimming at Coast Guard Beach in North Eastham, Mass. Stephen Leatherman, a coastal scientist and professor at Florida International University, has been drafting a list of the best beaches in the U.S. under the alias

How the Merchant Marine Academy can get past the sexual assault problem at sea and everywhere else

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(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)Kiran Ahuja, the nominee to be Office of Personnel Management Director, appears before a Senate Governmental Affairs Committee hybrid nominations hearing on Capitol Hill, Thursday, April 22, 2021, in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

OPM has a new tiger team to help agencies wade through federal hiring demands

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House Oversight and Reform Committee Ranking Member James Comer, R-Ky., speaks during a House Oversight and Reform Committee regarding the on Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, May 12, 2021. (Jonathan Ernst/Pool via AP)

OPM bill advances after testy debate, perhaps a foreboding sign for future reform efforts

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(AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)Rep. Gerry Connolly, D-Va., is interviewed about the Relay, an electric autonomous vehicle, in Fairfax, Va., Thursday, Oct. 22, 2020. The future of transportation arrived in northern Virginia, looking like a big blue toaster on wheels that can seat six and drive itself through the region’s notorious traffic.  State and local officials debuted the Relay system Thursday, an all-electric, autonomous vehicle that will provide free shuttle rides back and forth from the Dunn Loring Metrorail stop to the bustling Mosaic District in Fairfax County, Va.  (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

Connolly introduces new legislation aimed at strengthening OPM

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Terry Gerton

Biden’s management agenda: New sneakers or retread?

The Federal Drive with Tom Temin got one view from the President and CEO of the National Academy of Public Administration Terry Gerton.

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NAPATim Persons, GAO, NAPA

One of the government’s leading technologists is now a National Academy fellow

For years, Dr. Tim Persons has been at the vanguard of examining emerging technology, and whether it can benefit the federal government and its operations.

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DHSSoraya Correa

When it comes to federal procurement expertise, she’s the go-to person

Few people have more experience in the intricacies of federal procurement than Soraya Correa. Now she’s been inducted as a fellow into the National Academy of Public Administration.

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