Neera Tanden

(AP Photo/Eileen Putman)FILE - This May 25, 2021 file photo shows a U.S. Passport cover in Washington. The United States has issued its first passport with an “X” gender designation, a milestone in the recognition of the rights of people who don't identify as male or female.  (AP Photo/Eileen Putman)

State Dept expects long-awaited online passport renewal system to launch by fall 2022

The new online feature will allow travelers to avoid a trip to a nearby post office or passport agency, and ensure greater continuity of operations.

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Neera Tanden, President Joe Biden's nominee for Director of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), appears before a Senate Committee on the Budget hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2021.(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, Pool)

Budget nominee Tanden withdraws nomination amid opposition

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Amelia Brust/Federal News NetworkLoren Duggan Bloomberg Government

Congress is delving deep into some nitty-gritty governmental issues

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(Leigh Vogel/Pool via AP)Neera Tanden testifies before the Senate Homeland Security and Government Affairs committee on her nomination to become the Director of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), during a hearing Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2021 on Capitol Hill in Washington.  (Leigh Vogel/Pool via AP)

IT modernization is a priority for Biden’s OMB pick, but she acknowledges funding challenges

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Janet Yellen, Jon Hilsenrath

Biden names liberal econ team as pandemic threatens workers

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