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Navy’s top doctor says it may be time to require COVID-19 vaccine for service members

In today’s Federal Newscast, the Navy surgeon general says he favor a vaccine mandate for military members.

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Robert Santos

Biden’s Census nominee promises independence, transparency

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Anton Hajjar, Amber McReynolds, Ronald Stroman, Kiran Ahuja

Senate committee advances Ahuja’s nomination for OPM director

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FILE - In this Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2021, file photo, Isabella Casillas Guzman attends a Senate Small Business and Entrepreneurship hearing to consider her nomination to be Administrator of the Small Business Administration on Capitol Hill, in Washington.  The new head of the Small Business Administration expects to make changes at the agency that she says will enable it to further help small companies devastated by the COVID-19 pandemic.  (Bill O'Leary/The Washington Post via AP, Pool, File)

New SBA head plans changes at agency; focus now is COVID-19

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At some agencies, acting leadership often outlasted permanent appointees over last 4 years

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Budget considerations for Biden administration

To get anything done, President Biden’s appointees will need to understand something arcane, mainly the federal budget process.

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GAO: Though improved, DHS employee engagement still needs a lot of work

In today’s Federal Newscast, the Government Accountability Office sees some progress in the efforts from the Department of Homeland Security to improve…

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More Pentagon, White House staff picks announced for Biden administration

Joe Biden nominated of Kathleen Hicks as the deputy secretary of Defense and Colin Kahl as under secretary of Defense for Policy.

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