President-elect Joe Biden speaks during an event at The Queen theater, Saturday, Jan. 16, 2021, in Wilmington, Del. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

Biden picks Chopra, Gensler for financial oversight roles

President-elect Joe Biden has chosen Rohit Chopra as the director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, tapping a progressive ally of Sen. Elizabeth…

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Bill Branson

How to communicate with your employees during the coronavirus

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Agencies still ‘far too stingy’ with telework during coronavirus spread, NTEU says

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This Friday, June 19, 2015, photo shows the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission building, in Washington. On Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2016, the SEC announced civil insider-trading charges against high-profile hedge fund manager Leon Cooperman and his firm, Omega Advisors. Cooperman is accused of illegally trading on confidential information he learned from a company executive. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

SEC employee tested for coronavirus, encouraging all DC headquarters staff to telework

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Why recent constitutional challenges may have implications for agencies and their administrative judges

Several recent court decisions involving the appointments clause and the structure of quasi-judicial boards may have big consequences for administrative…

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Rand Paul

Senator wants to reward feds who find extra federal money

In today’s Federal Newscast, Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) would give federal employees bonuses, for flagging agency programs with more money than they can spend.

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Lindsey Graham

3 government shutdowns have cost agencies 57,000 productive years

The Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs’ Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations has counted up the costs of the last three shutdowns.

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