Tracking the Transition

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With widespread interest in ‘burrowing,’ OPM offers up a few reminders

Agencies interested in converting a current or former political appointee to a permanent position in the career civil service must get approval from the…

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(AP Photo/Evan Vucci)President Joe Biden signs an executive order on immigration, in the Oval Office of the White House, Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2021, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

28 EOs in 2 weeks? Career executives are used to the transition policy sprint

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What may survive from Trump’s workforce agenda, with many of the signature policies gone

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(AP Photo/Evan Vucci)Donald Trump Greg Abbott

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

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With 12 days until Inauguration Day, OPM announces temporary SES hiring freeze

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Lack of transition support from OPM raises concerns the agency has become politicized

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(AP Photo/Julio Cortez)Melania Trump, Donald Trump, Joe Biden

Lawmakers seem to agree the Presidential Transition Act could use some work

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IT modernization

Senators worried new VA accountability office appointment poses conflict of interest

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Janet Yellen, Jon Hilsenrath

Biden names liberal econ team as pandemic threatens workers

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President-elect Joe Biden speaks Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2020, in Wilmington, Del. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

The Latest: Graham: Trump should attend Biden’s inauguration

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Loren Duggan Bloomberg Government

Continuing resolution just one of many pressing issues on Congress’ to-do list

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FILE - In this Nov. 2, 2020, file photo an American flag waves in front of the Supreme Court building on Capitol Hill in Washington. The Supreme Court is hearing arguments over whether the Trump administration can exclude people in the country illegally from the count used for divvying up congressional seats. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)

Supreme Court takes up census case as other count issues loom

The Supreme Court is hearing arguments over whether the Trump administration can exclude people in the country illegally from the count used for divvying…

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Richard Wilkie

Senators want know what VA has planned for COVID vaccine distribution

In today’s Federal Newscast, a group of Senate Democrats want to know how the Department of Veterans Affairs is planning to distribute a COVID-19 vaccine…

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GSA Administrator Emily Murphy said the EOA approach is saving billions of dollars.

Emily Murphy did the right thing

Argue the facts and the reasoning, not the character of the person who made a decision.

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