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Sammies finalist recognized for handling GSA’s presidential transition from Trump to Biden

Mary Gibert is GSA’s federal transition coordinator and associate administrator for the Office of Civil Rights.

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Contraction of small business contractors: What’s prompting the drop?

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Labor relations at the Social Security Administration are going from bad to worse

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(AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)FILE - In this Sept. 1, 2016 file photo, students walk past a Jesuit statue in front of Isaac Hawkins Hall, center, formerly named Mulledy Hall, on the Georgetown University campus, in Washington. Georgetown University undergraduates have voted Thursday, April 11, 2019, in favor of a referendum seeking the establishment of a fund benefiting the descendants of enslaved people sold to pay off the school's debts. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)

More schools will offer continuing education to federal employees at lower price

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After some agencies restore federal unions’ official time, new House bill would eliminate it

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U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces AfricaDuring the flight, the B-1, alongside U.S. Special Operations Command Europe members, provided critical support to Norwegian and Swedish joint terminal attack control training.

Army has new plan for controlling the top of the globe

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(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)The Harry S. Truman Building, headquarters for the State Department, is seen in Washington, Monday, March 9, 2009. (AP Photo/J.  Scott Applewhite)

Steadying the foreign policy ship after a change in administration

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

The Trump administration left open more non-competitive positions near the end of its four years in office compared to the two previous terms. Some of…

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The Oval Office of the White House is newly redecorated for the first day of President Joe Biden's administration, Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

What it’s like for newly appointed employees

For one view of what the heck goes on those first few days and weeks, Federal Drive with Tom Temin turned to the CEO of the Partnership for Public Service,…

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(AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)FILE  - In this Aug. 7, 2019, photo, the Kingston Fossil Plant stands near a waterway in Kingston, Tenn. The Trump administration will let some leaking or otherwise dangerous coal ash storage ponds stay in operation for years more and some unlined ponds stay open indefinitely under a rule change announced Friday, Oct. 16, 2020.  In 2008, the six-story-tall dike on a massive coal ash pond at the Tennessee plant collapsed, releasing more than a billion gallons of coal ash into the Swan Pond community. It remains the largest industrial spill in modern U.S. history and prompted the 2015 regulations that were intended to increase oversight of the industry. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey, File)

Measuring the Trump administration’s goal of decreasing agency regulations

A signature initiative of the Trump administration was the removal of what agency heads considered excessive or outdated regulations.

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