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Courtney Bublé

Courtney Bublé
Courtney Buble is a staff correspondent who covers federal management, oversight, contracting and regulations. Before joining Government Executive in July 2019, she worked for NBC News. Courtney graduated from The George Washington University in 2018.
Contracts

The White House just pulled Its nominee to fill the still-vacant job of federal procurement chief

The Office of Federal Procurement Policy has not had a confirmed leader since the Trump administration, despite the Biden administration's goals to use procurement to advance equity and curb climate change. 

Companies

Coronavirus roundup: The latest on the federal contractors vaccine mandate challenge

There's a lot to keep track of. Here’s a list of this week’s news updates and stories you may have missed.

Contracts

A new regulation will bolster procurement for tribal businesses

The Interior Department’s final rule advances the president’s executive order on equity.

Contracts

Federal contractors could soon have to disentangle themselves completely from Russia 

A top House oversight Democrat says her bill limiting contracts with companies operating in Russia during the Ukraine war would supplement existing sanctions. 

Contracts

The Labor Dept. wants to revise a Trump-era policy on handling of discrimination claims against contractors

Department argues the changes would increase flexibility, efficiency and enforcement, but attorneys for contractors say the revisions would hurt transparency.

Contracts

Federal agencies can relax their mask and testing requirements

The Safer Federal Workforce Task Force updated its guidance following new guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Contracts

What Does Another Continuing Resolution Mean for Federal Contractors?

These stopgap spending measures can lead to "endless stop-and-start contract cycles, creating inefficiency and disruption."