The presidential transition begins as the GSA formally recognizes Biden’s victory

The presidential transition begins as the GSA formally recognizes Biden’s victory

The presidential transition has officially started. Monday, Emily Murphy, Head of General Service Administration (GSA) sent a letter to President-elect Joe Biden, officially authorizing the start of the presidential transition. Murphy released the “verification” letter after weeks of delay, and amid mounting pressure from Democrats and bipartisan crackdown on national securityy and public health experts … Read more

Donald Trump concedes in all but name as Biden given go-ahead to transition

Donald Trump concedes in all but name as Biden given go-ahead to transition

Current President Donald Trump seems to have finally admitted without actually saying it, as President-elect Joe Biden has been given the go-ahead to take power. Biden was formally given the go-ahead by a federal agency on Monday to begin his transition to the presidency, shortly after the state of Michigan declared him the winner there. … Read more

Why Biden is crowdfunding his White House transition

Why Biden is crowdfunding his White House transition

President-elect Joe Biden began crowdsourcing funds for his White House transition – by sending out an appeal on Friday for donations. Usually, a presidential transition would be largely taxpayer funded, but that money cannot be released until General Services Administration (GSA) chief Emily Murphy officially “verifies” that Biden won. the election. Although the election was … Read more

President-elect Joe Biden’s transition team is one of the most diverse ever

President-elect Joe Biden’s transition team is one of the most diverse ever

President-elect Joe Biden is currently staffing his administration and he has underscored a key priority: building a team that “looks like America.” According to the data he shared, Biden’s transition team is one of the most diverse of all time – representatives who hope they continue to see as the administration works on the broader … Read more

A Trump official is still blocking Biden’s presidential transition. House Democrats want answers.

A Trump official is still blocking Biden’s presidential transition. House Democrats want answers.

Leading House Democrats want answers on the status of the presidential transition. On Thursday, House Oversight Chair Carolyn Maloney (D-NY) and Credit Committee Chair Nita M. Lowey (D-NY), along with two other veteran Democrats, Gerald Connolly (D-VA) and Mike Quigley (D-IL), required that General Service Administration (GSA) Administrator Emily Murphy inform them by Monday of … Read more

Big electric trucks and buses are coming. Here’s how to speed up the transition.

Big electric trucks and buses are coming. Here’s how to speed up the transition.

There’s a growing consensus in the climate change community that the key to transitioning the US economy from fossil fuels is to electrify everything — shift the electricity grid over to carbon-free power and shift other big polluting sectors like transportation and heating over to electricity. When it comes to transportation, electrification is going to … Read more

COVID-19 makes incoming freshmen football players’ transition even more difficult

COVID-19 makes incoming freshmen football players’ transition even more difficult

Henry Blackburn had two things on his mind when he arrived on Colorado State’s campus for his first semester of college in January: football and his degree. COVID-19 certainly wasn’t one of them. “It was just kind of in the back of my head and I never really worried about it too much,” Blackburn said. … Read more

Led by Mike Munchak, Broncos offensive tackle Hunter Watts feels he can make transition from FCS to NFL

Led by Mike Munchak, Broncos offensive tackle Hunter Watts feels he can make transition from FCS to NFL

Broncos’ offensive line Mike Munchak’s latest project stands 6-foot-8 with arms nearly as tall as spears, lost over 50 pounds during his college career, and played left tackle at the football championship subdivision level. And Munchak was a major reason why Hunter Watts of Central Arkansas chose the Broncos a few hours after last month’s … Read more