What can we learn from the government's pandemic response?


What studies, if any, were conducted and reviewed by the federal government to examine the effectiveness of cloth masks in stopping the spread of COVID-19?

How did agencies implement the vaccine mandates for federal employees and contractors, and how did they determine the process for exemptions?

Did federal employees take leave at similar levels before near-complete telework in federal government?

Did the government fairly allocate monoclonal antibodies, or were there inappropriate political influences?

Who benefited the most – connected insiders or the general public – from COVID relief programs?

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FGI Seeks Records on Government’s Covid Response

The Functional Government Initiative (FGI) announced a broad investigation of the federal government’s response to COVID-19 and how that response impacts government operations and the lives of American citizens. FGI seeks to determine the foundation of decisions that have changed the operating posture of the government and, in some cases, may have weakened trust in some of its most important institutions.

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