Obama’s Management Legacy—It’s Complicated

An ambitious effort to improve and elevate government is a case study in the power of bureaucracy to resist change.

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N.C.’s Last-Ditch Medicaid Expansion Push; Don’t Slip on Michigan’s Sidewalks arrowConnecticut government braces for revenue estimates; N.Y. gov. ...

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Can Ryan Zinke Balance Conservation and Development as Interior Secretary? arrowIf he is confirmed, he will face difficult choices about ...

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Law Enforcement and the Crisis of Public Confidence arrowAgencies need to do a better job of explaining results.

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Can James Mattis Protect Trump From Hubris? arrowThe president-elect and the risks of overconfidence

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In a Memo, the U.S. Ethics Chief Reminds 'Everyone' in the Executive Branch What Ethics Are arrowShaub's latest memo never mentions Trump, but ...

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The Results Are In: Nobody Trusts Anyone Anymore arrowThere has been a "global implosion" in the public's trust in business, government, and ...

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Play of the Day: Donald Trump is Now Feuding With John Lewis arrowThe civil rights leader said he does not see the president-elect as legitimate ...

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Sure, Some Feds Are Overpaid arrowBut others are underpaid, and the government doesn’t have enough data to show where the discrepancies are.

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Obama’s Cyber Legacy: He Did (Almost) Everything Right and It Still Turned Out Wrong arrowObama took cyber seriously and tried to tame it, but ...

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Don’t Overlook Resiliency Benefits When Touting Transportation Improvements arrowYes, mobility is important, but every dollar invested to improve ...

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