New Chair of Troubled Chemical Safety Board Begins Listening Tour

Sutherland seeks "a better culture and experience" for a body some called toxic.

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Donald Trump and the Price of Loyalty Oaths

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The GOP convinces Donald Trump to sign its pledge—but was it actually Trump who outsmarted the party’s establishment?

State Department Wants to Compile Cybersecurity 'Playbook'


World-class industry expertise is needed for planning tactics to block and perhaps strike back at hackers.


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How Government Techies Can Usher in the Next Generation of Federal Workers

18F hopes to match agencies with employees while benefiting both.

Retirement Planning

Pay Attention: Nobody Else Is Going to Fund Your Future

Even if you don’t plan to stay in government your entire career, there are things you need to know.

NASA Plans to Hitch Rides on Comets – Using Harpoons and Tethers

The system may one day be used to hitchhike across the solar system.

Excellence in Government

So Long to the Cubit and Ad Hoc Performance Metrics

Cross-agency benchmarks support data-driven decision-making.

Excellence in Government

You’re More Likely to Find a Better Job While You're Still In Your Old One

Future employers love to hear you brag about your current job.

Excellence in Government

No, Americans Probably Aren't Suffering From a Lack of Sleep

Just because you're tired, doesn't mean you didn't get a full night's sleep.

Obamacare Hasn't Knocked John Kasich Out of the Race for the White House

Recent polling shows shifting priorities, even among Republicans, on health care.

Craig Fugate spoke at the winter National Guard Senior Leader Conference in Virginia in February.

How FEMA Director Craig Fugate Wants to Reshape Disaster Management

Fugate on why the Katrina response failed, why it’s important to talk about “survivors” instead of “victims,” and why citizens can’t just wait for the government to save them in a huge disaster

Excellence in Government

It’s Time to Rethink the Way Work Is Managed

Better performance comes with clear expectations and mutual trust.

Play of the Day: Clinton's Email and Obama's Religion

Jimmy Fallon and Jimmy Kimmel tackle the important issues of our time.