The American Federation of Government Employees has its own take on the VA budget crisis, and--what a shocker!--it's very different from that of the Textile Rental Services Association (see "Dirty Laundry," Tuesday). All the VA needs to do is stop putting "millions of those precious, hard-to-come-by dollars into the hands of private management consultants," AFGE says.
Tom Shoop is vice president and editor in chief at Government Executive Media Group, where he oversees both print and online editorial operations. He started as associate editor of Government Executive magazine in 1989; launched the company’s flagship website, GovExec.com, in 1996; and was named editor in chief in 2007.
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