Government Executive October 1998 Vol.30, No.10

Under Pressure
Efforts to squeeze savings out of Medicare and pump up its benefits are cutting off the Health Care Financing Administration's circulation.

The IT Handoff
Using the "seat management" approach, some agency quarterbacks are opting to pass their desktop computing operations to private contractors.

HUD Ache
HUD Secretary Andrew Cuomo is having trouble convincing his own workforce and outside analysts that the 9,100 employees left at the department after a massive downsizing effort are enough to get the job done.

Courting Disaster
The perils of office romance.

Scapegoats and Survivors
Chris Sale and Mike Dolan paid the career bureaucrat's ultimate price-giving up their jobs in the midst of political controversy-and lived to tell the tale.

Reversal of Fortune
Budget cutters pull the rug out from under a top-notch supply center chief with news that his prizewinning depot is slated to close.

Departments
Editor's Notebook
Managing Technology: Get a Grip on Your Documents; Watching Big Brother
Marketplace: Lee Takes Helm of Acquisition Reform
Thinking Ahead: Postmaster General William J. Henderson
Travel: Weary Travelers Search for Rest

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