Government Executive December 1999 Vol.31, No.12


Targeting Jobs
Agencies have identified 500,000 positions that could be
contracted out, but exactly how many will actually
be outsourced isn't clear.

The Right Stuff
Unless the Pentagon breaks today's spending patterns, tomorrow's troops won't have the weapons they need.

Rising Rates
Recent increases in employee premiums are causing some to question whether the Federal Employees Health Benefits Program needs to be restructured.

Pay Your Taxes, Please
Under pressure from Congress, the IRS tries the polite approach.

Case Study: Sitting Duck
The division chief fears an innocent trip to his buddy's corporate hunting lodge would make him a prime target for ethics charges at the Business Support Bureau.

IT Pioneers
The 21 winners of the Government Technology Leadership Awards forge into the IT frontier.

Departments
Marketplace: New Contracting Takes Talent and Skill
Management: Labor-Management Relations Require Nurturing
Thinking Ahead: Defense in the Cyber World
Managing Technology: Data Roundup
Defense Beat: Size Military to Strategy, Not Vice Versa
Viewpoint: To Market, to Market
Travel: Stay Alert: Roadwork Ahead
Letters

Columns
Editor's Notebook
The Public Service: Law Passes, Clinton Fails
Congress: Rating Elected Officials
The Media: Freedom to Speak

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