Government Executive May 2000 Vol.32, No.5


Lockbox Government
After 10 years of budget cuts, policy-makers are protecting key agencies and programs by locking away their funding for years to come.

Trump Card
The government is saving billions and making millions by playing its purchase cards right.

Sick Call
Congress and the Clinton administration are taking on the huge challenge of fixing the military health-care system.

The Speed of Flight
The Pentagon is struggling to deliver on the promise of a faster, cheaper travel system.

Customer Conflicts
In a new survey, government's customers generally give federal organizations high marks-and when they don't, it's because they just don't like what agencies have to do.

Special Report: The Communications Revolution
A special report on communications challenges facing federal agencies.

Phone Frenzy
GSA pits firms against each other to get the lowest price.

New Networks
Agencies consider outsourcing their networks.

Changing Channels
Agencies turn to nontraditional means of communicating.


Departments
Letters
Managing Technology: Leadership in the Post-Y2K World; Building E-Partnerships
Personal Technology: Processors Race Past Milestone
Management: The Privacy Act Needs an Overhaul
Federal Marketplace: A Legacy of Reform
Travel: Savings in the Cards at Interior
Thinking Ahead: Electronic Empowerment
Viewpoint: The Results Act is Dead; Education Office Fails to Alter Its DNA

Columns
Editor's Notebook: Poetry in Motion
Political World: Divided They Fall
The Last Word: Appointees on the Barbie

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