Government Executive March 2002 Vol.34, No.3

Frayed Connections
By Jonathan Walters
America's federal, state and local governments must learn to get along if they are to provide real homeland security.

Come Together
By Shane Harris
In the war on terrorism, federal, state and local law enforcement agencies are finding that sharing information isn't any easier than sharing turf.

Seeking Safe Harbor
By Katherine McIntire Peters
Sea trade is the backbone of the global economy. It's also the Achilles' heel of homeland security.

Morality Play
By Shawn Zeller
Administration for Children and Families chief Wade Horn is campaigning to add marriage counseling to welfare programs. But state administrators are balking.

Red Light District
By Matthew Weinstock
The Bush administration pledges to put the brakes on poorly run programs as it cranks up a management reform effort.

The Home Front
By Lauren R. Taylor
The Defense Department takes aim at domestic violence.

Sea Change
By Jason Peckenpaugh
The Coast Guard tries a revolutionary procurement strategy to modernize its aging and obsolete deepwater fleet.

Managing Technology: Uncommon Access
By Joshua Dean
The Common Access Card-a key, an ID, a password, and a signature all in one-unlocks the door to a whole new way of doing business.

Federal Marketplace: Cracking the Code
By Allan V. Burman
A strategy for navigating the competitive sourcing maze.

Travel: The Lowdown on High Mileage
By Lauren R. Taylor
Most business travel is routine, but given the amount of time some feds are on the road, they encounter some unpredictable challenges.


Editor's Notebook: Holding The High Cards
The Last Word: Government's Next Great Achievements

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