Government Executive Vol. 37 No.12

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FEATURES

  • Perpetual Motion
    For Tom Davis, the powerful and frenetic House Government Reform Committee chairman, government is a thing to be tamed.
    By Shane Harris
  • The Alaskan Edge
    As contracting officers direct more money toward tribally owned companies, Alaska Native corporations are forced to defend their advantage.
    By Kimberly Palmer
  • Out of the Ruins
    FEMA branches out into a new service-helping storm-torn communities plan their futures.
    By Denise Kersten
  • Heavy Seas Ahead
    The fleet and crew are poised to shrink, but the Navy's missions are growing.
    By Sandra I. Erwin

NEWS+ANALYSIS

  • Guardian General
    Whether for a state funeral or a terrorist attack, Maj. Gen. Galen Jackman is on the front line in Washington. By Katherine McIntire Peters
  • Sticker Shock
    To slow down satellite programs, Congress clips their budget lines. By Beth Dickey
  • Face-Off Over Fraud
    A push to expand the False Claims Act stirs up an age-old clash between whistleblowers and contractors. By Shawn Zeller
  • Nuclear Reaction
    Falsified data fuels opposition to proposed Yucca Mountain dump site. By Beth Dickey
  • Competing With Inmates
    After years of fighting policies that guarantee customers for prison workshops, private industry is getting its way. By Amelia Gruber

ADVICE+DISSENT

  • Managing Technology

    Network Anomalies
    Agencies can ward off hackers by finding pattern shifts before the damage is done. By Karen D. Schwartz
  • Managing Technology

    Linked in the Fight
    Log on, learn and live another day. By Shane Harris
  • Management Matters

    Red Tape or Redemption
    The performance improvement plan should be a last chance-not a parting shot-before workers get fired. By Brian Friel
  • Viewpoint

    The Sums of Silence
    Failure to cultivate employee idea programs could be costing agencies millions. By Angela Smith
  • Viewpoint

    The Fine Print of Firing
    HR offices have a lot to learn about appeal rights for employees who get the ax. By William N. Rudman

IN EVERY ISSUE

  • Editor's Notebook
    Capturing the character of the kinetic Tom Davis.
  • Letters
  • The Buzz
    Office identity theft, on the outs at NASA, giving vets a hand, America's spies and moving your money.
  • Outlook
    The U.S. government puts on a good face overseas. Americans themselves are another matter. By Tom Shoop

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