Government Executive Vol. 38 No.6
April 15, 2006
Tangled Lines of Business
The administration's plan to consolidate technology is tied up in its own contradictions.
By David Perera
Worried about your agency's ability to handle massive disruption during a crisis? Take a lesson from the Minerals Management Service.
By Katherine McIntire Peters
Federal agencies, local police and industry are teaming up to stop the sale of counterfeit goods.
By Kimberly Palmer
The Energy Department has to figure out how to reassure Americans before it rolls 77,000 tons of nuclear waste across the country.
By Beth Dickey
A class dispenses advice about life for people hoping to sell to the government. By Kimberly Palmer
Maverick Moves On
Pentagon whistleblower Ernie Fitzgerald hangs up his spurs after a career of fighting government waste. By Jason Vest
Discarded government computers land in countries looking for high-tech hand-me-downs. By Beth Dickey
Pat the Builder
Patrick F. Kennedy aims to manage the cantankerous intelligence community. By Shane Harris
Rules of the Road
The IRS wants to modernize how it works along with the tools it uses. By David Perera
As the Wall Crumbles
Intelligence and law enforcement agencies topple the information barrier. By Brian Friel
IN EVERY ISSUE
We seek to nurture the community of senior federal officials in print, in person and online.
Safeguarding grizzly bears, buying American, Dirk Kempthorne on the hot seat and revisiting the McCarthy hearings.
Forget a larger federal workforce-agencies can barely hire the employees they need to oversee contractors. By Tom Shoop
April 15, 2006