Government Executive Vol. 38 No.7
May 1, 2006
When companies want contracts, they make friends on the Hill.
By Kimberly Palmer
Go, Team, Go!
Revving up the staff isn't easy, but government managers have an edge, if they'll use it.
By Julie Sturgeon
No Running Room
Squeezed by shrinking revenues and a growing number of competitors, the General Services Administration is trimming its sails to fit a new market.
By David Perera
The Marine Corps issues a best practices guide to conducting counterinsurgencies. By Katherine McIntire Peters
Transportation security critics turn up the volume on calls for an overhaul. By Beth Dickey
The Money Trail
A year after returning from Iraq, a young veteran takes a second look at rebuilding. By Peter Bell
A Jump-Start for Transport IDs
Contract bid could rejuvenate stalled plan to issue security credentials at ports and other hubs. By Zack Phillips
Connecting the Border
The Homeland Security Department is turning to industry for answers with its SBInet contract. By David Perera
At 70, the Federal Register really could use a makeover. By Brian Friel
At Revolution's End
Interior nominee's career path mirrors the Republican cycle. By Charles Mahtesian
Making a Big Splash
Trout fishing reels in big bucks for government at all levels. By Craig Springer
Every agency is two-faced at some point. By Robert Charette
IN EVERY ISSUE
Here's a look at the numbers behind the outsourcing surge.
Free money, the nominee to head FEMA, new identity smart cards.
It should come as no surprise that President Bush is having a problem with vacancies in high-level jobs. By Tom Shoop
May 1, 2006