Government Executive Vol. 38 No.17
October 1, 2006
How the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services launched the biggest program in its history.
By Kimberly Palmer
One Step At a Time
Rating schools under the No Child Left Behind Act has produced mixed results. Now it's time to grade the law itself.
By Brian Friel
Glamour and government preen and coo as Coast Guard movie woos Washington. By Karen Rutzick
The Drug Enforcement Administration is cracking down on prescription drug abuse. By Katherine McIntire Peters
Focus on threats-after they happen-foils security spending, critics say. By Zack Phillips
Free Speech and AIDS
Groups that receive government funding to fight HIV/AIDS refuse to sign anti-prostitution pledge. By Kimberly Palmer
The Army Corps of Engineers is trying to rebuild confidence in the agency after Katrina's devastating blow. By Katherine McIntire Peters
Retail to the Rescue
Business is a largely untapped source of help for disaster planning and response. By Zack Phillips
A Service-Oriented Bureau
The FBI tries to find a middle ground. By David Perera
Rocky Mountain Spies
The National Security Agency's westward ho. By Shane Harris
It's not only what you say, but how you say it that makes a strong leader. By Brian Friel
Why Congress suddenly cares about illegal immigration. By Charles Mahtesian
Thou Shalt Not Steal
Even with good cause, taking agency documents is against the law. By William N. Rudman
IN EVERY ISSUE
As public programs grow more intricate, individual initiative is still essential.
Telly guvvies, guns on the Canadian border and e-crimes.
Bloggers can get a bill passed. But will they follow through to see that it's implemented properly? By Tom Shoop
October 1, 2006