Government Executive : Vol. 43 No. 9 (8/1/11)
Amid an ongoing political battle, HHS officials are managing to implement the massive health care law.
By Charles S. Clark
How a battle over the independence of administrative law judges is tying HUD in knots.
By Dawn Lim
The push to bring jobs in-house is shifting in political winds. By Charles S. Clark
Performance starts with employee engagement. By Emily Long
Women have come a long way in the top ranks, but the SES still is mostly male. By Kellie Lunney
Vivek Kundra led bold tech reforms, but his legacy is more about management than machines. By Joseph Marks
Vacation time and understaffed offices can make August a tricky month. By Elizabeth Newell
Making It Plain
Agencies could take their cue from the IRS' project to clean up legalese in taxpayer letters. By Gadi Dechter
Eyes on the Prize
Offering rewards for government innovation is vital to national security. By Chan Harjivan
IN EVERY ISSUE
Success and dysfunction in a time of political crisis. By Tom Shoop
Tracking gunrunners, dotting all the i's at GPO, and lighthouses for sale.
Two early champions for better government, once more into the fray. By Timothy B. Clark
Stay up-to-date with federal news alerts and analysis — Sign up for GovExec's email newsletters.