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Did Sebelius Break the Law in Soliciting Support for Obamacare?

Lawyer dissects GAO report detailing contacts with five outside groups. Read moreApril 23, 2014Leave a comment

Former Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius Former Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius Susan Walsh/AP
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Putting Veterans on a Path to Careers

Public-private coalitions provide certification programs in skilled trades. Read more

You're Looking for Help in All the Wrong Places

Bad things can happen when you seek out like minds for advice. Read more

City and State Officials Are Getting More Skeptical of Privatization arrowPolicymakers are starting to question what for decades has been seen as ...

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Budget Cuts Bring 11 Percent Decline in Contract Spending for 2013 arrowAnnual Bloomberg study shows rising awards from three departments despite ...

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The IRS Gave $1 Million in Bonuses to Employees Who Didn’t Pay Their Taxes arrowDrug users, credit card cheats also received performance awards.

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Budget and Personnel Cuts Have Hurt the IRS arrowSignificant reductions in employee training at the agency also are a concern, watchdog finds.

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U.S. Forces in Afghanistan May Be Significantly Reduced arrowOfficials have said that the troop count in Afghanistan could “drop well below ...

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Why Alignment of Staff and Manager Satisfaction Scores Matter arrowIf employees and bosses view your agency differently, it's harder to drive ...

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How the Bush Family Went From Hated to Hipster arrowBetween socks, biking, and bather-selfie paintings, the Bushes know how to make people forget ...

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Government Employees Cause Nearly 60% of Public Sector Cyber Incidents arrowMisfired emails and other errors account for most of the ...

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10 Reasons Smiling Is More Than Lip Service arrowWhen you’re a leader, if you smile, they’ll smile.

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GSA Pinpoints 19 Federal Properties Ripe for Consolidation arrowSavings in canceled leases and lowered energy costs would top $67 million.

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Outgoing NTSB Chief: People Expect Government to Make Traveling Safer arrowHersman asks media to keep safety in the news, pushes for child ...

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Commentary: The Power of Mission vs. Dysfunction arrowWhat HUD shows us about the limits of the Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey.

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