Obama Team Aims to Ensure Agency Performance Goals Outlive This Administration

Agencies are identifying career employees as goal leaders.

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Obama’s Nomination of Gayle Smith for USAID is Rankling Africa Watchers

Many American assistance programs in Africa operate in countries devoid of the rule of law and viable institutions of accountability


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Excellence in Government OPM chief Katherine Archuleta warms up for the first pitch at Monday's Washington Nationals game.

Throwing Out the First Pitch to Salute Public Service

HonorTheOath campaign highlights why feds choose to serve.


Obama to Public Servants: Thanks, and Sorry Things Have Been So Tough For You

President acknowledges effects of pay freeze, sequester in Public Service Recognition Week proclamation.

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How to Fix the Character Crisis in Government

Ethical lapses are a threat to operations and public trust.

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Mapping a Management Agenda for 2017 Starts Now

Early transition planning is critical for a new administration.

Ben Carson Is Running for President

The popular neurosurgeon brings star power to the GOP field that other candidates will have to answer to.

IGs Are a Taxpayer Bargain, Study Finds

Scholars show watchdogs save the government far more money than they cost.

Finalists for 2015 Service to America Medals Announced

Accomplishments range from a natural disaster advance warning system to Ebola outbreak response.

President Bernie Sanders Would Dismantle NSA Spying

Hillary Clinton is reluctant to take a clear stance on mass surveillance. But Sanders has no problem knocking the spy agency’s “Orwellian” programs.

Rep. Gerry Connolly, D-Va., was one of the lawmakers who introduced the bill.

House Members Pursue Holy Grail of Federal Program Efficiency

Bipartisan bill would create project manager career path, standards.

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