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USDA scraps plan to close field offices

Proposal to close more than 700 Farm Service Agency offices had run into widespread opposition on Capitol Hill.

Park Service updates management policies

Proposed policy includes strict guidelines for approving construction projects.

DHS failed to use catastrophe response plan in Katrina’s wake

Department defends decision, saying plan was meant for unforeseen disasters.

Pentagon to house business programs in central agency

Various departmentwide initiatives would be included in agency’s portfolio.

Getting ahead: Secrets to climbing the government ladder

The most successful civil servants tend to be people who successfully navigate the tricky terrain where political appointees and career officials meet.

Postal panel backs overhaul bill

In letter to lawmakers, Postal Rate Commission rejects criticism of legislation by agency's Board of Governors.

Social Capital

In emergency situations, informal relationships can be as critical as formal ones.

Implementation cited as biggest obstacle to personnel reforms

Many policies already in place are underused, observers say.

Air Force chief vows crackdown on cost overruns

In tight budget environment, agency will look for ways to cut back.

Unions in face-off to represent Customs, Border employees

U.S. Customs and Border Protection workers will choose between National Treasury Employees Union and American Federation of Government Employees.