Government Executive - All Content is government's business news daily and the premier Web site for federal managers and executives.en-usFri, 24 Oct 2014 17:23:28 -0400Ebola Specialists Think Globally, Congress Thinks Domestically’s new czar skips hearing as HHS preparedness chief defends progress.Charles S. ClarkFri, 24 Oct 2014 17:23:28 -0400 Nicole Lurie, assistant secretary for preparedness and response at HHS, testifies at Friday's hearing. J. Scott Applewhite/APGraffiti Artist 'Creepytings' Is Defacing National Parks long as National Park Service budgets shrink, vandalism is going to be a feature of our favorite natural spaces.Kriston Capps, CityLabFri, 24 Oct 2014 17:00:00 -0400 artist defaced Telescope Peak in Death Valley National Park.Wikimedia CommonsWhere to Find the Government’s Happiest Employees agencies once again boast the most content workers, according to a new survey.Kellie LunneyFri, 24 Oct 2014 16:50:29 -0400 41 Flight Engineer Barry Wilmore of NASA prepares for his launch onboard the Soyuz TMA-14M spacecraft in September. NASA consistently ranks well on employee surveys. Joel Kowsky/NASACongressional Candidates Vie for Mantle of Next Federal Employees’ Hero two fed-friendly lawmakers from Northern Virginia retire, new federal advocates seek office.Eric KatzFri, 24 Oct 2014 16:32:47 -0400 Barbara Comstock has a slight lead in the close race to replace fed-friendly Rep. Frank Wolf, R-Va. J. Scott Applewhite/AP file photo3 Tips for Keeping Your R Budget Healthy can't do it all, so focus on what your agency does best.Alan Pentz, Corner AllianceFri, 24 Oct 2014 16:00:00 -0400 - Promising Practiceswk1003mike/Shutterstock.comHere's a Photo of President Obama Hugging a Nurse Who Survived Ebola's been a whirlwind month for Nina Pham.Emma Roller, National JournalFri, 24 Oct 2014 15:52:24 -0400 Vucci/APOne-Fifth of Detroit's Population Could Lose Their Homes families could stay put for just a few hundred dollars, if only they knew how to work the system.Rose Hackman, The AtlanticFri, 24 Oct 2014 15:48:53 -0400 & LocalThe Spirit of Detroit statue was created in 1958. Susan Montgomery/Shutterstock.comVets Have Less Faith in Merit-Based Federal Promotions Than Their Peers governmentwide survey of feds shows concerns over fairness in the workplace and senior leadership.Kellie LunneyFri, 24 Oct 2014 14:12:29 -0400 & BenefitsOPM Director Katherine Archuleta committed to helping agencies foster employee engagement Education DepartmentInfographic: No, Millennials in Government Don't Love Their Jobs Either respondents to OPM's Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey report lower satisfaction in their jobs.Ross GianfortuneFri, 24 Oct 2014 13:22:45 -0400 & BenefitsPressmaster/Shutterstock.comHow Retirement Was Invented earliest schemes for financial support in old age were pegged to life expectancy.Sarah Laskow, The AtlanticFri, 24 Oct 2014 13:00:00 -0400 - Promising PracticesDiego Cervo/Shutterstock.comReport: Many of America's Ebola-Preparedness Supplies Have Expired raises concerns about the ability of DHS to protect personnel in the event of an Ebola outbreak in the U.S.Sophie Novack, National JournalFri, 24 Oct 2014 12:44:48 -0400 care workers learn the proper protocols for personal protective equipment during a CDC Ebola training course. Dr. Nahid Bhadelia/CDCWill Obama Fire Staff After Election Day? Probably Not. presidents have often responded to electoral drubbings by changing staff. Here's why this president won't.George E. Condon Jr., National JournalFri, 24 Oct 2014 12:00:00 -0400 Spirit / Shutterstock.comThe World's Wealthiest Terrorists has made at least $20 million in ransom this year and millions more in oil revenues, the Treasury Department said Thursday.Russell Berman, The AtlanticFri, 24 Oct 2014 11:00:00 -0400 Media CenterTennessee Set to 'Review' the Common Core state has appointed a review panel and is inviting the public to make recommendations. But how much are the standards really likely to change?Erik Robelen, The AtlanticFri, 24 Oct 2014 09:22:57 -0400 & LocalErik Schelzig/APThis Ted Cruz Staffer Blamed Ebola on Obamacare“Before Obamacare, there had never been a confirmed case of Ebola in the U.S.,” Nick Muzin tweeted.Dustin Volz, National JournalFri, 24 Oct 2014 09:17:40 -0400 Panetta’s Hard Lessons in Leadership the memoirs of Obama administration appointees.Paul R. Lawrence and Mark A. AbramsonFri, 24 Oct 2014 09:00:00 -0400 - Promising PracticesDoctor in New York City Diagnosed With Ebola has dispatched a rapid response team to New York.Russell Berman, The AtlanticThu, 23 Oct 2014 23:11:33 -0400 Minchillo/APWhere Is the Investigation Into Financial Corruption at the NSA? business dealings by several high-ranking officials easily warrant an inquiry. Does anyone in Congress care enough to make it happen?Conor Friedersdorf, The AtlanticThu, 23 Oct 2014 18:00:00 -0400 Semansky/AP file photoProviding For Each Other’s best for a couple who are both federal employees?Tammy Flanagan, National Institute of Transition PlanningThu, 23 Oct 2014 17:20:23 -0400 & Benefits - Retirement PlanningRuslan Guzov/Shutterstock.comBurden of Proof: The New Reality for Senior Execs at VA executives have few options under final reform rules.Eric KatzThu, 23 Oct 2014 17:16:42 -0400 / Shutterstock.comThis Is What the 'Largest Ever U.S. Response to a Global Health Crisis' Looks Like guide to the who, what and how many of the federal government's fight against Ebola.Eric KatzThu, 23 Oct 2014 17:11:28 -0400 Navy Lt. Jose Garcia prepares samples for further analysis at a Naval Medical Research Center mobile laboratory at Bushrod Island, Liberia.Chief Petty Officer Jerrold Diederich/U.S. Army AfricaLet Slip the Secret Service Dogs pair of canines play hero in the latest fence-jumping incident at the White House.Russell Berman, The AtlanticThu, 23 Oct 2014 17:02:00 -0400 Service via TwitterIG: Secret Service Showed ‘Serious Lapse in Judgment’ in Operation Moonshine criticizes agency for diverting agents in 2011 from protecting White House to monitoring an employee’s neighborhood fight.Kellie LunneyThu, 23 Oct 2014 15:36:14 -0400 / Shutterstock.comArmy Mistreated Transgender Employee, Probe Shows of Special Counsel restores employee’s job and launches re-training of supervisors.Charles S. ClarkThu, 23 Oct 2014 15:29:18 -0400 Watchdog Softened Audits, Whistleblowers Tell Post IG withdraws nomination in advance of report.Charles S. ClarkThu, 23 Oct 2014 15:22:28 -0400 IG Michael Carroll Flickr user OversightandReform