Government Executive - Authors - Matthew Weinstockhttp://www.govexec.comen-usThu, 23 Oct 2003 00:00:00 -0400Postal facility set to open in Novemberhttp://www.govexec.com/defense/2003/10/postal-facility-set-to-open-in-november/15276/Matthew WeinstockThu, 23 Oct 2003 00:00:00 -0400http://www.govexec.com/defense/2003/10/postal-facility-set-to-open-in-november/15276/DefenseLawmakers aim to curb purchase card abusehttp://www.govexec.com/management/2003/10/lawmakers-aim-to-curb-purchase-card-abuse/15219/Matthew WeinstockThu, 16 Oct 2003 00:00:00 -0400http://www.govexec.com/management/2003/10/lawmakers-aim-to-curb-purchase-card-abuse/15219/ManagementPostal Service wants to build mail irradiation centerhttp://www.govexec.com/defense/2003/10/postal-service-wants-to-build-mail-irradiation-center/15186/Matthew WeinstockWed, 15 Oct 2003 00:00:00 -0400http://www.govexec.com/defense/2003/10/postal-service-wants-to-build-mail-irradiation-center/15186/DefensePostal workers sue over anthrax exposurehttp://www.govexec.com/management/2003/10/postal-workers-sue-over-anthrax-exposure/15175/A group of Washington-area Postal Service employees who claim they were deliberately left in harm’s way during the 2001 anthrax attacks plan to file a class action suit Wednesday against the agency.Matthew WeinstockTue, 14 Oct 2003 00:00:00 -0400http://www.govexec.com/management/2003/10/postal-workers-sue-over-anthrax-exposure/15175/ManagementPostal Service seeks to fully fund retiree health benefitshttp://www.govexec.com/pay-benefits/2003/10/postal-service-seeks-to-fully-fund-retiree-health-benefits/15099/Matthew WeinstockWed, 01 Oct 2003 00:00:00 -0400http://www.govexec.com/pay-benefits/2003/10/postal-service-seeks-to-fully-fund-retiree-health-benefits/15099/Pay & BenefitsTSA screeners lack training, supervisionhttp://www.govexec.com/defense/2003/09/tsa-screeners-lack-training-supervision/15053/Airport screeners are not getting all of the training they need, nor is their performance monitored on a regular basis, according to a new General Accounting Office report.Matthew WeinstockThu, 25 Sep 2003 00:00:00 -0400http://www.govexec.com/defense/2003/09/tsa-screeners-lack-training-supervision/15053/DefenseTransportation security effort called fragmented, underfundedhttp://www.govexec.com/defense/2003/09/transportation-security-effort-called-fragmented-underfunded/14925/The various agencies involved in transportation security do not have enough resources and are struggling to sort out overlapping missions, experts told a Senate panel Tuesday.Matthew WeinstockTue, 09 Sep 2003 00:00:00 -0400http://www.govexec.com/defense/2003/09/transportation-security-effort-called-fragmented-underfunded/14925/DefenseAir marshals depart TSA, join law enforcement bureauhttp://www.govexec.com/defense/2003/09/air-marshals-depart-tsa-join-law-enforcement-bureau/14841/Homeland Security Secretary Tom Ridge announced Tuesday that the federal air marshals program will move from the Transportation Security Administration to the Bureau of Immigration and Customs Enforcement.Matthew Weinstock and Jason PeckenpaughTue, 02 Sep 2003 00:00:00 -0400http://www.govexec.com/defense/2003/09/air-marshals-depart-tsa-join-law-enforcement-bureau/14841/DefenseSenator expands probe into TSP contracthttp://www.govexec.com/pay-benefits/2003/08/senator-expands-probe-into-tsp-contract/14834/Matthew WeinstockFri, 29 Aug 2003 00:00:00 -0400http://www.govexec.com/pay-benefits/2003/08/senator-expands-probe-into-tsp-contract/14834/Pay & BenefitsTSA, pilots wage war of words over gun programhttp://www.govexec.com/defense/2003/08/tsa-pilots-wage-war-of-words-over-gun-program/14816/Matthew WeinstockTue, 26 Aug 2003 00:00:00 -0400http://www.govexec.com/defense/2003/08/tsa-pilots-wage-war-of-words-over-gun-program/14816/DefenseNavy cancels purchase cards amid hacker attackhttp://www.govexec.com/management/2003/08/navy-cancels-purchase-cards-amid-hacker-attack/14803/Matthew WeinstockThu, 21 Aug 2003 00:00:00 -0400http://www.govexec.com/management/2003/08/navy-cancels-purchase-cards-amid-hacker-attack/14803/ManagementSenator launches probe into TSP contracthttp://www.govexec.com/pay-benefits/2003/08/senator-launches-probe-into-tsp-contract/14796/Concerned that millions of taxpayer and federal employee dollars were wasted, Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, Wednesday launched an inquiry into a failed contract to modernize the Thrift Savings Plan’s computer system.Matthew WeinstockWed, 20 Aug 2003 00:00:00 -0400http://www.govexec.com/pay-benefits/2003/08/senator-launches-probe-into-tsp-contract/14796/Pay & BenefitsPostal Service advances pay-for-performance programhttp://www.govexec.com/management/2003/08/postal-service-advances-pay-for-performance-program/14770/Matthew WeinstockThu, 14 Aug 2003 00:00:00 -0400http://www.govexec.com/management/2003/08/postal-service-advances-pay-for-performance-program/14770/ManagementTSA prepares to test revamped passenger identification systemhttp://www.govexec.com/defense/2003/07/tsa-prepares-to-test-revamped-passenger-identification-system/14662/Despite lingering questions, the Transportation Security Administration plans to start testing a new passenger identification system within the next couple of months.Matthew WeinstockThu, 31 Jul 2003 00:00:00 -0400http://www.govexec.com/defense/2003/07/tsa-prepares-to-test-revamped-passenger-identification-system/14662/DefenseTerrorism alert issued to airlineshttp://www.govexec.com/defense/2003/07/terrorism-alert-issued-to-airlines/14648/Matthew WeinstockTue, 29 Jul 2003 00:00:00 -0400http://www.govexec.com/defense/2003/07/terrorism-alert-issued-to-airlines/14648/DefenseSEC to return part of its 2003 appropriationshttp://www.govexec.com/management/2003/07/sec-to-return-part-of-its-2003-appropriations/14615/Matthew WeinstockThu, 24 Jul 2003 00:00:00 -0400http://www.govexec.com/management/2003/07/sec-to-return-part-of-its-2003-appropriations/14615/ManagementPostal Service consolidates administrative operationshttp://www.govexec.com/federal-news/2003/07/postal-service-consolidates-administrative-operations/14523/Matthew WeinstockFri, 11 Jul 2003 00:00:00 -0400http://www.govexec.com/federal-news/2003/07/postal-service-consolidates-administrative-operations/14523/NewsRule provides liability protection for anti-terror technologieshttp://www.govexec.com/defense/2003/07/rule-provides-liability-protection-for-anti-terror-technologies/14517/The Homeland Security Department Friday will publish a proposed rule designed to accelerate the development of anti-terrorism technologies by providing companies protection against lawsuits.Matthew WeinstockThu, 10 Jul 2003 00:00:00 -0400http://www.govexec.com/defense/2003/07/rule-provides-liability-protection-for-anti-terror-technologies/14517/DefenseCompanies seek financial relief for increased security costshttp://www.govexec.com/defense/2003/07/companies-seek-financial-relief-for-increased-security-costs/14498/Matthew WeinstockWed, 09 Jul 2003 00:00:00 -0400http://www.govexec.com/defense/2003/07/companies-seek-financial-relief-for-increased-security-costs/14498/DefenseAirport screeners don't have bargaining rights, labor board ruleshttp://www.govexec.com/defense/2003/07/airport-screeners-dont-have-bargaining-rights-labor-board-rules/14492/Matthew WeinstockTue, 08 Jul 2003 00:00:00 -0400http://www.govexec.com/defense/2003/07/airport-screeners-dont-have-bargaining-rights-labor-board-rules/14492/DefenseTSA takes on costs of airport securityhttp://www.govexec.com/defense/2003/07/tsa-takes-on-costs-of-airport-security/14479/In a long-anticipated move, the Transportation Security Administration Monday finalized agreements to help three of the nation’s largest airports pay for the installation of explosive-detection equipment.Matthew WeinstockMon, 07 Jul 2003 00:00:00 -0400http://www.govexec.com/defense/2003/07/tsa-takes-on-costs-of-airport-security/14479/DefenseDems say agencies fall short of small business contracting goalshttp://www.govexec.com/contracting/2003/06/dems-say-agencies-fall-short-of-small-business-contracting-goals/14393/Matthew WeinstockWed, 25 Jun 2003 00:00:00 -0400http://www.govexec.com/contracting/2003/06/dems-say-agencies-fall-short-of-small-business-contracting-goals/14393/ContractingPostmasters close to winning negotiating rightshttp://www.govexec.com/management/2003/06/postmasters-close-to-winning-negotiating-rights/14359/Matthew WeinstockThu, 19 Jun 2003 00:00:00 -0400http://www.govexec.com/management/2003/06/postmasters-close-to-winning-negotiating-rights/14359/ManagementPostal Service revenues slidehttp://www.govexec.com/management/2003/06/postal-service-revenues-slide/14222/Matthew WeinstockMon, 02 Jun 2003 00:00:00 -0400http://www.govexec.com/management/2003/06/postal-service-revenues-slide/14222/ManagementPostal commission considers new pay systemhttp://www.govexec.com/management/2003/05/postal-commission-considers-new-pay-system/14194/A pay-for-performance system could be included in a forthcoming plan to reform the U.S. Postal Service, most likely encompassing both employees and managers.Matthew WeinstockThu, 29 May 2003 00:00:00 -0400http://www.govexec.com/management/2003/05/postal-commission-considers-new-pay-system/14194/Management