Government Executive - Authors - Rebecca Carrollhttp://www.govexec.comBefore joining <i>Government Executive</i>’s editing team, Rebecca Carroll wrote and edited for The Associated Press in Washington, New York and Bangkok, and for National Geographic News. She also was a Peace Corps volunteer in China, where she returned to study at the Johns Hopkins-Nanjing University Center. She holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Pennsylvania, with a double major in English and Philosophy.en-usThu, 10 Oct 2013 16:01:39 -0400It Takes a Government Affairs depends on all the other departments, Shinseki says.Rebecca CarrollThu, 10 Oct 2013 16:01:39 -0400 - FedblogEvan Vucci/APContractors Question New Rules on Hiring Veterans, People With Disabilities that two rules will cost companies $6 billion rejected by Labor Department.Rebecca CarrollWed, 28 Aug 2013 18:04:24 -0400“That means that on the highest end of these estimates, the two rules will cost up to $1.1 billion in the first year of implementation,” OFCCP Director Patricia Shiu said.Flickr user americanprogressFeds See Jobs Decline While Overall US Job Creation Holds Steady, Gallup Says is the likely reason, polling service says.Rebecca CarrollThu, 08 Aug 2013 12:25:14 -0400 & BenefitsCongress enacting sequestration is seen as the reason for the federal job decrease, some say.Steve Heap/Shutterstock.comFeds scheduled to work Wednesday should show up, OPM says would not result in immediate federal furloughs.Rebecca CarrollTue, 01 Jan 2013 18:04:00 -0500 issues furlough guidance'Planned furloughs' could be necessary if sequestration takes effect.Rebecca CarrollThu, 27 Dec 2012 17:17:49 -0500 & BenefitsThinkstockBill to limit conference and travel costs wouldn’t actually save money Act would shift expenses to telecom and IT, CBO says.Rebecca CarrollFri, 13 Jul 2012 17:10:00 -0400 all federal employees with great waste-cutting ideas competition submissions due by July 24.Rebecca CarrollWed, 11 Jul 2012 16:05:10 -0400 third of Americans say massive federal layoffs would help economy, poll finds half think cutting 100,000 feds would be bad.Rebecca CarrollMon, 25 Jun 2012 10:36:55 -0400 aims to protect troops from predatory school recruiters limits access to vets and requires schools to disclose their qualifications.Rebecca CarrollFri, 27 Apr 2012 17:03:00 -0400 settles century-old tribal claims for $1 billion alleged federal mismanagement of land trusts.Rebecca CarrollThu, 12 Apr 2012 14:48:00 -0400's Ken Salazar testified before the Senate Indian Affairs Committee hearing on the Cobell v. Salazar lawsuit.Evan Vucci/AP Federal salaries see worst growth in a decade, analysis finds employees still fared slightly better than private sector, USA Today reports.Rebecca CarrollTue, 27 Dec 2011 00:00:00 -0500 & BenefitsTeleworking Through Irene CarrollFri, 26 Aug 2011 14:19:03 -0400 - Fedblog77,000 feds earn more than their governors, report finds a quarter of the higher-earning federal employees were medical officers, according to 2009 data.Rebecca CarrollWed, 01 Jun 2011 00:00:00 -0400 & Benefits