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Senior Correspondent Charlie Clark joined Government Executive in the fall of 2009. He has been on staff at The Washington Post, Congressional Quarterly, National Journal, Time-Life Books, Tax Analysts, the Association of Governing Boards of Universities and Colleges, and the National Center on Education and the Economy. He has written or edited online news, daily news stories, long features, wire copy, magazines, books and organizational media strategies.
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Pentagon Employees Are Still Flashing Purchase Cards at Casinos, Strip Clubs

August 30, 2016 Certain Defense Department employees apparently didn’t get the memo instructing them not to use their government travel cards at casinos and adult entertainment establishments, the Pentagon inspector general reported on Tuesday. In a congressionally requested follow-up to an investigation that caused a dust-up last May, the watchdog’s review of 30...

IRS Chief Affirms That Agency Ended ‘Be on the Lookout’ Lists

August 29, 2016 In the latest wrinkle in the controversy over the Internal Revenue Service’s alleged targeting of conservative groups, the tax agency’s chief has written to Congress to assure lawmakers that its Exempt Organization’s division long ago discontinued use of so-called “Be on the Lookout” lists to sift through applications from nonprofits....

Defense Budget Experts Urge Changes to Wartime Funding Account

August 29, 2016 Congress’ reliance on an annual emergency wartime account to fund combat operations in Syria and Iraq has served the nation’s warfighters but done damage to budget clarity and long-term planning, a panel of experts said on Monday at the Brookings Institution. The next administration will have to decide whether to...

White House Gathers Trump, Clinton Reps for Transition Update

August 26, 2016 White House Chief of Staff Denis McDonough on Thursday convened the White House Transition Coordinating Council to update representatives from the Trump and Clinton presidential campaigns on the ongoing transition effort. The meeting of some 20 officials and campaign staff at the White House “discussed the administration's transition activities to...

Air Force, Pentagon Have More Work to Do Before Ditching the A-10, Watchdog Says

August 25, 2016 The A-10 “Warthog,” the four-decade-old close air support plane that has proven to be a cat with nine lives, is causing confusion within the Air Force and the Defense Department over how to phase it out. In the latest in a series, the Government Accountability Office on Wednesday released an...

Pentagon and Air Force Told to Clarify Plan to Retire A-10 Aircraft

August 25, 2016 The A-10 “Warthog,” the four-decade-old close air support plane that has proven to be a cat with nine lives, is causing confusion within the Air Force and the Defense Department over how to phase it out. In the latest in a series, the Government Accountability Office on Wednesday released an...

Agencies Aren't All on the Same Page About Collecting Sexual Violence Statistics

August 24, 2016 The ongoing multi-agency effort to gauge the scope of sexual violence around the country is hampered by differing definitions used by four departments tackling the task, the Government Accountability Office concluded. “Measurements of sexual violence closely relate to definitions of sexual violence in federal data collection efforts,” the watchdog noted...

House Committee Staffer Charged with Failure to Pay Taxes for 5 Years

August 24, 2016 In a year when lawmakers have moved legislation to crack down on agency employees who are behind on their taxes, the Justice Department announced on Tuesday it had charged a congressional staffer with five counts of willingly failing to file a tax return. Isaac Lanier Avant, staff director for the...

TSA Buyers Reach Out to Minority Small Business Contractors

August 23, 2016 Program managers at the Transportation Security Administration tend to look to large companies when shopping for goods and services, Latetia Henderson, assistant administrator of TSA’s Office of Acquisition, told an industry day gathering on Tuesday. “We struggle to get them to understand small businesses.” Mingling with 26 small business contracting...

Obama Management Team Pushes Shared Services as Funding Remains in Limbo

August 23, 2016 The Obama administration’s team working to pool agency administrative functions through shared services has operated for the past 10 months with no funding, its director said on Monday. The body that launched last October with what officials agree is the awkward name “Unified Shared Services Management” has plowed ahead anyway....

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