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Kellie Lunney

Senior Correspondent Kellie Lunney covers federal pay and benefits issues, the budget process and financial management. After starting her career in journalism at Government Executive in 2000, she returned in 2008 after four years at sister publication National Journal writing profiles of influential Washingtonians. In 2006, she received a fellowship at the Ohio State University through the Kiplinger Public Affairs in Journalism program, where she worked on a project that looked at rebuilding affordable housing in Mississippi after Hurricane Katrina. She has appeared on C-SPAN’s Washington Journal, NPR and Feature Story News, where she participated in a weekly radio roundtable on the 2008 presidential campaign. In the late 1990s, she worked at the Housing and Urban Development Department as a career employee. She is a graduate of Colgate University.
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Government Executive Magazine - 9/11/00 House panel debates what an "agency" is

September 11, 2000 klunney@govexec.com A House subcommittee debated the meaning of the term "agency" Friday-a key question in determining whether the 1974 Privacy Act applies to the Executive Office of the President. The Privacy Act, passed in the aftermath of Watergate, restricts the collection, use and disclosure of personal information by federal agencies. ...

Bush vows to modernize military, boost pay

September 8, 2000 GOP presidential candidate George W. Bush pledged yesterday to work with Congress, if elected, to increase pay for the military and improve housing on bases, according to an Associated Press report. Speaking before a Veterans of Foreign Wars gathering in Detroit, Mich., Bush called for a modern military ready to ...

Government Executive Magazine - 9/8/00 Legal Briefs: Reassignment retaliation

September 8, 2000 klunney@govexec.com Every Friday on GovExec.com, Legal Briefs reviews cases that involve, or provide valuable lessons to, federal managers. We report on the decisions of a wide range of review panels, including the Merit Systems Protection Board, the Federal Labor Relations Authority and federal courts. Two agents working for the Justice ...

Government Executive Magazine - 9/7/00 House panel seeks to unlock secrets of innovation

September 7, 2000 Winners of one of the country's most prestigious public service awards have involved stakeholders and used the latest technology to create programs that can be readily duplicated by other government organizations, several experts told a House panel Wednesday. Since 1986, the Innovations in American Government Awards, which are funded by ...

Government Executive Magazine - 9/6/00 More training means better results, OPM says

September 6, 2000 klunney@govexec.com Investing in workforce training can help agencies better accomplish their missions while addressing workforce planning issues, according to a new report from the Office of Personnel Management. OPM's "Guide to Strategically Planning Training and Measuring Results" comes at a time when agencies have completed the first cycle of 1993's ...

Government Executive Magazine - 9/5/00 Study predicts e-government will gain momentum

September 5, 2000 klunney@govexec.com Over the next decade, government will change dramatically as citizens pressure the government to offer more services electronically and more efficiently, according to a recent study issued by Forrester Research last month. In the report, "Sizing U.S. E-Government," researcher Jeremy Sharrard says e-government will start out slowly, gaining more ...

EPA to investigate alleged discrimination

September 1, 2000 The Environmental Protection Agency's inspector general plans to investigate an employee's charges that she was discriminated against when she was asked to clean a toilet in preparation for a visit by agency Administrator Carol M. Browner. EPA employees held a press conference Wednesday in Washington alleging widespread discrimination at the ...

Government Executive Magazine - 9/1/00 Legal Briefs: No soliciting

September 1, 2000 klunney@govexec.com Every Friday on GovExec.com, Legal Briefs reviews cases that involve, or provide valuable lessons to, federal managers. We report on the decisions of a wide range of review panels, including the Merit Systems Protection Board, the Federal Labor Relations Authority and federal courts. William Yellowtail became the regional administrator ...

Federal employees help New Mexico fire victims

August 31, 2000 klunney@govexec.com It's not time for the annual Combined Federal Campaign, but federal employees are pulling out their checkbooks to help those in need. Recently, federal workers donated more than $45,000 to help those who lost their homes and personal property to the wildfires in Los Alamos, N.M. this past May. ...

FAA seeks to turn managers into executives

August 30, 2000 klunney@govexec.com As part of its effort to avoid a workforce crisis in the next few years, the Federal Aviation Administration is encouraging managers to develop a broad range of skills that will prepare them to enter the Senior Executive Service. Lindy Ritz, director of the FAA's Mike Monroney Aeronautical Center, ...