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Timothy B. Clark

Editor at Large Tim Clark served as editor in chief, publisher and president of Government Executive in the years since it was acquired by National Journal Group in 1987. He and his colleagues have built Government Executive into an essential source for federal managers, a shaper of the government management debate and a key player in the good-government movement. Clark has spent his journalistic career studying and writing about government, and is a founder of National Journal, Washington’s premier source of political insight. He also founded Empire State Report, a monthly magazine about government in New York. He is a fellow and former board member of the National Academy of Public Administration.
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Route Fifty Roadmap: Penobscot River Town Seeks Life After Paper

June 10, 2016 Route Fifty Roadmap is an ongoing series of dispatches from the semi-regular travels of the Route Fifty staff around the United States. | PREVIOUSLY: Kalamazoo, Michigan BUCKSPORT, Maine — Paper was king in this small town on the Penobscot River until October 2014, when the Verso Paper Mill laid off...

Route Fifty Roadmap: Memorial Day in a Small Maine Town

May 30, 2016 Route Fifty Roadmap is an ongoing series of dispatches from the semi-regular travels of the Route Fifty staff around the United States. | PREVIOUSLY: Coldwater, Michigan NORTHEAST HARBOR, Maine — In this tiny, no-stoplight town, on a rainy Memorial Day, around 200 people turned out to honor citizens who had...

Los Angeles Faces Major Funding Challenges for Its Ambitious River Restoration

May 12, 2016 How many billions of dollars will be needed to restore the concrete-lined, barely moving Los Angeles River as an ecological, cultural and economic force in the life of the nation’s second-largest city? And, just as important, where will the money come from? Answering these questions is crucial to realizing the...

Where a Wall Is Not Enough: Inside the Effort to Secure the Arizona Border

April 26, 2016 NOGALES, Ariz. — I was on the scene here at Arizona’s largest border crossing when federal agents won a small victory in the nation’s battle against drug trafficking. Screening people walking across the Mexican border in early April, an officer detected something suspicious in the behavior of an American teenager....

Foes and Friends on the Arizona Border

April 24, 2016 NOGALES, Ariz. — I was on the scene here at Arizona’s largest border crossing when federal agents won a small victory in the nation’s battle against drug trafficking. Screening people walking across the Mexican border in early April, an officer detected something suspicious in the behavior of an American teenager....

Examining Phoenix-Area Datasets Helps Policymakers Better Understand Educational Needs

March 29, 2016 Using extensive datasets and sophisticated mapping tools, Arizona Literacy Director Terri Clark is making determined progress against her goal of making every third-grader proficient in reading. It’s a big challenge in a state where 148,697 children five years of age and younger live in poverty—and where linguistic challenges, especially among...

A Big Data Tussle Over Phoenix ‘Brain Drain’ Rankings

March 22, 2016 A small moment of drama occurred Friday as I was interviewing the technical genius behind one of the best urban big-data analytical operations in the country. Anubhav Bagley was walking me through an hour-long demonstration of the extensive data site maintained by the Maricopa County Association of Governments in Arizona...

White House Poverty Summit Looks at Ways to Address Child Welfare

February 23, 2016 WASHINGTON — The White House Rural Council’s Poverty Summit focused on the plight of children growing up in poor families and rallied around better nutrition and coordinated multi-generational approaches as key building blocks to improving their lives. Tuesday’s summit, chaired by U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack, was held as part...

Governors Seek Ways for Their States to Address Challenges From Rural Poverty

February 22, 2016 WASHINGTON — Four state governors and the U.S. Agriculture secretary spent an hour Monday afternoon discussing the challenging issue of rural poverty and their differing approaches to addressing the problem. The discussion took place at the annual legislative conference of the National Association of Counties in the nation’s capital, whose...

Colorado Debates a Major Health Care Overhaul

February 17, 2016 Sara Davidson, the acclaimed writer, fully understands the power of an anecdote to capture the essence of a complex story. She demonstrated that early in her career with her 1977 best-seller, Loose Change, about three women growing up in the 1960s, and she has proved it many times since in...

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