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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Two Years Later

September 15, 2003 wo years after 19 terrorists turned four commercial jetliners into missiles, leveling the World Trade Center and severely damaging the Pentagon, federal agencies are still trying to figure out how best to secure the country from future attacks. That's not to say that nothing of consequence has been done, of...

Government’s Work

September 1, 2003 n the two years that have passed since devastating terrorism was visited on these shores, people who work in the federal government have witnessed as much change as they had seen in decades that went before. I have argued that the new conditions in which we live have made this...

About This Special Issue

August 15, 2003 ith heightened concerns about security at home and a multi-pronged war on terrorism abroad, federal decision-makers have decided this is no time to be stingy. As a result, business is booming in the federal procurement market. Agencies spent $245 billion on large prime contracts in fiscal 2002, more than 12...

Corporate Government

August 1, 2003 ermit me to float a theorem: Government now owes the success or the failure of its highest-visibility programs as much to private sector performance as to the actions of its own employees. If this seems a touch hyperbolic now, it probably won't as time passes and agencies increase their reliance...

Keeping Track

July 1, 2003 ig Brother has come to American campuses, as our cover illustration ominously suggests. By August, the Homeland Security Department's project to register and track foreign students will have amassed data about 1.2 million people, offering the government the capability to track lack of attendance, or shifts in majors, or disciplinary...

The Competitive Edge

June 15, 2003 hen the staff of the Senate Governmental Affairs Committee five years ago thought up the idea of inventorying government jobs to identify those that were not inherently governmental, few had much of an inkling that this would be the start of something big. Even when the agencies, responding to the...

Truth and Power

June 1, 2003 hat can be done to encourage public servants to give political decision makers unbiased advice about the policies they wish to pursue and the likely consequences of them-resisting temptation to tell their political bosses just what they want to hear? The importance of "speaking truth to power" was among topics...

War and Remembrance

May 1, 2003 n April 7, the Government Executive staff welcomed our colleague George Cahlink as he came home from reporting on the war on Iraq. Cahlink had done terrific work from posts on the aircraft carrier USS Constellation, the cruiser USS Bunker Hill and in the port of Umm Qasr, describing for...

The Fight at Home

April 15, 2003 s the war abroad consumed the attention of the American public, the fight at home to improve domestic security was crowded out of the media spotlight. But that fight was no less urgent, nor any easier to win. In this special issue on homeland security, Government Executive examines the most...

An Education in Excellence

April 1, 2003 ound into the center of this issue is the program of this year's Excellence in Government conference, to be held in Washington June 30-July 2. In promotional literature, we say this is the only general management conference "designed for federal managers by federal managers," and I can testify that the...

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