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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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Scholar: Federal Reform Fails

May 27, 1997 tclark@govexec.com The law is the law. But in the business of reform not all laws are created equal, public administration scholar Paul C. Light argues in a new book. Some reform laws pursue strategies quite opposite of those pursued by others. Also, in the reform game, the whole does not ...

Editor's Notebook

April 1, 1997 The United States lost an engaging, brilliant, committed career public servant late in February with the death of Martin Slate, the executive director of the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation, at the age of 51. Marty is gone, too early, but the story of his life and career will live on ...

Editor's Notebook

March 1, 1997 (tclark@govexec.com) In the business of reporting and writing on current affairs, one is always pleased to find the perfect anecdote-the little story that captures the essence of the larger tale. So it is too with the larger assignment of covering the federal government, as this magazine has done for 28 ...

Editor's Notebook

March 1, 1997 (tclark@govexec.com) In the business of reporting and writing on current affairs, one is always pleased to find the perfect anecdote-the little story that captures the essence of the larger tale. So it is too with the larger assignment of covering the federal government, as this magazine has done for 28 ...

Editor's Notebook

February 1, 1997 If Oprah Winfrey can start a reading club, why can't I? Oprah has commendably tempted thousands of telecrastinators to shut off the tube in favor of a little reading. With her monthly picks, she has propelled obscure new authors to the top of the bestseller lists. Her taste is good: ...

Editor's Notebook

October 1, 1996 It is not hard to conclude, after nearly a decade in the editor's chair here, that change is difficult to achieve in the federal bureaucracy. There's so much inertia, and it's such a struggle to innovate in programs that serve national constituencies, and Congress is so much in the picture ...

CBO's Budget Outlook

August 14, 1996 Just as the Republican National Convention was celebrating presidential candidate Bob Dole's conversion to the tax-cutting cause, a little rain was dumped on the GOP parade by budget analysts in Washigton. A somber look at the nation's fiscal trends was sounded once again by the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office as ...