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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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Stories Of Service

December 1, 2002 ould you make a difference and contribute to the greater good by working for the federal government? Far too often, Americans say the answer is no, believing that government offers only dead-end jobs. Research by the Brookings Institution has found that many Americans are public-spirited people who want to pursue...

Sating The News Habit

November 1, 2002 nformation is the currency of Washington. Data, words, images, a torrent of information is both generated and consumed here, and it's what makes the city hum. A lot of the information emanates from government: trade, agriculture, labor and other economic data; classified and unclassified profiles of worldwide trends; the huge...

A Panegyric On Public Service

October 1, 2002 I was asked to speak at a "Celebration of Public Service" ceremony that closed a National Academy of Public Administration conference on Sept. 10. Excerpts follow. The full text of the speech is available from the NAPA web site: http://www.napawash.org. picture, it is said, is worth a thousand words. And...

Restoring Lives, Remaking Government

September 1, 2002 The most compelling stories in the aftermath of September 11, 2001, are about people. But arguably more important are the ones about our institutions. n the year since foreign terrorists ended more than 3,000 lives and changed many millions more, thousands of stories have been written about the aftermath of...

About This Special Issue

August 15, 2002 ven avid readers of The Wall Street Journal might have missed the July 18 story tucked inside the "Marketplace" section: "Northrop, General Dynamics Post Gains in Profits." Not exactly earth-shattering news, but coming when it did-at a time when WorldCom was sliding into a record-breaking bankruptcy, accounting scandals were making...

A Lifetime Of Service

August 1, 2002 Remembering "Doc" Cooke, a Pentagon hero with staying power, who served nine Defense secretaries in his four-decade career. he walls in his office in the Pentagon's D-Ring were crowded with citations and awards, caricatures and pictures bearing testament to a lifetime of public service. In this panoply of achievement, one...

OMB may add asset management to reform agenda

July 24, 2002 The President's Management Agenda, now focused on five topics, may be expanded this fall to include a sixth-asset management-according to Office of Management and Budget Director Mitch Daniels. "The federal government is sitting on an incredible array" of assets, including real estate, property and financial assets, Daniels said at an...

The Cost Of Security

July 15, 2002 The terrorist threat challenges American ideals-freedom and privacy. And it forces us to come to terms with the idea of bigger government. ur country is built upon principles antithetical to the new needs of the anti-terrorism campaign. That's why our state of preparedness was so weak a year ago and...

The Right Move

July 1, 2002 n February, when this column called for the kind of homeland security restructuring that has now been proposed, President Bush was enjoying unparalleled political strength. Today, he's not playing with such a high hand. The drip, drip, drip of information about missed opportunities at the FBI and the CIA, the...

With An Eye To The Future

June 1, 2002 The future viability of agencies and public services is on the minds of federal leaders who are finding new ways to keep up with the times. ean O'Keefe is working to position his organization for the future. That's something that leaders of all organizations need to do, whether they're in...

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