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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Cuba Diary: Inside the American Diplomatic Effort

February 5, 2016 HAVANA--When the United States moved in 2014 to improve relations with communist Cuba, the State Department turned to a longtime Senior Foreign Service Officer, Jeffrey DeLaurentis, to represent American interests in Havana. On a visit to Cuba last month, I sat down with DeLaurentis, seeking to understand the work he...

New Report Rates States’ Finances and Competitiveness

December 22, 2015 In their increasingly intense competition to attract businesses and wealthy individuals, states have gained a new tool: an index of their relative financial health and overall competitiveness developed by former U.S. Comptroller General David M. Walker. It documents trends that show high-tax states with underfunded public retirement systems losing people...

A Great Print Run

November 17, 2015 There’s nothing quite like a magazine—with its text and headlines and photos and charts and graphs and sense of humor—to tell a story. Government Executive has been doing that for decades. Now, with the last issue of the print magazine, we’re moving ahead into the digital-only age. So it seems...

State Lotteries Look to Protect Their Image

November 17, 2015 State lotteries, for years accused of preying on the poor, have just begun a program to improve their image with steps to help people seen as “problem gamblers.” The program was unveiled last month by the North American Association of State and Provincial Lotteries along with a partner, the industry-supported...

States Move to Bolster Private Retirement Savings

October 23, 2015 WASHINGTON — Millions of Americans are facing deprivation and poverty in their old age unless they manage to significantly increase their savings for retirement. And they know it: for a decade, polls have shown that concerns about retirement security are stronger than about the cost of health care, fear of...

Can a National Park Save Northern Maine?

September 24, 2015 BANGOR, Maine — Drive 70 minutes south from this city’s airport and you’ll arrive in Bar Harbor, gateway to one of Maine’s principal attractions—Acadia National Park. This year, some 2.5 million tourists have visited the park and spent millions of dollars in adjacent towns: Bar Harbor, Northeast Harbor and Southwest...

New England Struggles to Counter Heroin Addiction

August 25, 2015 MONTPELIER, Vt. — Here in Vermont’s state capital and in the offices of governors, mayors, state police leaders, judges and public health officials throughout New England, a topic of particular focus this summer has been the drug abuse that’s sweeping the region. Heroin, once stigmatized as only for needle-junkies, is...

Can Maine Lead New England to a Farming Renaissance?

August 11, 2015 NORTHEAST HARBOR, Maine — On a bright morning in early August, scores of shoppers gathered on the harborside village green here, coming to buy the just-picked vegetables and flowers, the just-slaughtered pork, the freshly made artisanal cheeses and other goods produced on local Maine farms. Much earlier that morning, Dylan...

Looming Northeast Corridor Rail Disaster Demands Solutions

July 28, 2015 Although New York Times editors didn’t deem it worthy of front page treatment, the top story of the day on for tens of thousands of workers in late July was captured in a Metro section headline: “Commuter Chaos as Electrical Problems Force New Jersey Train Delays.” Perhaps it was the...

For Vermont’s Public Schools, How Small Is Too Small?

July 12, 2015 MONTPELIER, Vt. — For the first time in more than 100 years, Vermont this year is beginning a sweeping restructuring of its elementary and secondary school system. A bill signed into law by Gov. Peter Shumlin last month seeks to rein in the high costs of a largely rural system...

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