Federal Executive Pay is Inadequate

When school superintendents are paid significantly more than government’s leaders, something is wrong.

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The Budget Outlook Is Even Worse Than the Official Projections arrowThe growing debt would be less of a concern if there was a viable plan to ...

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Analysis: Blame Congress for the National Emergency arrowLong ago, it could have required the president to meet certain requirements prior to ...

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FBI Scientist’s Statements Linked Defendants to Crimes, Even When His Lab Results Didn’t arrowCourt records and FBI Lab files show statements ...

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Play of the Day: The White House Wants to Get to 6G arrowThe president tweeted about network connectivity on Thursday.

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N.Y.C. Mayor Looks to Tame Abuse of Official Parking Placards arrowSTATE AND LOCAL ROUNDUP | Alaska to end ferry service in October … Philly ...

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State Legislators Want to Mandate Worker Tracking Software for Contractors arrowNASCIO opposes the legislation proposed in 23 states. One ...

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The States That Gained and Lost The Most Solar Energy Jobs Last Year arrowOverall the industry shed about 8,000 positions in 2018.

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Pay & Benefits

Despite Hiring Increases, Vacancies at VA Continue to Grow arrowDepartment says unfilled jobs are normal and not a cause for concern.

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Rosalind, a New Mars Rover, Is in Rare Company arrowThe cosmos is crowded with the names of men, but a 2020 mission will make the balance a ...

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Retirement Planning

Federal Retirement Facts: A True-False Quiz arrowTime to test your knowledge.

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‘Conveyer Belt’ Justice: An Inside Look at Immigration Courts image description Where the cases pile up so relentlessly there’s barely time for consideration—or lunch. Read more

Reconstructing the Administrative State image description Five ways to recover from the shutdown. Read more

Employees Should Be Managed as Valued Assets image description It’s time to stop treating human capital spending as an administrative expense. It’s an investment in future performance. Read more

Why Feds Don’t Strike image description During the 35-day partial government shutdown, many wondered why workers didn’t just strike. Here’s an explainer. Read more


Analytics-Driven Security in Government – Breaking Down What You Need to Know image description Implementing a risk-based approach and adhering to compliance mandates from NIST are critical steps toward developing resilience in cybersecurity operations, based on sound cyber hygiene. Download this guide for key insights and best practices in analytics-driven security and compliance in government.

Election Security Tested image description We’ve learned a lot about election security in the two years following the 2016 presidential election, and most of it is not confidence-instilling. U.S. voting systems, like any other electronic systems, have vulnerabilities. The midterms brought only false alarms, but securing elections is a marathon, not a sprint. In this ebook, we look at the issues that need continued attention.

Accelerated AI: Best Practices for Implementing AI in Government Agencies image description Today’s advancements in artificial intelligence are well known. AI has begun to seep into our everyday activities from how we commute to how we shop to how we watch television. But for government, the evolution of AI and the potential it provides hasn’t yet come to fruition.

Government Data Detectives: How agency data shops are fighting fraud image description As federal agencies turned to data analytics, they've been able to break up high-dollar fraud rings in the mail, health care and even prisons. This special report examines how successful scam-busting shops tap tools and talent to save taxpayers' money.

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