Government Executive : Vol. 41 No. 9 (8/1/09)

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  • Watching the Workforce
    Three lawmakers have gained new prominence with federal employee issues.
    By Alyssa Rosenberg
  • The Overseers
    Three legislative watchdogs from varied backgrounds step into new oversight territory.
    By Elizabeth Newell


  • Tested in Battle
    Soldiers are putting the Army's futuristic systems through their paces. By Katherine McIntire Peters
  • Absent Acquisition
    The Office of Federal Procurement Policy appears to be lost in the contracting shuffle. By Robert Brodsky
  • Mission: Save Earth
    NASA scientist guards the planet from dangerous stowaways on space flights. By Edward Goldstein
  • Recovering
    Officials grapple with redesign of the federal go-to Web site on stimulus spending. By Gautham Nagesh


  • Managing Technology

    Wireless technology can improve insight into an agency's supply chain, if done right. By Jill R. Aitoro
  • Intelligence File

    Gone Missing
    Congress has the tools to check intelligence agencies, but doesn't use them. By Shane Harris


  • Editor's Notebook
    Fresh faces and new priorities on Capitol Hill. By Tom Shoop
  • Briefing
    Agencies bring home business awards; summer beach reading; straight talk and language skills.
  • Perspectives
    Productivity gains can help with the fiscal pickle. By Timothy B. Clark

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