Obama Grants Clemency to 58 Federal Prisoners

Thursday’s commutations raise the number of people commuted under his tenure to 306.

Read more 10:07 AM ET Leave a comment Pete Souza/White House

Group Sues SBA, Says Government ‘Defrauded Small Businesses’

American Small Business League argues that the Small Business Administration follows "illegal policies" when calculating contract awards.

Want to Be A White House Leadership Development Fellow?

Agencies need to nominate their top career leaders for the program by June 6.


Get weekly management updates

Insights, tips and best practices on management in government.

Excellence in Government

What People Get Wrong About Cover Letters

Remember that the purpose of a cover letter is to answer the question: "Why should I hire you for this job?"

After ISIS, Americans Fear Cyberattacks Most

Nearly three in four people consider them a major threat to the U.S.

Justice IG Michael Horowitz said, "We appreciate Congress' support for IG access to all agency records and the legislation that resulted in the Justice Department's most recent decision."

Inspectors General Win a Round in Fight Over Access

Justice Department re-issues legal interpretation, promises new directive.

Excellence in Government

The Key to Happiness at Work Is Not Money -- It's Autonomy

Workers who get to call their own shots are more satisfied with their jobs, more engaged and less likely to leave.

Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Wis., requested the review.

Key Senator Asks GAO to Look Into Office of Special Counsel

Johnson seeks clarity on metrics for success, procedures for handling internal complaints.

Excellence in Government

You Only Have 1,440 Minutes a Day – Stop Wasting Them

Slight changes you can make every day will help you reclaim your time.

President Obama takes a sip of filtered water during a press conference in Flint on Wednesday.

Here’s How Agencies Across the Federal Government Have Responded to Flint

President Obama thanks federal employees for their "all-hands-on-deck" approach.

Pentagon Close, But No Cigar, on Curbing Improper Payments

Watchdog says lack of auditable financial statement threatens reliability.

Excellence in Government

Research Confirms It: Good Managers Make a Difference

Managers who inspire their people have more impact on an organization’s performance than its executives.

Excellence in Government Children learn from a Park Service ranger at Rock Creek Park in Washington.

Federal Employees Deserve the Nation’s Gratitude

From all the misguided rhetoric, you’d think all federal employees are bureaucrats or paper pushers.