Slew of bills helping the Veterans Affairs Department shows how much Congress can get done within a limited scope.
The Defense and Veterans Affairs departments are saddled with real estate they can’t get rid of. Agencies are adept at adding, but slow to eliminate the obsolete.
You’ve heard of agile software development? This Marine Corps engineer took an agile approach to re-designing body armor.
After the collapse of the FBI headquarters project, will some sort of sanity or regulation ever come to federal construction?
VA fired, demoted or gave long suspensions to 749 people since Jan. 20. But it doesn’t say what they did.
The so-called “Obamaphone” is back into the news in recent days because of a GAO report on the Federal Communication Commission’s Lifeline program.
It’s still possible for a person alive today to have had a grandparent that might have touched the hand of George Washington.
A clash of cultures, differing views of the law. But one party crossed a line too far.
The Republic will continue to function if the MSPB lacks board members. But what about fairness and accountability?
The idea of an Amazon-like market is the latest iteration of a durable idea, namely getting the government to buy commercial items in a commercial way.
Ethical people don’t need a code of ethics, while crooks and cheaters don’t care whether you have one.
Office of Management and Budget Director Mick Mulvaney promised this clean-out will launch a longer-term plan to develop a more systematic way to eliminate obsolete rules and reports.
If you want to get an inkling of why the federal budget process takes so long, just watch a typical budget hearing.
Change is no fun, especially for people in an organization like the Technology Transformation Service.
One way Congress might improve is if it upgraded the way in which it communicates to the public. Congressional agencies like the Government Accountability Office and the Government Publishing Office have made tangible modernizing strides in recent years.