David Walker

  • Mushrooming Federal Deficit

    For the past several years, former Comptroller General David Walker has been traveling the country, trying to warn of the looming problems from the mushrooming federal deficit. He was even the star of a critically…

  • Inside Government – April 30th, 2010

    James Cameron Director, ”Avatar” John Berry Director, Office of Personnel Management Sen. Mark Warner (D-Va.) Sharon Pinnock Director, AFGE Membership and Organization Department Perry Pidgeon Hooks President, Hooks Book Events Bob Hill Financial Advisor, First Command

  • Former Comptroller General gives Boehner advice

    Former Comptroller General David Walker has advice for presumed Rep. John Boehner (R-OH). Walker has already sent Boehner a letter about how to get the nation’s fiscal house in order.

  • Evaluating the effectiveness of deficit reduction proposals

    Comeback America Initiative’s David Walker discusses the proposals by the president’s deficit reduction commission.

  • Agency Tip 1: Get out the message

    Part of ”The Need for the Next Generation” special report, GAO explains how the watchdog agency re-imagined its brand and recruiting methods to become a highly competitive agency for young people to work for.

  • Governing to Win: Enhancing National Competitiveness through New Policy and Operating Approaches

    A Conversation with Chuck Prow, editor and Dave Walker, contributor, Governing to Win: Enhancing National Competitiveness through New Policy and Operating Approaches

  • Governing to Win Series Part 1: A Conversation with Chuck Prow and Dave Walker

    A Conversation with Chuck Prow, editor and Dave Walker, contributor, Governing to Win: Enhancing National Competitiveness through New Policy and Operating Approaches.

    Chuck Prow Editor

    Dave Walker Contributor

  • OMB takes first step toward comprehensive inventory of federal programs

    The Office of Management and Budget took the first step Friday in attempting to compile a comprehensive list of federal programs with the launch of a new online inventory. Hosted on Performance.gov, the Federal Program Inventory aims to be a one-stop shop for information about the more than 1,600 programs agencies operate and how they complement — or even duplicate — the work of other programs.

  • BRAC-like commission proposed to hunt down government cost savings

    A new commission, proposed by David Walker, former U.S. comptroller general, would recommend ways to streamline government by removing duplication and extraneous spending from government agencies. Federal-employee unions criticized the proposal and House Oversight and Government Reform Committee lawmakers expressed skepticism that such a proposal could gain congressional approval.

  • Governing to Win Part 1: A Conversation with Chuck Prow and Dave Walker

    A Conversation with Chuck Prow, editor and Dave Walker, contributor, Governing to Win: Enhancing National Competitiveness through New Policy and Operating Approaches.