More criticism today for the Agriculture Department – this time about discrimination. The Government Accountability Office is faulting how USDA gathers and keeps data on complaints from minority workers and farmers. USDA says the report…
We’ve all heard about the so-called “brain drain” in the federal government. Whether it’s happening now, or happening later, your agency still needs to be ready. Barbara Bovbjerg, the Director of Education, Workforce and Income…
The federal government is looking at incentives that will attract and retain older, more experienced workers.
The Government Accountability office issued its first manual to help federal, state, and local government agencies develop more reliable project cost estimates.
391 days to 2010 Census
Cybersecurity is a hot topic in Washington as we await the appointment of President Obama’s cyber czar. The House Science Subcommittee on Technology and Innovation asked four witnesses to testify about cybersecurity activities at NIST…
The clock continues to tick down to the April 1st start of the 2010 Census, and a Senate oversight subcommittee continues to focus on efforts for an accurate count of the nation’s population next year.
My countdown of the three biggest news stories of the week, as chosen by experts on the Federal government
House Transportation subcommittee asked for updates from program head, Transportation IG, and GAO.
More from this hearing on using funds for specialty and incentive pay instead of across-the-board pay raises.