Members of Congress don't seem so bad when you meet them individually. So why is the totality of the institution such a disaster?
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.
After the collapse of the FBI headquarters project, will some sort of sanity or regulation ever come to federal construction?
VA's facilities planning processes leave it with millions of square feet of empty and decaying space.