House Speaker John Boehner has raised eyebrows by saying the administration has added 200,000 federal jobs. Partnership for Public Service\'s John Palguta said it\'s not the size that matters. It\'s what you do with it.
AFGE members marched on Capitol Hill to put a face on the federal workforce. They want to correct the misperception that government workers are to blame for the deficit and gridlock in Washington.
The Republican Study Committee introduced the Spending Reduction Act that would eliminate USAID and three other small agencies. It also would take spending back to 2006 levels in fiscal 2012. The legislation also would cut or reduce spending in 100 programs such as agency travel budgets and require the collection of unpaid taxes from federal employees.
WFED\'s Max Cacas reports.
Is there a lovable loser in your federal family? Someone who needs a hug? Senior Correspondent Mike Causey has a simple, you-can\'t-lose quiz to make them feel better.
The stimulus bill will pump a lot of money into agencies, with a lot of mandates to put into action. But money to implement what the plan includes isn’t there. Linda Springer, Executive Director of…