Tom Davis

  • To modernize Congress, start with staffer pay and technology, retired lawmakers say

    Several retired members of Congress, when asked where it all went wrong, told the committee that staffers need better pay, and Congress as a whole needs a better grasp on technology, among other recommendations.

  • Does the administration have what it takes to reinvigorate an outdated civil service system?

    In part three of its special report, “Civil Service Reimagined: 40 Years Later,” Federal News Network looks at the Office of Personnel Management, and how it, past administrations and members of Congress have hindered the agency’s ability to lead and create change in the federal workforce.

  • Next pay raise: 2020, if you get lucky

    Unless Congress takes positive action there will be no January 2019 pay raise.

  • When your bosses are millionaires

    What’s it like to work for the world’s largest nonprofit whose top brass are mostly millionaires looking to cut your pay and pension?

  • Lawmakers have a unique role to play in government reorganization

    The Trump administration’s government reorganization directly impacts federal agencies, but Congress will have its work cut out as lawmakers balance their own jurisdictional priorities with policy and personnel changes.

  • A recap of the 2016 presidential election

    This week on Off the Shelf, Tom Davis, director of Federal Government Affairs for Deloitte and former congressman from Virginia’s the 11th District, analyzes the results of the 2016 Presidential Election. December 13, 2016

  • A look at the 2016 presidential election

    Tom Davis, director of Federal Government Affairs for Deloitte, joins Roger Waldron on this week’s Off the Shelf to talk about about the presidential primary campaigns and the current political climate. April 26, 2016

  • Analysis: shutdown less likely, but one in December lurks

    Congressional and budget experts say House Speaker John Boehner’s decision to resign opens the door for a short-term continuing resolution that could be voted on early next week.

  • Congress and the partisan divide

    Tom Davis, director of Federal Government Affairs for Deloitte, discusses his new book, and what can be done to end the partisan divide in Congress. January 6, 2014

  • Why leadership, not Congress, is key to acquisition reform

    NCMA Executive Director Michael Fischetti and Tom Davis, former chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, conclude that better leadership will get the acquisition process where it needs to be.