Federal career employees make a transition work

Career staff and their knowledge are the most important and valuable asset of the federal government. Ensuring that they represent their organizations…

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No matter the upcoming election outcome, time to start preparing for presidential transition

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GAO chief: reorganization, High Risk List go hand-in-hand improving government effectiveness

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Deputy Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan (left), former Sen. Daniel Inouye (D-Hawaii)Boeing Vice President Patrick Shanahan, left, talks to U.S. Sen. Daniel Inouye, D-Hawaii, as they walk next to a Boeing 747-8 at the Paris Air Show, Le Bourget, east of Paris, Sunday, June 19, 2011. The Paris Air Show will open tomorrow on June 20 at Le Bourget. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)

This week, a few signs of progress toward filling top Pentagon positions

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Walter M. Shaub Jr.

Future of Office of Government Ethics includes keeping out of limelight, feds out of trouble

Walter Shaub’s resignation leaves a hole in an already small office, and a question mark about what direction the ethic’s agency will go under a new leader.

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DATA Act neither a sprint nor marathon, but a ‘relay race’

Two months after the Digital Accountability and Transparency Act implementation, the DATA Act is proving to not only be a source of financial accountability,…

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OMB’s Mulvaney: Agency’s budget increase will help with reorganization responsibilities

Office of Management and Budget Director Mick Mulvaney said his agency’s budget reflects the priorities of the overarching fiscal 2018 budget.

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