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Friday, September 11, 2009 - 17:13
The media, and some members of Congress, continue to focus on President Obama’s use of “czars.”  An article today by the Wall Street Journal’s Neil King examines how this dust-up highlights the ongoing challenge of how government is increasingly facing...

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Monday, September 7, 2009 - 16:38
Sixteen years ago today Vice President Gore presented the first report of the National Performance Review to President Clinton in a ceremony on the South Lawn of the White House.  At the time, I was on the NPR staff and thought that the six-month review...

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Friday, September 4, 2009 - 17:23
The Obama Administration’s data.gov website now has 110,000 government data sets that you can access and download.  So what do you do with this stuff?  Well, Sunlight Labs, an open government advocacy group, is sponsoring a contest encouraging citizens...

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Thursday, September 3, 2009 - 15:30
The Washington Post reports that the Partnership for Public Service released a study this morning describing the hiring needs of the federal government.  The study, "Where the Jobs Are 2009:  Mission Critical Opportunities for America," says that the...

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Wednesday, September 2, 2009 - 18:27
A new study out by Brookings “Blogs as Public Forums for Agency Policymaking” looks at blogs created by top officials in five federal agencies and compared them to similar, but non-official blogs on the same topics to see how each are used to link citizens...

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Tuesday, September 1, 2009 - 14:42
Welcome to the IBM Center’s latest step in Web 2.0! We’ve been sponsoring a blog on presidential transition for the past couple of years and are now ready to take the next step – serial blogging! I’ll be joined by colleagues over the next few weeks...

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