Submitted by evalery on Mon, 01/08/2018 - 10:08
Wednesday, May 24, 2000 - 09:00
Submitted by rthomas on Wed, 12/20/2017 - 13:48
The Congress has passed and the President has signed the new health care reform legislation. But, will it work?
Submitted by rthomas on Wed, 12/20/2017 - 13:32
On Tuesday, Congressional Democrats sent President Obama a list of four candidates to nominated as the next Comptroller General. The four are Rep. Todd Platts, Linda Bilmes at Harvard's Kennedy School of Government, Acting Comptroller General Gene Dodaro, and former Assistant Comptroller Ira Goldstein. Today Congressional Republicans sent their own letter to the President recommending Stuart Bowen, the special inspector general for Iraq reconstruction.
Submitted by rthomas on Wed, 12/20/2017 - 13:26
It is looking more and more as if we may soon see a nominee for the position of Comptroller General. CQ staffer David Clarke is reporting that the Congress will soon forward President Obama four candidates to be CG and lead the Government Accountability Office.
The four names are:
Linda J. Bilmes – currently a professor at Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government,
Submitted by rthomas on Wed, 12/20/2017 - 12:05
As mentioned here a few days ago in blog entry on innovation, the Department of Housing and Urban Development has been given in fiscal year 2010, what seems to be a large pot of money and new authority to conduct a transformation initiative in four areas that have been historically underfunded in HUD as well as most other agencies:
Submitted by rthomas on Wed, 12/20/2017 - 09:12
WFED’s Jason Miller reports that the Office of Management and Budget wants to change its stripes and “move away from command and control toward a focus on collaboration.”
Submitted by rthomas on Wed, 12/20/2017 - 08:25
Last week, Senator Tom Carper held an important hearing based on a key finding from a Government Accountability Office (GAO) released last year. GAO’s 2008 report summarized a survey it conducted of agency program managers on their use of performance information.
Submitted by rthomas on Wed, 12/20/2017 - 07:59
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 problems that reach across traditional agency and program boundaries. These problems include food safety, climate change, and the Recovery Act.