The Austin Wall as seen from the main lobby of the Austin Federal Courthouse. Copyright: Clifford Ross All Rights Reserved This is the second half...
The Austin Wall as seen from the main lobby of the Austin Federal Courthouse. Copyright: Clifford Ross All Rights Reserved A few years ago, I visi...
To summarize, the Pentagon spent $300 million on a giant airship that was obsolete before it was useful, then offered to sell it back to its manufacturer for $44 million, and after that offer was rejected permitted the manufacturer to buy the airship back for $300,000.
Dan Tangherlini is the administrator of the General Services Administration (GSA), the federal government's acquisition and real estate management age...
In order to its job, the IRS consolidated this operation in one office and adopted computer search tools designed to raise to its attention those organizations that were claiming this very vague and subjective distinction.
According to the Center for Responsive Politics, a nonpartisan research group, this year's federal elections will run a tab totaling 6 billion dollars, more than 700 million dollars over the previous campaign.
Gay-straight alliances enhance academic environments by decreasing bullying, increasing academic achievement and promoting social justice and respect for others. Students who participate in GSAs are less likely to drop out of school and more likely to enroll in college.
It's sometimes tough being a queer person of color. We're underrepresented and stuff. To be honest, though, I really wouldn't have it any other way. I love my identity. I love all of my identities.
In the latest sign of trouble for the Homeland Security Department's inspector general, the watchdog agency removed five oversight reports from its website last week pending an internal review of a possible conflict of interest involving the wife of the office's top official.
Known as the "First Fridays Product Testing Program," the GSA asks three recruited participants to perform 35 minutes of tasks on an agency test website.
This week is Public Service Recognition Week: a time to honor the men and women who serve our nation as government employees. But lately, the feeding frenzy surrounding scandals by federal employees will not go away.
What accounts for the different treatment? Why is a million dollars of waste at the GSA a scandal but not tens of billions of dollars at the FCC-NTIA? I believe public ignorance and apathy are the immediate cause of blame.
The size and scope of government means scandals like those at GSA and The Secret Service are inevitable. Simply making more rules won't end scandals -- that's impossible -- but may make government even less efficient.
Just when you thought you had heard enough about GSA's overspending, this video appears...
Recent headlines reveal gross recklessness among public servants. I'm not going to suggest that observing kashrut or any ritual laws serves as a panacea against moral turpitude. However, they help create a framework. They provide us with discipline.