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Candlelight vigil to be held for slain AU professor

A candlelight vigil is being held Tuesday night for an American University professor found dead in her home's basement last week.

Tags: Sue Ann Marcum , Deandrew Hamlin , Gary Emerling

Tuesday - 11/02/2010, 05:02pm EDT

Scorecard adds heat to insourcing debate

A coalition of businesses, associations and citizen groups rate members of Congress on how they voted on bills that promote or hurt private sector companies and forces industry to compete with the government. But some experts say the business coalition is taking a too narrow view of what the government does.

Tags: industry , contracting , OFPP , Robert Tobias , Angela Styles , John Palatiello , Colleen Kelley , Crowell and Moring , NTEU , Business Coalition for Fair Procurement , insourcing , public-private competition , Jason Miller

Friday - 10/29/2010, 07:24am EDT
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Man caught driving AU prof's car a suspect in murder

The man caught driving the car of a killed American University professor is now being investigated for her murder, Montgomery County police say.

Tags: Montgomery County Police , Massachusetts Avenue , body found , Kate Ryan , Bethesda , Glen Echo , American University murder

Monday - 10/25/2010, 03:27pm EDT

Financial management systems in need of upgrade

Bob Tobias, director of public sector executive education at American University, argues for the upgrade and investment in the federal government's financial management systems and points out the reasons those changes aren't happening.

Tags: Bob Tobias , management , budget , financial management systems , Francis Rose , In Depth , continuing resolution , technology

Monday - 10/11/2010, 07:26pm EDT
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You are such a wonk. Yes, thank you

American University seeks to become the home of the "American Wonk."

Tags: wonk , American Wonk

Friday - 09/24/2010, 11:14am EDT

How to make federal management more effective

Getting good results from your team is becoming more important with the administration's emphasis on results.

Tags: In Depth , management , best practices , telework , Robert Tobias ,

Thursday - 05/06/2010, 08:16pm EDT
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OIRA head Cass Sunstein is rethinking the mindset of regulation

Many federal government watchers think the former Harvard Law Professor has turned OIRA into a 'living laboratory' for writing government regulations based on behavioral economics.

Tags: management , Cass Sunstein , OIRA , OMB , Peter Orszag , DoT , Ray Lahood , American University's Washington College of Law , President Obama , Max Cacas ,

Wednesday - 02/17/2010, 03:50pm EST
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Exec. order breaks new ground in declassification

Late last month, President Obama signed an Executive Order making significant changes in the way that classified documents are handled. In addition to extending classification for documents dating back to the Vietnam War era, the order also calls for important new guidelines for how to share the information contained in classified documents. Recently, two of the authors of that Executive Order talked about their work before a transparency conference at the American University.

Tags: newsstand , declassification , Executive Order 13526 , National Declassification Center , National Archives , Bill Leary , National Security Council , Gina Genton , ODNI , Washington College of Law , Collaboration on Government Secrecy , Max Cacas

Friday - 01/29/2010, 06:59am EST
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FOIA: Room to improve?

Tweaking the Freedom of Information Act

Tags: mngt , Linda Koontz , Mitre Corporation , GAO , Washington College of Law , FOIA , Collaboration on Government Secrecy

Tuesday - 02/03/2009, 07:12am EST
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