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Civil-service reform needs more than 'Band-Aid approach,' experts argue

A legislative attempt to reform the aging federal personnel system will face a difficult path in Congress even if it's able to muster the support of key stakeholders, including the White House and federal-employee unions. Experts discussed proposed reforms to the civil-service system outlined in a new report published Tuesday by the Partnership and Booz Allen Hamilton.

Tags: workforce , management , best practices , Partnership for Public Service , Tony Miller , Booz Allen Hamilton , Jack Moore

Wednesday - 04/02/2014, 05:13pm EDT

Senator strikes back at fed bashers

Ted Kaufman: he's loud, he's proud, but he's not here for long.

Tags: mngt , newsstand , Senate

Tuesday - 07/07/2009, 01:36pm EDT
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Countdown: Defense finance mess; Feds retiring quicker

This week's three most important Federal news stories, as chosen by Agilex's Bob Otto, and Washington Post "Federal Eye" Ed O'Keefe.

Tags: In Depth , Francis Rose , Bob Otto , Ed O'Keefe , Federal News Countdown , Shirley Sherrod , USDA , Tom Vilsack , Gulf Coast oil spill , OMB , VA , Vivek Kundra , FDCCI , GAO , DoD , Asif Khan , ERP

Friday - 10/08/2010, 03:33pm EDT
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Recognition for great feds on the Senate floor

Senator Ted Kaufman has a rare three-fer praising three feds at once from the Library of Congress.

Tags: Federal Drive , Congress , Library of Congress , CRS , LOC

Monday - 05/10/2010, 10:31am EDT
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Good recognition for a great IRS fed on the Senate floor

As the head of the IRS's Electronic Tax Administration, Terrence Lutes became the government's evangelist for online tax filing. We learn more in this encomium from Sen. Ted Kaufman.

Tags: Federal Drive , Congress , Public Service Recognition Week , IRS , e-file , Terrence Lutes

Thursday - 05/06/2010, 12:10pm EDT
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Good recognition for great feds on the Senate floor

Three Pentagon Force Protection Agency officers responded when a lone gunman opened fire at the main entrance to the Pentagon on March 4, 2010. We learn more in this encomium from Sen. Ted Kaufman.

Tags: Federal Drive , Congress , Public Service Recognition Week , Pentagon Force Protection Agency , Marvin Caraway , Jeffrey Amos , Colin Richards

Tuesday - 05/04/2010, 11:31am EDT
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Lawmakers seek a better presidential transition

The recent presidential transition from the Bush to Obama Administrations has been called one of the best in history. But lawmakers are considering legislation that would further streamline the peaceful hand-off of governmental authority. Would a reduction in the number of political appointees requiring Senate confirmation be part of that streamlining?

Tags: management , transition , Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs , Daniel Akaka , George Voinovich , Max Stier , Partnership for Public Service

Friday - 04/23/2010, 07:16am EDT
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The Senator from Delaware rises to praise federal workers

With the return of Congress this week, one lawmaker intends to return to his weekly ritual: delivering a floor speech in the United States Senate in praise of an exemplary federal employee. Delaware Senator Ted Kaufman says he will continue the weekly tributes through the end of his term this year.

Tags: newsstand , Congress , Senate , Partnership for Public Service , Vice President Biden , Max Cacas

Tuesday - 04/13/2010, 07:00am EDT
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