GAO: Agencies rarely use waiver to bring back retired feds at full pay

Rehired federal employees who draw annuity payments could be paid full salaries as well, despite a rule against it, but agencies are rarely using their waiver power, GAO finds.

Ten years later, e-gov compliance is still incomplete

Agencies have done much of what the E-Gov act asked of them, but trouble spots remain.

FAS commissioner position is open

In a shuffling of positions, Steve Kempf will return from medical leave to a new job within GSA, and the agency seeks a new leader for its acquisition service.

Rising Star: Stephen Ander

Stephen Ander, now a consultant at Gallup, developed a plan to improve the Secret Service's hiring process while working there.

DOD officials cautiously tout progress in financial management reform

Meeting Leon Panetta's aggressive timeline is a daunting challenge, but DOD officials say the effort is advancing.


Rising Star: Lisa Alferieff

Lisa Alferieff, chief operating officer at TCG, managed the overhaul of the Treasury Department's Budget Formulation and Execution Manager system.

Election 2012: What's at stake for feds?

Republican Mitt Romney and Democrat Barack Obama offer competing visions for America. But how do they stand on federal priorities?

Honoring the 2012 Rising Stars

A dozen up-and-coming professionals have been recognized this year for making an early -- and substantive -- mark in the government technology community.