Policy


Obama and the budget

2013 lapses drive new performance goals

The cross-agency priority goals announced in the 2015 budget grew out of the failures of HealthCare.gov and NSA security in the Snowden affair.

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Federal 100: Gary Bass

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Federal agencies flunking FOIA

None of the 15 agencies studied earned an A on a Freedom of Information Act report card from the Center for Effective Government, and seven – including DOD, DHS and State – got an F.

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House passes federal data center efficiency bill

The legislation would require OMB, EPA and the Department of Energy to lead the development of standards for measuring data center performance.