State and Local


Can California state managers be trusted to keep teleworkers in line?

Debate starts over accountability for teleworkers.

'Super committee' starts work on deficit reduction

Feds brace as panel to hold first public hearing on identifying $1.5 trillion in debt savings.

Revealed: The best (and worst) agencies for launching a career

Which agency is the best place for a young fed to start?

Telework could save Calif. more than $1B, study says

In addition to the savings in commute times and employees' sanity, telework for public-sector employees in California could save the state $1.5 billion a year, according to a new study.

Federal data breach legislation stalls

California strengthens its breach notification requirements, as federal legislation that would replace state laws goes nowhere in Congress.

DOD, FEMA team on Irene recovery

Agencies worked together to manage and coordinate rescue and recovery efforts connected to Hurricane Irene.

DHS expands program for people to check their employment eligibility

The expansion means millions more people can go online to make sure the government has accurate information about whether they're allowed to work in the United States.

NYC police form social media unit to track criminals

The New York City Police Department has started a unit to track leads on criminal activity disclosed on Facebook, Twitter and other social media sites.

Cybersecurity at the post-grad level

Executives baffled by the language of technology and overwhelmed by cybersecurity program management conundrums now have an educational resource.

Minnesota lawmakers strike a deal

A state government shutdown of nearly three weeks ends as Minnesota lawmakers make a deal.

Maryland recruits disabled workers with telework option

Talented disabled workers in Maryland are being lured with telework incentives through a state program.

Fake Twitter accounts bedevil politicos

Political info becomes suspect as fake Twitter feeds spread false or negative information about candidates and incumbents.