The National Federation of Federal Employees president is predicting another shutdown come January.
Confirmation by the full Senate is expected, but could be slowed by procedural moves aimed at getting more information about the administration's border security plans.
Melissa Hathaway to join international think tank
Commenting on the recent government shutdown, the Commerce secretary noted: "Data does not get a lot of attention until it is not available."
As budgets decline, Pentagon officials say innovation must take over as a driver for change.
New officials are moving into roles Pentagon intelligence, fiscal improvement and acquisition, technology and logistics.
Responding to a recent FCW article, federal employees agree that shutdowns, furloughs and sequestration are making the government a less appealing workplace.
The trade group alleges breach of contract and misappropriation of proprietary information.
The survey responses reflect dips in morale based on sequestration furloughs, pay freezes, reduced opportunities for training and travel, and workplace satisfaction -- all before the shutdown, which happened after the survey was complete.
David Bray, who got his first federal job at 15, is now overhauling the Federal Communications Commission's outmoded IT.
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