2013 Fed 100

Federal 100: Gerald E. "Gerry" Connolly

Gerald E.

Name: Gerald E. "Gerry" Connolly
Title: Congressman
Agency: U.S. House of Representatives

Feds' champion. Connolly's Virginia district is home to thousands of federal workers and hundreds of companies that do business with the government. Not surprisingly, he champions the causes of federal pay and benefits and is one of the few lawmakers on Capitol Hill who cares about government acquisition and procurement issues. In an era of partisanship and rancor, he has been willing to reach across the aisle to work on new legislation to update the Clinger-Cohen Act and address cybersecurity issues.

Click here for the full list

About the Author

Connect with the FCW staff on Twitter @FCWnow.

Featured

  • Workforce
    White House rainbow light shutterstock ID : 1130423963 By zhephotography

    White House rolls out DEIA strategy

    On Tuesday, the Biden administration issued agencies a roadmap to guide their efforts to develop strategic plans for diversity, equity, inclusion and accessibility (DEIA), as required under a as required under a June executive order.

  • Defense
    software (whiteMocca/Shutterstock.com)

    Why DOD is so bad at buying software

    The Defense Department wants to acquire emerging technology faster and more efficiently. But will its latest attempts to streamline its processes be enough?

Stay Connected