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U.S. Archivist acknowledges morale problems at his agency

It can't be easy to acknowledge to the public and your employees that morale at your agency has hit the skids. But David S. Ferriero, the U.S. Archivist, did just that after the National Archives emerged last week as the lowest-ranked large federal agency in a survey of the federal government's best places to work.

By Lisa Rein  | September 7, 2010; 6:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (5)
Categories:  Agencies and Departments, Ask Your Government, Eye Opener  
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Benefits, Feasibility of High-Speed Rail Varies

Remember The Eye's recent "Ask Your Government" report on the future of American high-speed rail? Remember how it discussed the potential drawbacks to such ambitious efforts? A new report by the Government Accountability Office confirms those concerns, noting that expected...

By Ed O'Keefe  | March 20, 2009; 4:40 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (8)
Categories:  Ask Your Government, Oversight  
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How to File an OSHA Complaint

The recent news about a Smithsonian Air and Space Museum worker's exposure to asbestos and his efforts to file safety complaints might pique the interest of other federal employees in similar situations. As The Post documented on Sunday, Smithsonian lighting...

By Ed O'Keefe  | March 17, 2009; 2:17 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Ask Your Government, Workplace Issues  
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Ask Your Government: Will the U.S. Go Metric?

It's time for "Ask Your Government!" The latest answer comes in response to a user-submitted question from "Ask Your Government" Google Moderator member Glassboro Frank who asks: "One of responsibilities of the federal government is to "fix the Standard...

By Ed O'Keefe  | March 11, 2009; 6:05 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (30)
Categories:  Ask Your Government, Video Report  
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Ask Your Government: Whistleblowing Tips

This week's "Ask Your Government" question comes from Google Moderator user Veritas: "Has any federal agency set up an online system so that any of their employees can report on government waste in a totally anonymous way so that...

By Ed O'Keefe  | February 13, 2009; 5:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
Categories:  Ask Your Government, Oversight  
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Ask Your Government: High-Speed Passenger Rail

In the latest installment of the Ask Your Government series, The Eye answers a question from blog reader and Google Moderator member Rotunda, of Muncie, Ind.: "America should build a nationwide high-speed (300+ mph) electric commuter train system that...

By Ed O'Keefe  | February 6, 2009; 6:20 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (9)
Categories:  Ask Your Government, Video Report  
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