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OMB Watch founder leaving

Among The Federal Eye's loyal readers are folks working in the think tank/"good government"/public policy world, so it's always news when one of its leaders move on. To wit: Gary Bass, founder and executive director of the watchdog organization OMB...

By Ed O'Keefe  | October 27, 2010; 12:13 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
Categories:  Public Service, Revolving Door  
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Two feds win prestigious American University prize

American University's School of Public Affairs will honor two senior federal employees on Monday evening for their leadership at the Energy Department and U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.

By Ed O'Keefe  | October 25, 2010; 8:30 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Public Service  
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Folks recommend working for the government, poll finds

A majority of Americans would recommend pursuing a government career to a close friend or relative just getting out of school, according to a new Washington Post poll on perceptions of federal employees.

By Ed O'Keefe  | October 15, 2010; 6:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (20)
Categories:  Eye Opener, Public Service  
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Who is Judge Virginia A. Phillips?

The federal judge who ordered the military to stop enforcing its "don't ask, don't tell" policy has spent almost her entire life in and around Riverside, Calif.

By Ed O'Keefe  | October 12, 2010; 7:27 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (18)
Categories:  Public Service  
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Government rates poorly in new polls

In case you missed them over the holiday weekend, two new national surveys present snapshots of an American public seemingly confused and contradicting itself regarding the size and scope of the federal government.

By Ed O'Keefe  | October 12, 2010; 6:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (41)
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Federal judge arrested for drug use (Video)

A federal judge in Georgia faces drug and firearms charges after an exotic dancer at an Atlanta strip club tipped off authorities to his illegal activities with her.

By Ed O'Keefe  | October 5, 2010; 3:46 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Public Service, Video Report  
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Older Entries in This Category »

The Constitution was written on cows, Ed O'Keefe , September 17, 2010
Combined Federal Campaign kicks off , Lisa Rein , September 2, 2010
Rising to Honor Federal Employees, Ed O'Keefe , July 6, 2009
United They Serve, Ed O'Keefe , June 22, 2009
Spotted: BudgetBall Champions, Ed O'Keefe , June 15, 2009
FY-Eye: The Flow-Chart Fallacy, Ed O'Keefe , June 8, 2009
Obama National Service Pick Bows Out, Ed O'Keefe , May 26, 2009
Celebrating Public Service, Ed O'Keefe , May 4, 2009
FY-Eye: Golden Years With the Peace Corps, Ed O'Keefe , April 27, 2009
A Big Day for Public Service, Ed O'Keefe , April 21, 2009
VA Launches New Site for Returning Vets, Ed O'Keefe , April 20, 2009
 
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