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Government overlap costs taxpayers billions, GAO reports

According to a Government Accountability Office report, the U.S. government has more than 100 programs dealing with surface transportation issues, 82 monitoring teacher quality and 80 for economic development. Five work to ensure the federal government uses less gasoline.

By Ed O'Keefe  | March 1, 2011; 6:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (29)
Categories:  Eye Opener, Oversight, Turf War  
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Pentagon slow to clean up bases, report says

After more than 20 years of disagreements the Defense Department is still resisting orders from the Environmental Protection Agency to clean up Fort Meade and two other military bases.

By Ed O'Keefe  | August 16, 2010; 6:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (4)
Categories:  Eye Opener, Military, Turf War  
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NTSB, Union Still at Odds Over Hudson River Crash

An exclusive Fox News image of the mid-air collision between a small plane and tourist helicopter over New York's Hudson River on Aug. 8. (Photo courtesy of Fox News) Updated Sept. 1 6:16 p.m. ET The National Transportation Safety...

By Ed O'Keefe  | September 1, 2009; 6:20 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (13)
Categories:  Agencies and Departments, Turf War, Workplace Issues  
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More Storm Clouds for FAA-Weather Service Plan

More storm clouds brewing over the FAA and National Weather Service plans to consolidate forecasting offices at air traffic control centers? (Getty) The back-and-forth between the FAA and National Weather Service hit turbulence today, when a government expert suggested...

By Ed O'Keefe  | July 16, 2009; 11:22 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (6)
Categories:  Agencies and Departments, Oversight, Turf War  
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More Storm Clouds for FAA and Weather Service?

FAA air traffic controllers may soon lose face-to-face contact with National Weather Service forecasters in an effort to update an arrangement that officials believe needs to be updated. Updated 8:51 p.m. ET By Ed O'Keefe and Steve Vogel The...

By Ed O'Keefe  | June 4, 2009; 5:14 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (5)
Categories:  Agencies and Departments, Turf War  
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Hubble Repair Mission Widens NASA Policy Rift

Here's another great example of the headquarters vs. regional office dynamic, as reported by The Post's Joel Achenbach: NASA's triumphant mission to repair the Hubble Space Telescope this week has cracked open a policy rift within the space agency, with...

By Ed O'Keefe  | May 22, 2009; 12:58 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Agencies and Departments, Turf War  
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Older Entries in This Category »

Three Cabinet Secretaries, Same Mission, Ed O'Keefe , April 6, 2009
Governors Suggest Feds Can Learn from States, Ed O'Keefe , February 24, 2009
Final FAA-Weather Service Decision Delayed Again, Ed O'Keefe , February 23, 2009
Jones Renews Effort To Rename Dept. of Navy, Ed O'Keefe , January 8, 2009
 
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