Is open government really working? Ask Aunt Edna, says Gadi Dechter in this Government Executive article.
Vicki Sellick describes the five key elements to promoting a culture of innovation in government agencies focused on social issues.
Scott Lilly explores the legislative record for providing budget offsets for federal emergency spending, detailing why the House majority leader’s arguments are both mistaken and embarrassing.
Traditional budgeting, lack of incentives, and agency failure to follow through on rhetoric are all significant barriers to government innovation, writes Jitinder Kohli in this week’s installment.
Report Jitinder Kohli, John Gans, and James Hairston on the need for action to address the diversity gap in the Senior Executive Service.
This is the first installment of a new weekly column on government innovation produced by CAP’s Doing What Works team in partnership with the Bellwether Education Partners and the Young Foundation, as part of the “Innovation for the Public Good” series.
Gadi Dechter recommends that the Obama administration move on its recent initiatives after urging the U.N. General Assembly to "harness the power of open societies."
Scott Lilly examines the consequences of slashing government spending amid the Great Depression in 1937-38, finding worrisome parallels in today’s debate.
A by-the-numbers look at the increase in pro se representation and the need for additional funding for civil legal aid programs.
John Griffith and Jitinder Kohli call on Congress and the White House to jointly support a comprehensive, results-oriented review of the federal budget.
This is the latest in a weekly series of talking points from CAP’s Doing What Works team showing how we can make smart budget cuts that boost government efficiency—not gut essential services.
The new “cop on the beat” for consumers of financial products faces more challenges ahead, but it’s a fight worth having, argues Gadi Dechter.
This is the latest in a weekly series of talking points from CAP’s Doing What Works team showing how we can make smart budget decisions that boost government efficiency and effectiveness.
Sam Ungar and Donna Cooper explore how a new website used by the highway agency makes it easier to ensure that recovery funds flow almost entirely to American companies and workers—and urge other Department of Transportation offices to follow the FHWA’s lead.