1.) “Daily Dose: Another Government Shutdown?” by Jeff Ribeira,
When the threat of a government shutdown came to light in February, GovLoopers were clearly concerned. They debated whether or not they believed the government would resolve its differences by the spring, launching this Daily Dose into the top spot by far.
3.) “Daily Dose: Boxers, Briefs, or Ballistics?” by Jeff Ribeira,
This spring the Pentagon started investing in new undergarments for US troops in Afghanistan that would protect them from small particles and fragments from minor blasts. This launched a debate of whether or not this was smart government spending.
Tech savvy govies were moving en masse from their public service jobs, and heading west to work for social media giants and other tech based companies. The community discussed whether or not government jobs were becoming glorified internships, or starting points for jobs in the public sector.