Posts Tagged: budgets

A Place to Look for State Financial Transparency…For Now

As state governments move toward total financial transparency, there is at least one place to look for information on how the states are doing in providing constituents with data on where money is being spent and what results are being achieved with the investment. Earlier blog posts have elaborated on the current ‘shortcomings’ of stateRead… Read more » does away with blog comments – Plus the 7 Gov stories

On GovLoop Insights’ DorobekINSIDER: Shutdown, furloughs, pay cuts – oh my! Last year was basically Groundhog Day for feds, each day an endless cycle of bad news – at least, that’s what it felt like. But how bad was it, really? A new survey tries to capture the data. We take a look. You canRead… Read more »

Pssst! Guess What – Most People Don’t Trust Government – Plus the 7 Gov Stories

On GovLoop Insights’ DorobekINSIDER: “You have to know when to hold ‘em, know when to fold ‘em and know when to walk away.” Kenny Roggers wasn’t just talking about love in his 1980 classic song “The Gambler” — he was also talking about poor performers. Insights from the Partnership for Public Service’s Tom Fox. YouRead… Read more »

USPS to Overhaul Retirements – Plus the 7 Gov Stories

On GovLoop Insights’ DorobekINSIDER: The government workforce is living in the time of World War II. The current general schedule classification and pay system was designed when Harry Truman was president. We talked with Jeff Neal to get some insights on what to do going forward. You can find all of our programs online: DorobekINSIDER.comRead… Read more »

The State of the Federal Workforce – Plus the 7 Gov Stories

On GovLoop Insights’ DorobekINSIDER: Are you and your boss on the same page? If you work in the federal government, the answer is likely no. We look how to bridge the disparity with Deloitte’s David Dye and Shawn Morris. You can find all of our programs online: and GovLoop Insights at But upRead… Read more »

During Public Service Recognition Week, it’s all about the Sammies finalists – Plus 7 Gov Stories

On GovLoop Insights’ DorobekINSIDER: We talk about innovation all the time on the DorobekINSIDER. Innovative apps. Innovative procurements. Innovative technology. But we rarely highlight innovative people who are doing things differently. The Partnership for Public Service operates the Excellence in Government Fellows Program. It’s a leadership development opportunity for GS-14 and 15s that prepares leadersRead… Read more »