The Troubled State of the Federal Public Service

Light, P.C.
House Government Reform Subcommittee on Civil Service Census and Agency Organization

The United States cannot win the war on terrorism or rebuild homeland security without a fully dedicated federal civil service. Unfortunately, federal employees report that both the quality of their work life and their level of job satisfaction have declined since September 11. Fewer federal employees are coming to work for the right reasons, even fewer feel their agencies are providing the tools and training to do their jobs well, and even fewer still believe that their organizations are doing a good job at delivering programs and services

Wagner Faculty