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Eric Katz

Eric Katz
Eric Katz writes about federal agency operations and management. His deep coverage of Veterans Affairs, Homeland Security, the Environmental Protection Agency and U.S. Postal Service has earned him frequent guest spots on national radio and television news programs. Eric joined Government Executive in the summer of 2012 and previously worked for The Financial Times. He is a graduate of The George Washington University.
Management

SWAMP Act Would Use Bidding Process to Push Federal Agency HQs Outside D.C.

“There’s no reason why the Department of Agriculture has to be in the District of Columbia when it could be located in Indiana or another heartland state,” according to Indiana Congressman Luke Messer.

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EPA Employees Responsible for Colo. Mine Disaster Will Not Face Criminal Charges

An internal EPA report acknowledged employees missed some warning signs and failed to take certain precautions to prevent the spill, but ultimately found the blowout was “likely inevitable” due to built up pressurization.

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Utah Lawmakers Look to Strip Federal Land Management Agencies of Law Enforcement Authority

“Federal agencies do not enjoy the same level of trust and respect as local law enforcement that are deeply rooted in local communities,” a joint statement says.