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Amelia Gruber

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Amelia Gruber
Amelia Gruber covered management and contracting for Government Executive for three years before becoming an editor. She also has worked as an editor at Roll Call newspaper and as a research assistant at the Urban Institute. She holds a bachelor’s degree from Carleton College, with a major in economics, and a master’s degree from the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University.

Stop Your Non-Mission-Critical Travel, White House Tells Federal Agencies

The Saturday memo to all federal agencies joins Friday's Defense Department stop-movement order.


Now It's Official: Furloughs Frustrate Defense Department Personnel

Differences implementing the cost saving measure across the services led to grumbling about morale and problems with retention inside the department. And don't expect it to end soon. By Amelia Gruber


The Percentage of Veterans Working for the Government Reaches a 20-Year High

Federal agencies have been making a big push to hire more veterans since November 2009, when President Obama ordered them to make it a priority. By Amelia Gruber


Pentagon To Provide Same-Sex Benefits Starting Next Month

The military will also allow troops to take leave to get married if they are stationed more than 100 miles from a state where same-sex marriage is legal. By Amelia Gruber