- The Federal Diary
- Joe Davidson writes the Federal Diary, a column about the federal workplace that celebrated its 80th birthday in November 2012. Davidson previously was an assistant city editor at The Washington Post and a Washington and foreign correspondent with The Wall Street Journal, where he covered federal agencies and political campaigns.
The shutdown is over, but federal employee morale still suffers
By Joe Davidson, Published: October 21 E-mail the writer
The partial government shutdown ended Thursday, but it opened a slow-healing wound that has corroded trust and confidence in the political process and Sam’s ability to stay on the job.
Shutdown damages Republicans, with plenty of pain to go around
It also seriously infected employee morale.
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