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Management Matters Podcast
National Academy of Public Administration Podcast, featuring experts on Public Administration Challenges....
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National Academy of Public Administration Announces 2021 Class of Academy Fellows
The National Academy of Public Administration has announced that 39 leaders in the field of public administration have been selected...
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NAPA Symposium Series on the Transformation of the IRS
The National Academy of Public Administration recently sponsored a series of 3 virtual, 90-minute forums that gathered experienced leaders and...

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A new forum wants to strengthen the ties among federal, state and local governments
Some problems are just too tough for the federal government alone to solve. The National Academy of Public Administration has long witnessed how federal, state, local and tribal governments often fail to coordinate with each other, even when tackling the country’s biggest problems. The academy this week launched a new effort to bring together experts from all levels of government. It’s called the Center for Intergovernmental Partnerships. Terry Gerton is NAPA’s president and CEO. She told Federal Drive with Tom Temin what drove the academy to create this new center.
The National Academy of Public Administration Releases Report on Employee Engagement for U.S. Secret Service
Academy Panel Outlines 48 Recommendations to Help USSS Build on Recent Progress WASHINGTON, D.C. – A Panel of the National Academy of Public Administration today released its report for the U.S. Secret Service (USSS), one of the country’s most critical law enforcement and national security agencies that carries out two distinct but integrated missions – protecting the country's top elected leaders and visiting foreign dignitaries, as well as investigating crimes against U.S. financial systems. The Panel report makes 48 recommendations for ways the USSS can build on recent progress.


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