Lisa Rein
Reporter

Lisa Rein covers the federal workforce and issues that concern the management of government. At the Post, she has written about state politics and government in Annapolis, Md. and Richmond, Va., local government in Fairfax County, Va. and the redevelopment of Washington and its neighborhoods.

She was previously a reporter for the New York Daily News, where she covered former Mayor Rudy Giuliani and the city’s colorful taxi industry. Before crossing the Hudson River, she chronicled Asian immigration to Northern New Jersey for The Record of Hackensack. Lisa started her daily newspaper career at The Patriot-Ledger in Quincy, Ma., where one of the biggest scandals of the late 1980s was the gold spray-painting by vandals of Plymouth Rock. She grew up in Boston and graduated from Wesleyan University in Middletown, Connecticut.

Latest by Lisa Rein

D.C. area’s new distinction: Most late mail deliveries

D.C. area’s new distinction: Most late mail deliveries

More than two-thirds of the time, carriers are still working after 5. And those in N.Va. have problems, too.

Is your mail coming late? Service cuts are to blame.

Is your mail coming late? Service cuts are to blame.

Almost two-thirds of D.C.-area letter carriers are delivering the mail after 5 p.m., audit finds.

U.S. probes Chinese hack aimed at federal workers’ data

U.S. probes Chinese hack aimed at federal workers’ data

Officials say no personal data appears to have been taken; information was encrypted.

Federal hiring hits nine-year low; fiscal pressures cited

Getting a federal job is getting harder as hiring declines