Lisa Rein

ReporterWashington, D.C.


By jumpstarting the security clearance process with hard copy questionnaires, authorities hope to minimizes delays to an already burdened system

  • Jul 3, 2015

About 15 percent of the 4.2 million active and former employees whose information may be compromised have signed up for credit protection services

  • Jul 2, 2015

A Supreme Court ruling two years ago allowed the government to extend benefits to federal workers in same-sex marriages, but excluded veterans

  • Jul 2, 2015

The sentencing of Jeffrey Neely is the final chapter in the GSA spending scandal that changed government operations.

  • Jul 1, 2015

Acting Inspector General Richard Griffin’s office was accused by Congress and whistleblowers of protecting VA from criticism.

  • Jun 30, 2015

Federal agencies must report annually to Congress on their computer security efforts

  • Jun 30, 2015

The attorney stepping in for the board’s top lawyer, who is under investigation, is suing the board.

  • Jun 26, 2015

The White House’s chief information officer told senators that the OPM chief is “working really hard and doing the right thing” to address the Chinese hack.

  • Jun 25, 2015

IRS and Treasury officials who interpreted the four words at the crux of the Supreme Court challenge to Obamacare eventually realized that the environment had become highly charged.

  • Jun 25, 2015

Members of Congress at a hearing questioned the speed of the deal and the viability of the contractor.

  • Jun 24, 2015
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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.
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