Lisa Rein

ReporterWashington, D.C.

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The accumulation of misdeeds described by the Commerce Department watchdog also included a layover in Paris, partly funded by taxpayers.

  • Sep 2, 2015

Officials pledged to improve their response to the theft of some of the government’s most sensitive data

  • Sep 2, 2015

  • Sep 1, 2015

Culture clashes between veterans and civilians who didn’t serve are partly to blame for veterans’ relatively short tenure in government

  • Sep 1, 2015

VA officials told auditors they don’t know why hospitals are doing fewer investigations of preventable medical errors.

  • Aug 31, 2015

The government is rolling out new digital tools like this to improve the public’s notoriously frustrating experience dealing with federal agencies

  • Aug 28, 2015

Even the Department of Veterans Affairs, traditionally a draw for former troops, lost a little more than a quarter of its veterans within two years.

  • Aug 28, 2015

The debate over who should stay in public housing keeps heating up.

  • Aug 27, 2015

The federal program, which helps low-income teenagers train for jobs, is beset by violence, investigators say

  • Aug 27, 2015

Katherine Archuleta had been under fire since the breaches of government databases were first made public in June.

  • Jul 10, 2015
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About
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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