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Byline: Jason Miller
Jack Brooks, the 80-year-old former Texas congressman, is still as spirited and sharp-tongued as he was when he dressed-down agency executives appearing before his House Government Operations Committee. The audience chuckled at his recollections Wednesday night when he accepted Post Newsweek Tech Media's award as civilian executive of the last 20 years at a gala ceremony in Washington.
"I feel proud to see all these people making more money than I ever imagined, and their success is my reward," Brooks said. "I wanted the government to be on the leading-edge of technology, and it is."
The Brooks Act of …