But Government Reform Committee members strike provision requiring that head of proposed Federal Acquisition Service be a political appointee.
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Duncan Hunter, R-Calif., is concerned about skyrocketing costs of weapons systems due to addition of specific requirements to programs.
Officials urged to include Coast Guard and Secret Service in October 2004 policy.
Rep. Tom Davis, R-Va., questions whether agency has the capacity to manage huge initiatives in the midst of a restructuring effort.
Advocates say Javits-Wagner-O'Day program saves taxpayers' money while providing jobs for people with severe disabilities.
Three experienced pilots die during training flight in a remote area of California national forest.
Administrator Stephen A. Perry believes agencies should allow GSA to satisfy their procurement needs.
Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., says Davis-Bacon Act prevailing wage provisions protect workers from "unscrupulous contractors."
Proposal would codify use of earned value management technique.
Officials say move would save $300,000 annually.