Department will use GSA contracts to fill telecom needs.
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Critics say plan is based on a potentially dangerous business model.
Union officials worry OMB is pressuring the Forest Service to meet numerical targets.
Defense secretary working with OMB to restore funding during fiscal 2007 and fiscal 2008 budget cycles.
Space agency expects to conserve millions with a central administrative center.
Rider attached to supplemental spending bill could water down Energy Department standards for compliance with federal small business contracting requirements.
But Government Reform Committee members strike provision requiring that head of proposed Federal Acquisition Service be a political appointee.
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.