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The Transportation Department has decided its air traffic control operations are no longer inherently governmental work, a move that could lead to eventual outsourcing of such operations.
The Government Printing Office has offered to cut the cost of printing the federal budget by 23 percent to prevent the Bush administration from contracting out the job.
The Defense Department is crafting legislation that could provide wide-ranging flexibility in personnel and management rules, similar to authority enjoyed by the Homeland Security Department.
The White House considered giving agencies much more time to complete public-private job competitions before choosing a 12-month deadline.