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GSA official nominated to be federal procurement chief

The White House announced Tuesday that David Safavian, chief of staff at the General Services Administration, is President Bush's nominee to be the next federal procurement administrator.

FAA bill allowing privatization passes on close House vote

After a struggle lasting for months, the House voted Thursday to approve a Federal Aviation Administration reauthorization measure over objections from Democrats and concern from some Republicans that the bill would allow the privatization of air traffic control towers.

Biggest reconstruction contractors are GOP donors

A small number of U.S. companies and individuals who are major contributors to President Bush and the Republican party have earned about $8 billion in post-war reconstruction contracts in Afghanistan and Iraq, according to a study released Thursday.

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