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Congress will likely approve military base closings in 2005 and, for the first time, require that some Energy Department facilities be reviewed for shuttering, according to congressional and industry sources.
Privatizing the space shuttle program is one of several management reforms the Bush administration is considering for NASA, President Bush’s pick to lead the space agency told Congress Friday.
The board that runs the federal Thrift Savings Plan cannot sue a contractor over a failed computer system modernization, a federal judge has ruled. The board is appealing the ruling.
The government has little to show for a two-year effort aimed at “rightsizing” the federal workforce serving overseas, the General Accounting Office has found. But the Bush administration may force a reshuffling of civil servants abroad in coming years.
The Supreme Court Tuesday abandoned its plan to rule on a major challenge to federal agencies' affirmative action programs.