A Bush administration official says the recent political fight over competitive sourcing issues has not distracted the Office of Federal Procurement Policy from its traditional responsibilities.
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The White House has raised last-minute objections to measures governing federal job competitions in the conference report on the fiscal 2004 Transportation-Treasury budget bill, and may pressure lawmakers to alter the language.
Members of a House-Senate conference committee have agreed on a measure that would make it easier for federal employees to compete against private firms for their jobs.
Legislation that would protect hundreds of Justice Department employees from possible outsourcing earned a veto threat from the White House this week.