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Protest of Iraq security contract denied

Security services firm Dyncorp took issue with controversial $293 million award to British company.

E-mails prompt requests for probe of Air Force secretary

Air Force official allegedly made promises in exchange for OMB support of a controversial proposal to lease 100 Boeing tankers.

Los Alamos director expects operations to resume next month

University of California advisory panel urges school to bid to continue to operating Energy facilities.

House votes to curtail job competitions

Lawmakers support a House member in his second attempt to force the Bush administration back to the drawing board.

Agencies urged to conduct to extensive analyses of purchases

GAO recommends agencies adopt a popular private sector analysis method to help lower the cost of goods and services.

EEOC approves plan for national customer service center

Under the proposal endorsed by three of four commissioners, a contractor would set up and run the center.

GSA upgrades purchasing Web site

New system allows buyers to search by category, which may shorten buying time.

House lawmaker to renew challenge of job competition rules

Democrat is again introducing language that would force Bush administration to rethink competitive sourcing guidelines.

Democrats discuss potential obstacles to oversight of Iraq contracts

Concerns raised over contractor’s role in maintaining a central database of government purchase information.

Senator renews attacks on revised version of job competition rules

Senate panel supports a measure to repeal the revised version of Circular A-76, the Bush administration’s rule book on competitive sourcing.