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Lawmakers target job competitions at two agencies

Members of Congress launched fresh efforts to halt public-private job competitions at the Agriculture Department and National Park Service Thursday, as Bush administration officials tried to fend off congressional assaults on the competitive sourcing initiative.

OMB vows to fight efforts to derail competitive sourcing

Federal procurement chief Angela Styles vowed Tuesday to fight congressional attempts to block the administration’s competitive sourcing initiative.

Union sues Bush administration over new job competition rules

The National Treasury Employees Union is suing the Bush administration over new rules for putting federal jobs up for competition with private firms, alleging the revised Office of Management and Budget Circular A-76 violates federal law.

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