A bipartisan group of senators assailed a Bush administration plan to let private firms bid on thousands of federal jobs Wednesday, saying the measure could hamper federal recruiting efforts and weaken the civil service.
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The Transportation Security Administration has picked a recruiting firm to hire more than 30,000 baggage screeners and issued a pay range for the new workers.
A rotating group of about 100 senior civilian federal managers, mostly from the career ranks, has staffed a “shadow government” since Sept. 11 to ensure the continuity of government operations in the event of a catastrophic attack on Washington.