The Agency for International Development plans to use outside firms, rather than its own employees, to provide oversight of huge Iraq reconstruction contracts.
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The Homeland Security Department has created a new office to monitor compliance with the visa process and refer violations to border enforcement agents.
While the House rushes a bill to the floor this week that would give the Defense Department wide latitude to overhaul its civilian personnel system, the measure’s ultimate fate may rest on two senators’ ability to forge a consensus on the issue.
Lt. Gen. Steven Blum, head of the National Guard Bureau, announced Friday that the 466,000-member institution will soon begin a wide-ranging reorganization that will affect personnel in every state, territory and the District of Columbia.