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The 7 Agencies Where Contract Spending Sped Up Despite the Sequester

Overall spending was down 11 percent last year, but seven agencies bucked the trend. Read moreApril 22, 2014Leave a comment

The Department of Education saw a 27 percent increase. The Department of Education saw a 27 percent increase. Wikimedia
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Postal Service Woes

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Budget Cuts Bring 11 Percent Decline in Contract Spending for 2013 arrowAnnual Bloomberg study shows rising awards from three departments despite ...

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The IRS Gave $1 Million in Bonuses to Employees Who Didn’t Pay Their Taxes arrowDrug users, credit card cheats also received performance awards.

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Smithsonian Boosts Hipster Credentials to Save Endangered Species arrowNational Zoo enlists indie band to make rare recording.

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Excellence in Government

You're Looking for Help in All the Wrong Places arrowBad things can happen when you seek out like minds for advice.

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Budget and Personnel Cuts Have Hurt the IRS arrowSignificant reductions in employee training at the agency also are a concern, watchdog finds.

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Army Denies It Will Lay Off 3,000 Officers to Meet Force Reduction Goals arrowService could instead rely on retirements and fewer enlistments.

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Obama Tries Once Again to Pivot Toward Asia arrowPresident Obama has begun a weeklong trip to Asia, attempting to continue an effort to step up ...

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U.S. Forces in Afghanistan May Be Significantly Reduced arrowOfficials have said that the troop count in Afghanistan could “drop well below ...

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Excellence in Government

Why Alignment of Staff and Manager Satisfaction Scores Matter arrowIf employees and bosses view your agency differently, it's harder to drive ...

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China Is Setting up Covert Spy Networks in US and Australian Universities arrowThe ever-rising droves of Chinese people studying abroad is ...

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How the Bush Family Went From Hated to Hipster arrowBetween socks, biking, and bather-selfie paintings, the Bushes know how to make people forget ...

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