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Secret Service agent is man behind convention security curtain

Special Agent Scott Sheafe has spent 13 months in Boston overseeing security preparations for the first post-9/11 political convention.

Partisan fissures continue to stall homeland authorization bill

A plan to mark up parts of the bill that enjoyed bipartisanship before the August break was stymied.

Agencies criticized for overclassifying information

9/11 commission report recommends government share more information, but new study finds classification costs increased $1 billion in a year.

OPM opens USAJOBS Web site to competition

Agency wants bids by the end of August from firms interested in operating the official government employment portal.

Lawmakers, analysts weigh new audit requirements for agencies

Sarbanes-Oxley standards for private companies would add a another layer for federal agencies, in response to corporate accounting scandals.

Senior executive corps to see base salary increases

Agencies must implement new performance evaluation systems for Senior Executive Service members.

House, Senate send Defense appropriations bill to president

$417.5 billion measure cuts $1.6 billion from President Bush's budget request.

Senator seeks reasons for archivist's dismissal

Sen. Carl Levin, D-Mich., wants to know why the White House dismissed John Carlin as head of the National Archives.

Congress approves bill to boost Coast Guard funding, hiring

The fiscal 2005 spending bill increases active-duty Coast Guard personnel from 37,000 to 45,500.

Contractors contend spending bill would stifle competition

The $417.5 billion defense bill would extend provisions on outsourcing Pentagon civilian personnel jobs.