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Yearlong funding measure won’t rely on current formula

Joint House-Senate group will set spending levels; agencies will likely have an opportunity to appeal for more money.

December 13, 2006 Leave a comment

GSA, Defense reach agreement on acquisition policies

GSA will not hold Pentagon funds over from one fiscal year to another, in keeping with Defense legal interpretations.

December 12, 2006 Leave a comment

IG urges Customs officials to better use intelligence

Procedures for dealing with high-risk cargo shipments need tweaking, investigators say.

December 12, 2006 Leave a comment

EPA officials defend library closures, tout benefits of digitization

Internal documents urge officials to move slowly in disposal of library materials; furniture sale in Chicago netted just $350.

December 12, 2006 Leave a comment

New House panel will oversee information policy

Watchdogs predict changes will place a higher priority on questions of access, classification and freedom of information.

December 12, 2006 Leave a comment

Report: Dems should address rail security, grants process

Analysis also recommends oversight of biometric passports and stronger diplomacy.

December 11, 2006 Leave a comment

House, Senate pass landmark postal reform measure

Bill shifts burden of paying retirement benefits earned by postal workers during years they were in military service from Postal Service to Treasury Department.

December 10, 2006 Leave a comment

Congress restores tenure of IG for Iraq reconstruction

President’s signature will extend oversight by highly successful audit office.

December 8, 2006 Leave a comment

Congress to take up new measure to keep agencies open

Latest continuing resolution will prevent government shutdown until Feb. 15, as lawmakers continue to debate fiscal 2007 spending bills.

December 8, 2006 Leave a comment

DHS agency urged to continue retention bonus program

Nominee to become the department’s next management chief told lawmakers he will look into the issue.

December 8, 2006 Leave a comment