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House conservatives prepare attack on earmarks

Appropriators have been quick to point out that total earmarks are down in the first few fiscal 2007 appropriations bills, compared with last year.

May 16, 2006 Leave a comment

Justice agency, union reach telework agreement

About 750 Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives employees will have greater flexibility to work away from the office under new policy.

May 15, 2006 Leave a comment

TSA plan to charge port workers for ID cards draws fire

Plan to gather as much as $118 million from workers may be challenged in public hearings.

May 15, 2006 Leave a comment

Lawmakers deny DHS extra funding for personnel system

Unions ask Congress to strip funding completely in an effort to halt human resources overhaul.

May 15, 2006 Leave a comment

Legislative provision would benefit Postal Service competitors

Provision is in House version of postal reform bill; White House has threatened veto over language on veterans' pensions in both the House- and Senate-passed ...

May 15, 2006 Leave a comment

GOP to put caps on individual spending bills

Approach has been used only four times in the history of the 1974 Budget Act, most recently in 1996.

May 15, 2006 Leave a comment

Boeing may pay $615 million to close federal contracting investigations

Darleen Druyun investigation among those that would be ended; senior execs at company would avoid prosecution.

May 15, 2006 Leave a comment

Pentagon to track sexual assault responses

Victims will have option of keeping information confidential, and system will not track medical information.

May 12, 2006 Leave a comment

Report recommends better management of contracting technical staff

Agencies should formally delegate responsibilities to technical side of contracting teams, enhance training, MSPB says.

May 12, 2006 Leave a comment

Defense agency unsure when clearance processing will resume

As applications remain stalled, the need for already-cleared workers swells.

May 12, 2006 Leave a comment