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Hurricane drills catch local officials by surprise

Emergency response officials in Georgia say they were kept out of loop for preparedness exercises to be undertaken this month.

May 8, 2006 Leave a comment

House spending allocations clash with White House priorities

Foreign aid would see the steepest percentage cut from Bush's request, but would still get an increase over last year.

May 5, 2006 Leave a comment

Agencies' e-gov grades slump

Quarterly score card shows falling marks due to agencies’ inability to shift funds to key programs, administration says.

May 5, 2006 Leave a comment

Powell recalls State Department tech transformation

While he was Secretary of State, department replaced archaic with new machines and high-speed Internet access.

May 5, 2006 Leave a comment

Forest Service ends controversial fleet maintenance contract

Contract was the one of the first awards under May 2003 rules that sparked debate about employee appeal rights.

May 5, 2006 Leave a comment

Postal overhaul sponsors criticize proposed rate hike

Measure awaiting House-Senate negotiations would change the rate-setting process; decision on increase discouraged until bill is complete.

May 4, 2006 Leave a comment

House panel OKs tougher steps to control weapons costs

Committee’s version of defense authorization bill also includes a 2.7 percent across-the-board pay raise for the military.

May 4, 2006 Leave a comment

House committee rips lack of oversight in Katrina contracting

Agencies pledge to use better discretion, say more contingency deals have been awarded.

May 4, 2006 Leave a comment

Park Service to introduce new score card for parks

Tool is designed to prioritize budget increases, but is useful for performance comparisons, too.

May 4, 2006 Leave a comment

The Human Touch

It’s all right to be wrong.

May 3, 2006 Leave a comment