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IRS announces first contracts for debt collection work

Contractors will be subject to strict background, training and operating guidelines, agency says.

March 9, 2006 Leave a comment

Pentagon to civilians: get departmentwide experience

Under new initiative, managers and executives will need to work in various organizations to compete for high-level jobs.

March 9, 2006 Leave a comment

Forget About Perks

Federal executives should seek no greater reward than honest, humble service.

March 8, 2006 Leave a comment

Push to restore FEMA independence questioned

DHS inspector general cautions against simply "transferring the problem."

March 8, 2006 Leave a comment

Senators critical of Energy Department’s nuclear weapons spending

Lawmakers express concerns about efficiency, signal they are considering a funding cut.

March 8, 2006 Leave a comment

DHS official says next FEMA chief needs credentials

Emergency management experience could come from a variety of jobs, including law enforcement and firefighting, preparedness chief says.

March 8, 2006 Leave a comment

Homeland Security grapples with management vacancies

Several senior management positions are open, notably ones critical to disaster response and terrorism prevention.

March 7, 2006 Leave a comment

AFGE takes vote of ‘no confidence’ in Defense leadership

Union officials say Pentagon should abandon contested labor relations plan and collaborate on new measures.

March 7, 2006 Leave a comment

Mineta rules out imposing general aviation user fees

At hearing on transportation budget, lawmaker opposes proposal to turn over decision-making to a third party if there is an impasse in FAA labor negotiations.

March 7, 2006 Leave a comment

Ex-FEMA director: Restore agency's independence

In an interview, Michael Brown says disaster response agency gets “short shrift” next to the Homeland Security Department’s anti-terrorism activities.

March 6, 2006 Leave a comment