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Overhaul of emergency management system urged

Democrats call for removal of FEMA from Homeland Security, but DHS secretary resists calls for restructuring.

February 16, 2006 Leave a comment

Shopping Together

As agencies combine buying power, stragglers hurry to get on board.

February 15, 2006 Leave a comment

Report: DHS slow to enact border security recommendations

Implementation of security plans and privacy impact assessments are among neglected suggestions, GAO says.

February 15, 2006 Leave a comment

Senators grill Homeland Security chief over Katrina response

Chertoff admits preparations before the storm were inadequate and says he got conflicting information about damage from the hurricane.

February 15, 2006 Leave a comment

Food inspectors’ union rights reaffirmed

In first case of its kind, FLRA lets stand a decision to reinstate union representation stripped for national security reasons.

February 14, 2006 Leave a comment

Better training needed for emergency purchases, procurement chief says

Interagency contracts and procurement data will receive close scrutiny this year.

February 13, 2006 Leave a comment

Investigators detail fraud, waste in FEMA disaster assistance

Agency is no better prepared today for a large-scale disaster than it was last summer, DHS inspector general says.

February 13, 2006 Leave a comment

Pentagon shifts focus to results in pay-for-performance system

After a self-imposed delay, department marginalizes initial “benchmarks” concept.

February 13, 2006 Leave a comment

Panel supports recommendations to fine-tune small business contracting policies

Advisory group will recommend against cascading procurements.

February 10, 2006 Leave a comment

VA medical system earns high customer satisfaction ratings

Survey fails, however, to capture large number of veterans without access to care.

February 10, 2006 Leave a comment