House and Senate are close on discretionary spending, with a likely outcome to be overall spending in the $20 billion range above the White House request.
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Agency budget contains legislative proposals aimed at taking a $29 billion bite into the tax gap over 10 years.
Though participation in program is decreasing, the IRS reports that complaints are down to one per every 2,193 returns.
But survey shows intelligence community is “still not good enough” in dealing with poor performers.
Recess appointment brings a Democrat to three-person board adjudicating disputes between unions and agencies.
Union members at new Federal Acquisition Service will be protected in terms of transfers, evaluations and position descriptions; training also included.
In a speech at the Excellence in Government conference, Deputy Secretary of State John Negroponte expresses optimism about the future leadership of security agencies.
There’s a reason people keep making the same mistakes.
Median response times at agencies range from less than 10 days to more than 100, auditors find.
Agency official says public-private competitions in 2006 are expected to generate $800 million in savings over five years.