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Safavian: Advice to Abramoff did not cross line

Former GSA official says he never questioned trip costs, blames government ethics learning curve for some actions.

Lawmakers assail DHS personnel, grants practices

Members of House committee ask Chertoff how the department would handle decreased appropriations for its personnel reforms.

DHS trade processing system lacks realistic goals, GAO says

Agency says it will align and define program goals, benefits, business results and performance measures by July 1.

Pentagon to automate personnel management systems

One computerized system will make salary and benefits details easily accessible.

New Coast Guard chief discusses lessons learned from Katrina

Adm. Thad Allen says government is making progress establishing clear lines of command and communication for disaster response.

Army brass defies a costly trend by cutting London trip

Canceling travel is one of many penny-pinching moves the service plans to take until emergency spending bill is enacted.

Telework blamed in recent VA data loss

Analyst's ability to work from home is being used as a scapegoat, telework advocates say.

Level of pushback on personnel system surprising, DHS official says

Personnel chief also says he expects fast resolution to court case on labor relations aspects of the system.

Government continues to subsidize building in hurricane-prone areas

At the federal level, however, more thought is being given to discouraging development along high-risk stretches of coastline.

One sticking point removed in postal reform measure

Compromise version of bill will likely allow Postal Service partial access to escrow fund to pay for future employee health benefits and operating costs.