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Smithsonian problems include $2.5 billion maintenance, repair list

High-profile members of the institution's oversight board may not be able to put in the necessary time and attention, senator says.

Dems support expansion of GAO, but question affordability

Head of the audit agency says budget boost would help with heavier workload and allow projects beyond issuing reports.

Management of tax fraud detection system improves

Regular meetings with stakeholders and contractors help ensure tasks are on schedule and risks are addressed, IG finds.

NASA chief asks lawmakers for more workforce flexibilities

Agency would like to be able to offer permanent employees incentives to switch to temporary status.

Senator probes NASA software procurement

Failure to re-bid a $5.2 million contract has a high-ranking finance panel member questioning the agency's acquisition practices.

Lawmakers aim to settle on budget blueprint soon

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.

Union leader advocates more resources for IRS, better use

Agency budget contains legislative proposals aimed at taking a $29 billion bite into the tax gap over 10 years.

Reported drop in free tax e-filings revives criticisms

Though participation in program is decreasing, the IRS reports that complaints are down to one per every 2,193 returns.

Intelligence agency employees praise 'performance culture'

But survey shows intelligence community is “still not good enough” in dealing with poor performers.

Bush sidesteps Congress to appoint labor relations, regulatory nominees

Recess appointment brings a Democrat to three-person board adjudicating disputes between unions and agencies.