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OMB chief tells agencies to ignore earmarks not written into law

The fiscal 2007 full-year funding measure for domestic agencies signed into law Thursday by President Bush contains no new earmarks.

Interior IG: Senior execs 'immune' from punishment

Rank-and-file employees are disciplined more strictly and more often than their supervisors, investigator tells lawmakers.

Senate clears final spending measure for domestic agencies

Bill would allow the Social Security Administration to escape furloughs; falls short of Bush’s request for military base realignment.

New FOIA reform legislation expected soon

Measure may look like past bills, which would have required stricter enforcement of 20-day deadline for responding to information requests.

Whistleblower, ethics measures advance in House

Comparable Senate legislation awaits consideration at the committee level.

Let a Thousand Flowers Bloom

But until a rose is a rose in every database, government agencies won't be able to share pruning tips -- or much else.

State Department may switch to Pentagon’s health IT system

Agreement will allow military personnel treated at embassies to have continuous medical records, and will facilitate better, cheaper care.

Federal Protective Service may cut hundreds of police jobs

Memo indicates agency also plans to reduce weekend and night hours, decrease frequency of risk assessments for some buildings.

Better planning urged for disaster loan program

New Senate bill would require SBA to address the problem and stabilize program funding.

IRS chief cites progress toward closing tax gap

Agency has to be careful to balance the need for compliance with additional burdens placed on taxpayers, commissioner tells lawmakers.