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Public service academy proposal gains lawmakers’ ears

The free four-year undergraduate education would require a five-year service commitment.

House Democrats seek more money for rail, mass transit security

Citing Homeland Security Committee report, lawmakers assail Bush administration priorities.

Feds displaced by flooding offered use of telework centers

Month-long closure of IRS headquarters prompts GSA to open its 14 telework centers to affected employees at no charge.

Defense Department seeks input on military mail overhaul

Push for transformational, end-to-end solution could result in public-private job competition.

Lawmakers seek details on DHS plans for detainee surge

Possibility of using cruise ships to hold illegal immigrants raises concerns about expense and waste, the legislators say.

Keeping Up With Procurement

By any count, government has too few acquisition pros.

House steps up telework requirements at several agencies

Agencies would face financial penalties if they fail to increase the number of employees eligible to work away from the office.

House agrees to provision limiting competitive sourcing

After three years of House passage but defeat later in the legislative process, language’s chances of enactment are unclear.

House loosens claims policy for debt-ridden flood program

Congress already has allowed FEMA to borrow $20.8 billion from the Treasury to pay claims from hurricanes Katrina and Rita.

VA info security chief says he had impossible task

Pedro Cadenas, who abruptly resigned his post, says in more than three years on job, he lacked authority to make substantive changes.