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Senator introduces contracting reform legislation

Bill would limit subcontracting, boost competition and transparency, and address acquisition workforce problems.

GSA weighing tiered fee structure for telecom contracts

Such an arrangement would allow agencies that receive fewer services to pay lower overhead.

Report: Emergency health officers strained for time to train

More than half of the officers who responded to the 2005 hurricanes lacked previous deployment experience, IG finds.

DHS seeks to expand information-sharing program

Involving more agencies would facilitate faster exchanges of knowledge about cyber-threats and attacks, official says.

Geographic Cure

The emergency medical system returns home, hopefully to better health.

Payouts to NASA contractors questioned

Officials have failed to tie award fees, which average 90 percent of the maximum amount allowed, to program outcomes, GAO finds.

Google moves ahead with plan to open up federal Web sites

Three government entities are now using a publicly available tool to make reams of information more accessible to Internet searchers.

Officials urge international collaboration to fight child pornography

Offenders are shifting away from pay-per-view sites to new networks, investigators say.

Lawmakers seek update on FBI probe of Los Alamos breach

Energy and Commerce Committee members also ask for views on aspects of the security clearance process at the Energy Department.

Budget formulation needs sharper tools than spreadsheets, scholars say

Offices increasingly are called upon to link budget, program performance and cost, creating a need for sophisticated technology.