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Appropriator open to keeping 2008 bills earmark-free

Full elimination of pet projects still under discussion; idea has prompted concern.

Defense procurement chief backs interagency contracts

Top acquisition official says department is looking both inside and out to meet its acquisition needs.

GOP lawmaker concerned about Justice staff departures

The firings of eight federal prosecutors last year will make it hard to attract top candidates to fill vacancies, senator says.

Agency officials say info security law falls short

The 2002 Federal Information Security Management Act fails to measure how secure agencies actually are, they say.

House panel probes latest DHS personnel overhaul

Lawmakers question whether Human Capital Operational Plan will address morale problems.

Bill would bar tax delinquents from federal contracting

OMB opposes measure, saying it would short-circuit suspension and debarment rules.

NIH officials say Bush budget threatens staff, research

Officials say they're already losing young scientists and cutting back on crucial research efforts.

OMB reports progress in IT management

Agencies are doing a better job planning technology investments, but more initiatives have been marked as needing high-level attention.

House panel questions plan to trim federal guards

Homeland Security official says proposal to rely on contract security personnel would refocus resources without diminishing protection.

Distance between best and worst agencies to work widens

Homeland Security Department remains near the bottom of the employee satisfaction rankings.