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Homeland Security gets help strengthening financial controls

PricewaterhouseCoopers wins contract worth up to $42 million to help address systemic accounting problems.

Senators demand classified briefing on ports deal

Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff says he will be personally involved in new review of U.S. port operations sale.

Judge overturns Defense labor relations reforms

Decision echoes August ruling in case involving challenge to Homeland Security system.

Court rules that IRS inappropriately outsourced mailroom work

Agency and union have 30 days to file proposals for a remedy.

Growth in earmarks limits agencies’ flexibility

Increase has been driven by the budget-neutral practice of directing agencies where to spend money, without boosting funding.

GAO: Feds lack data on emergency response grants

Investment justifications now required for urban area security grants provide more information on state spending, official says.

GAO declines to hear protest of Walter Reed competitive sourcing decision

Agency official lacked standing to challenge job contests started prior to January 2005, decision states.

Panel backs enhanced oversight of interagency contracting

Preliminary recommendations direct OMB to provide oversight, but leave authority over the contracts with agencies.

The Trust Factor

Employees who are kept out of the loop feel betrayed and become less productive.

GSA launches review of acquisition rules

Goals include streamlining internal regulations, eliminating duplication with governmentwide rules and reducing burden on small firms.