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Senate panel to give diploma mills the third degree

While investigating fake degree-granting institutions, GAO auditors obtained two diplomas under a Senate leader's name.

May 10, 2004 Leave a comment

Database firm rejects TSA's pre-screening approach

ChoicePoint CEO Derek Smith says the airline passenger pre-screening system in development is too much like the controversial Terrorism Information Awareness ...

May 10, 2004 Leave a comment

Agencies set security plan for high-profile events

An interagency working group grapples with how to handle events ranging from the dedication of the World War II memorial to the national political conventions.

May 7, 2004 Leave a comment

OMB backs congressional effort to review programs

An Office of Management and Budget official offers qualified support for base-closing style legislation aimed at killing poor-performing programs.

May 7, 2004 Leave a comment

VA offers plan to close hospitals, build clinics

VA Secretary Anthony Principi seeks billions of dollars for construction of outpatient facilities.

May 7, 2004 Leave a comment

House committee advances DHS financial accountability bill

Measure would require the creation of a chief financial officer at the Homeland Security Department.

May 6, 2004 Leave a comment

Leading vs. Managing

There's a big difference between the two, readers said in their reactions to last week's column.

May 5, 2004 Leave a comment

Coast Guard weighs changes to multibillion-dollar modernization deal

The service struggles to keep pace with homeland security demands.

May 5, 2004 Leave a comment

OPM puts security clearance merger plans on ice

Agency postpones absorbing Defense unit, a move that may have speeded up the security clearance process at the Pentagon.

May 5, 2004 Leave a comment

Draft postal overhaul bill draws criticism from mailers

The bill would not grant the agency the broad rate-setting freedom recommended by the President's Commission on the Postal Service.

May 4, 2004 Leave a comment