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Questions arise over GSA chief and contracting irregularities

House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Henry Waxman, D-Calif., launches an investigation.

Questions remain about measure to fund agencies until October

Democrats plan to give most domestic agencies the amount enacted for last year, leaving about $3 billion to redirect to programs in need.

Lawmaker asks overseers to agree on meaning of ‘waste’

Common definition would be precursor to estimating wasteful spending on Iraq reconstruction.

Commissioner leaves SSA after six years

Jo Anne Barnhart focused on reforming the disability claims process.

Senators take new look at Interior royalties blunder

Issue revolves around Minerals Management Service failure to include price thresholds for royalty payments in leases granted in 1998 and 1999.

Senators reintroduce Amtrak funding legislation

The House blocked a similar bill in 2005, but supporters say the measure has a better chance of passage with Democrats in control.

Defense reluctant to share data on Iraqi troop readiness

GAO chief says the information would help lawmakers engage in constructive oversight.

Lawmakers call on TSA to step up inspections of private planes

A larger staff may be necessary to oversee general aviation, which accounts for three-quarters of U.S. flights.

GSA launches effort to streamline contracting process

Multiple Award Schedule Express Program seeks to cut time it takes companies to get on lists of approved contractors.

Employees report more respect for managers than senior leaders

Most respondents to governmentwide survey said they like their jobs and think their work is important; results are largely unchanged from two years ago.