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OMB boasts progress in eliminating government waste

In a report to lawmakers released Tuesday, the Bush administration touted agencies' progress at spending taxpayer dollars more efficiently.

May 4, 2004 Leave a comment

Los Alamos steps up purchase card oversight

Los Alamos is taking steps to prevent purchase card fraud similar to that exposed by two whistleblowers in the fall of 2002, according to Energy Department ...

May 3, 2004 Leave a comment

Foodborne illnesses decline; federal role credited

Since 1996, when three agencies set up a system to track diseases transmitted through food, the incidence of such illnesses has dropped sharply.

April 30, 2004 Leave a comment

Senate panel votes to end diversion of patent fees

Without a whisper of dissent, the Senate Judiciary Committee endorsed Thursday a House bill that raises fees for the Patent and Trademark Office and lets the ...

April 29, 2004 Leave a comment

It's a Zoo

The debut of our new interactive column looks at the effort to bring coherent management to the National Zoo.

April 28, 2004 Leave a comment

Lawmakers push bill to improve charge-card shopping

Legislation is designed to help government purchase cardholders spend more wisely and get bigger discounts.

April 28, 2004 Leave a comment