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Federal spending on conferences soars

Sen. Tom Coburn, R-Okla., says agency expeditures on attending events have grown by about 70 percent in five years.

Report: Agencies making little progress in tracking real property

Inventory identifies $9 billion in unneeded buildings.

Pentagon’s business transformation effort moves forward

Agency created to bring Defense modernization programs under one roof unveils organizational structure and first budget request.

OMB touts progress at reducing improper payments

Agencies saved $7.8 billion in fiscal 2005 by reducing payment errors.

DHS expects companies will have to verify workers’ immigration status

Department requests funding boost for Citizenship and Immigration Services in anticipation of new requirement.

More requests to cut programs enacted, but some remain a tough sell

Congress is still reluctant to let some programs go, even if they are unable to show results.

Bush calls for 2.2 percent pay raise in 2007

In break with previous proposals, president seeks same increase for military service members and civilian employees.

DHS budget emphasizes immigration reform, border security

Fiscal 2007 request also includes increases for efforts to detect weapons of mass destruction.

President's budget seeks to rein in discretionary spending

Fiscal 2007 proposal promises continued focus on results and recommends significant cuts to 141 programs.

More R&D spending proposed, earmarks criticized

Overall science funding request is flat, but non-defense R&D nevertheless would be boosted 1.9 percent.