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Budget cuts may prove difficult in election year

Lawmakers praise effort to slow entitlement growth, warn that stringent cuts in discretionary spending may be hard to swallow.

Unions devise ‘Plan B’ in Defense personnel challenge

Coalition of labor groups hires former FLRA general counsel to help develop alternative plan in case legal challenge to National Security Personnel System fails.

Report: VA uses faulty methods for savings calculations

Auditors find that savings projections and reports of actual savings cannot be substantiated.

Budget-cutting bill passes House again by narrow margin

Measure would trim the deficit by $39 billion over five years, largely through changes to student loan and entitlement programs.

Agencies show modest gains on management score card

Greatest improvements come in e-government initiatives.

Federal program performance up slightly, OMB reports

More than 70 percent of programs rated for the 2007 budget are deemed “adequate” or better.

White House to seek supplemental funding for war efforts, hurricane relief

Congress expecting requests for $70 billion more for wars, and $18 billion for hurricane relief.

Investigative agency earns fewer victories for employees

Critics say Office of Special Counsel has focused more on cutting case backlog than securing corrective action for improper personnel practices.

Systems Doctor

The VA chief information officer has more power than ever, but will it get IT back on track?

Bush pledges to eliminate 140 poor-performing programs

But president seeks expansion of Defense, Energy programs in State of Union address.