In a major shift in how the White House is pursuing its government reform effort, Bush administration officials have set a deadline of July 1, 2004, for agencies to meet new performance targets.
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While the House rushes a bill to the floor this week that would give the Defense Department wide latitude to overhaul its civilian personnel system, the measure’s ultimate fate may rest on two senators’ ability to forge a consensus on the issue.
Lt. Gen. Steven Blum, head of the National Guard Bureau, announced Friday that the 466,000-member institution will soon begin a wide-ranging reorganization that will affect personnel in every state, territory and the District of Columbia.
After lengthy debate, the House Armed Services Committee approved a $400.5 billion Defense authorization bill that would give the Pentagon broad new powers to manage its civilian workforce.