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Air Force Chief of Staff Norton Schwartz called the slip-up a “profound disappointment.”

Officials ousted from tanker program for mishandling information

The two companies vying for the contract each received a one-page document intended for the other.

Senate approves Native American, black farmer settlements

House majority leader says he will bring the measure to the floor for a vote soon.

Ex-NASA chief of staff sentenced to 41 months in prison

Courtney Stadd directed a $600,000 contract to a university that subcontracted with his consulting firm.

EADS: Mistaken data release won’t scuttle tanker contest

Contractor is giving Pentagon benefit of the doubt that an advertent release of sensitive information to its rival won't disrupt competition.

Navy watches clock on littoral ship plan

Adm. Gary Roughead says it could be a challenge to obtain congressional authorization to proceed by Dec. 14, when current contract proposals expire.

Analysis: OMB's five-prong strategy could rescue IT procurement

Plan includes career-track program to speed project approval and improve management.

Senate confirms Lew as OMB director

Move comes after Sen. Mary Landrieu, D-La., lifts hold on nomination.

Alaska native contracting bill introduced in House

Move comes day after Senate measure is unveiled.

Airports weigh Republican's proposal to ditch TSA screeners

Rep. John Mica of Florida is calling for the replacement of federal employee screeners with private contractors.

Panel faults agencies on notification of secret activities

The committee examined 16 instances, spanning three administrations.

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