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Furloughed Transportation workers receive back pay

CBO says back pay for two days of furlough will cost $1 million.

Pentagon chief Robert Gates wants a stronger acquisition workforce.

Defense shapes savvier shoppers

Acquisition university faces the challenge of training thousands of new procurement professionals.

Pentagon to rebid Afghan police training contract

Earlier this year, GAO blocked Army’s plan to pivot the work to an existing Defense contract.

Lawmakers announce initiative to increase diversity on Capitol Hill

After years of focusing on diversity in federal agencies, Congress looks in the mirror.

Junior senator becomes latest Republican to reject earmarks

Sen. Bob Corker, R-Tenn., says though earmarks represent a small fraction of the overall budget, the process is "fundamentally flawed and lacks oversight."

Decision to mark up budget blueprint could come next week

Democrats might decide to forgo a five-year budget resolution and simply tackle discretionary spending for fiscal 2011.


OMB raises cap on executive pay costs in federal contracts

Annual benchmark compensation figure rose by nearly $10,000, the lowest increase in years.

Postal Service prodded -- once again -- to do more with less

Despite job cuts, some lawmakers still criticize agency for retaining a bloated workforce.

Obama orders mine safety review

President wants Congress to beef up existing safety laws in wake of latest explosion in West Virginia.