Move follows GAO ruling citing flaws in how the Army reached a decision to outsource public works jobs.
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Senior administration official does not disclose specific instances, but agrees that the process for congressional notification needs to be improved.
Agency official says billions spent on homeland security since 2002 have made country safer, but admits FEMA has no way to definitively assess the improvement.
One of the stumbling blocks is disagreement over how much money the Postal Service would save by stopping Saturday service.
Proposal would require the Agriculture secretary and EPA administrator to develop a carbon credit program within one year of enactment.
Memo will cover acquisition workforce and outsourcing, among other procurement issues.
April Stephenson, head of the Defense Contract Audit Agency, has been reassigned to the Pentagon comptroller’s office.
Continuing resolution would keep the federal government running through Dec. 15.
Report argues for metrics to evaluate the Recovery Act’s effect in areas such as public safety and road repair.
Defense authorization legislation calls on Pentagon and OPM to work together on developing an alternative personnel system.