Four proposals to boost efficiency put to public vote.
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IBM Center says government can free up $1 trillion by adopting commercial best practices.
Consistent documentation of reviews of war zone workforce should be reported to Congress, auditors concluded.
Some have refused FOIA requests to disclose ratings information.
Move could signal a rift between Republican purists and pragmatists.
Reining in costs and schedules takes more than technical knowlege, it also requires cross-functional leadership.
Excepted service hiring authority violates veterans preference regulations, MSPB says.
Appropriations Chairman Inouye and Senate Minority Leader McConnell support the practice of directing spending.
President Obama's deficit commission could help Republicans and Democrats find common ground, observer notes.
Improved assessments and welcome programs are keys to retaining talent, observers say.