Gates says any protest of the lucrative contract award is unlikely to be successful.
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Measures would exempt companies and individuals working with the IRS on payment plans.
Shutdown appears less likely as Congress works on short-term plan.
Company is weighing information after losing bid contest.
Agency officials must be more diligent about entering comprehensive reports, witnesses tell Commission on Wartime Contracting.
Two-week extension might do little to soften positions over a broader funding measure for the rest of the fiscal year.
Potential changes also wouldn’t get USPS’ finances back in the black, OPM inspector general finds.
Measure will contain spending reductions in concession to GOP.
Measure would buy lawmakers two more weeks to negotiate funding levels for the rest of the fiscal year, possibly avoiding a government shutdown.
If the broader government closes up shop, some self-funded agencies will be immune to the effects.