OVERSIGHT - ALL ARTICLES
Finance executives from the private sector will have a lot to learn about federal operations.
Obama focuses on groundwork, rather than major appointments.
Regulation that takes effect on Jan. 15 has a higher threshold for contracts subject to the employee vetting requirement .
More than 20 agencies governmentwide administer foreign assistance programs.
Carole Jett retired earlier this year after a 33-year career at Agriculture's Natural Resources Conservation Service.
General overview includes a timeline for the first 90 days of the new administration, as well as other information on the state of play of military issues.
Agencies have made significant progress in cutting oil consumption, increasing efficiency.
The latest Plum Book includes five vacancies among the positions listed at the Office of Personnel Management.