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Financial Services chairman praises GAO for oversight of rescue plan

Watchdog agency has assembled a team of nearly 20 in-house professionals to help oversee the program.

October 14, 2008 Leave a comment

Bush signs defense authorization bill

Law authorizes a 3.9 percent military pay raise.

October 14, 2008 Leave a comment

Preparing for the Transition: Dos and Don’ts

A former government executive lists what career professionals should -- and shouldn’t -- do when a new administration comes to Washington.

October 14, 2008 Leave a comment

Philadelphia-based consultant buys McConnell International

Clinton Rubin purchases federal consulting firm founded by former OMB tech chief in a move to enter stable federal market.

October 14, 2008 Leave a comment

Critics allege State broke acquisition rules in Baghdad contract

Deal raises questions about whether contractors should help investigate potential misuse of force by private sector guards.

October 14, 2008 Leave a comment

Orszag: Economic mess will change incoming president's agenda

It will be difficult to deal with much beyond the economy in the early stages of the next presidency, budget office chief says.

October 10, 2008 Leave a comment

Former procurement chief indicted again

Prosecutors level two new charges against David Safavian and revive three from his previous trial.

October 10, 2008 Leave a comment

Wall Street executive turned politician dissects the economic breakdown

New Jersey's governor, a former senator and CEO of Goldman Sachs, discusses the financial crisis and Henry Paulson's performance as Treasury secretary.

October 10, 2008 Leave a comment

Federal jobs not automatically competitive, administration argues

In court filing, Justice Department says president has authority to determine which jobs are subject to competition.

October 10, 2008 Leave a comment

Top officer says military should wean itself off supplementals

Defense should identify long-term needs that have been included in emergency spending bills and move them to the regular budget, Joint Chiefs of Staff chairman ...

October 9, 2008 Leave a comment