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Congress questions Homeland Security’s approach to nuclear detection

GAO, scientists: Key acquisition programs are failing to deliver on promises.

September 25, 2008 Leave a comment

From Nextgov.com: Census pushes for $795 million for handhelds

Cost is lower than previous estimate, but bureau still faces developing and paying for fingerprinting up to 1 million workers for 2010 count .

September 25, 2008 Leave a comment

Panel explores potential bias against minority contractors

Researcher suggests updating and fine-tuning limits on the personal net worth of business owners participating in two federal programs.

September 25, 2008 Leave a comment

Homeland Security authorization bill falls by the wayside

Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs chairman says there isn't time to bring the bill before his committee.

September 24, 2008 Leave a comment

NIH director to step down

Elias Zerhouni has served in the position since 2002.

September 24, 2008 Leave a comment

Obama’s contracting plan met with approval, skepticism

Democratic presidential nominee vows to cut the number of contractors, reduce procurement spending by 10 percent.

September 24, 2008 Leave a comment

Deal clears way for bill giving IGs greater independence

House negotiators agree to drop provision limiting IGs to seven-year terms.

September 24, 2008 Leave a comment

McCain Stalls

Recent developments on Wall Street will make it harder for John McCain to win in November.

September 23, 2008 Leave a comment

Postal Service freezes hiring, promotions

Move follows agency's decision last month to offer early retirement to up to 130,000 clerks, mail handlers and supervisors.

September 23, 2008 Leave a comment

Homeland Security replaces head of troubled border program

Mark Borkowski, a veteran government manager, will now lead the multibillion-dollar virtual fence project.

September 23, 2008 Leave a comment