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Obama's next mission: Restoring the economy

In Oval Office address marking end of the Iraq war, president says he will focus on jumpstarting the economy and reducing unemployment.

Improper time-and-materials contracts prove costly

IG raps Army for lack of competition, weak oversight for war zone work.

Postal Service looks for ways to reduce labor costs

Agency will ask unions for changes in employee scheduling, wages and benefits, official says.

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NRC again tops list of best places to work in government

Survey responses indicate that overall, feds are growing more satisfied with their jobs and managers.

Targeted Spending

Public outrage over Citizens United has made some corporate political spending radioactive.

USPS pay-for-performance system called into question

Postmasters received incorrect ratings, lower pay than expected, observers say.

FAR Council to hear tribal concerns about new sole-source law

Some fear justification rule for contracts of more than $20 million could hinder Native American firms.

All eyes are on Air Force's expensive weapons program

The future prospects of the service rest largely on the fate of the Joint Strike Fighter.

FDA unveils performance management site

Online system will allow public to monitor agency’s activities and drug approval process.

From Nextgov.com: Contractors want to review troubled technology projects with OMB

Vendors say administration officials should allow them to weigh in on fixing the management of high-risk initiatives and should keep companies abreast of development interruptions.

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