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Administration alters stimulus job counting formula

OMB instructs recipients to count any position funded with Recovery Act dollars as a job saved.

Change of Fortunes

The Democrats’ hold on the House and Senate appears a lot more tenuous than it did one year ago.

Defense measure aims to improve contractors’ handling of sexual assault cases

Amendment forbids the Pentagon from doing business with companies that prevent alleged assault victims from taking legal action.

Senate moves up final healthcare overhaul vote

Bill is on track for final passage Thursday.

In manager's amendment, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., clarified OPM's role.

Senate language eases employee fears about OPM and health reform

Groups had recommended that federal employee plan be administered separately.

EEOC proposes changes to federal discrimination complaint process

Rules include new requirements for agencies, authorize pilot programs.

Senate on track to approve health bill

Chamber is expected to hold a series of votes this week on the legislation, with final passage expected on Dec. 24.

A combination of strategies will be used, says Jeff Zients, OMB's deputy director for management.

Agencies identify $19 billion in contract savings

OMB says plans show government is on track to meet President Obama’s mandate to cut $40 billion by fiscal 2011.

Senate vote sets up health overhaul passage

Democrats hope to get bill to Obama before State of the Union in late January.

Obama set to name cyber coordinator

White House confirms appointment of former Bush administration official Howard Schmidt, assures "regular access to the president."